This Week, That Year (November 6th to 12th)


Do you know why was odd-even rule brought into use in New Delhi? Do you know when did “Donald Trump enough?” joke started? Do you know when was WWW officially proposed? Do you know when was the non-operator assistance long distance call made? Know about it and more in our, “This Week, That Year” from November 6th to November 12th

November 6th

On this day in the year 2016, India’s capital, Delhi’s government declared levels of air-pollution in an emergency state. The magnitude was so high that most of the high-tech equipments could not take the readings. Many schools, construction sites, and a thermal power plant were closed due to the pollution. The famous, odd-even rule was a outcome of this pollution.

November 7th

On this day in the year 1888 one of the brightest gems of India, Sir C. V. Raman was born. Sir C. V. Raman was an Indian physicist, and a Nobel Prize Winner for Physics. Sir C. V. Raman discovered that when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes wavelength. This phenomenon, subsequently started to be called as Raman Scattering.

November 8th

This is a day of laughter for some, and panic for some as on this day in the year 2016, Donald Trump won the Presidential elections and is elected as the President of United States for America. Republican Trump won over the Democrat Hillary Clinton by a margin of 2.9 Million votes and made the Simpsons episode on Trump being the President come true.

 November 9th

On this day in the year 1921, Albert Einstein received the Noble Prize in Physics for “his services to theoretical Physics.” The award was especially given to him for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect. Also on this day in the year 1989, the Germany-Berlin Wall opens for the first time since it’s inception in 1961.    

November 10th

It is a historic day for the mankind as on this day in the year 1951, first long distance telephone call is made without an operator assistance. It was till then that an operator assistant was needed to make a telephone call, but the trunk call could be made without an operator assistance.

November 11th

On this day in the year 1974 on of the finest actors world has ever seen, Leonardo DiCaprio was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. DiCaprio has performed some of the some beautiful roles in movies like The Revenant, Titanic, Gangs of New York, The Great Gatsby and many more. He has won an Oscar and tons of other awards in his journey as of now.      

November 12th

On this day in the year 1990, Tim Berners-Lee officially drafted a proposal for the World Wide Web, hence creating history and giving a new face to the mankind. It was one of the most vital step for today’s humans.

Disclaimer: We might have missed on some of the other important events, but these are events which have the highest value in our regards. 

About the Author:

Dipesh Jindal
(DAV College 10; Subeditor Outside Campus)

Either silent or sarcastic. An old soul born in 21st century. Ambivert. OY. Food lover. Write until alive. Believes in ‘serve and be served’. Suffers from a syndrome of laughing at every point time.



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