Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
An Australian cricketer who served as the Captain and holds the world record of 156 Test matches.
A Hungarian composer, pianist and conductor.
A French writer, novelist and dramatist.
An American former figure skater who won three-time World Champion and Olympic Champion in Ladies'.
The Bank of England is founded by Parliament with capital of 1.2 million to fund the siege of Namur in the Spanish Netherlands.
An operation organized by American financier Cyrus West Field completes the first Atlantic cable allowing regular telegraph communication between the United States and Europe.
In search of a treatment for diabetes, Canadian physiologists Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best are the first to isolate the hormone insulin.
Bugs Bunny makes his film debut in the Warner Brothers cartoon "A Wild Hare," directed by Tex Avery.
The United Nations, North Korea and China sign an armistice agreement ending the Korean War and creating a demilitarized buffer zone between North and South Korea. South Korea refuses to sign the accord.
On the same day that a bomb explodes in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park, killing one person, Canada's Donovan Bailey wins the men's 100 meters, setting a new world record of 9.84 seconds.
An American figure skater who developed freestyle routines that showed great artistry and her training in ballet was born on 27th July 1948 in California. She won the first of several junior titles at various United States competitions. At the 1968 Winter Olympics, she was the winner of the women's figure skating gold medal. Fleming won the world title in 1966, 1967, and 1968. After Fleming's victory at the 1968 world championships, she retired from competitive skating. Fleming later toured in professional ice skating shows and was noted for her figure skating specials on television. She also became a television commentator.
Author : Dr. Nidhi Jindal