His Majesty Airship No. 1, wrecked by strong winds in 1911 On this day during on September 24, 1911, “His Majesty Airship No. 1”, Britain’s first rigid airship, is wreck by strong winds before her maiden flight at Barrow-in-Furness. When it was move from
The man who bought Stonehenge in 1915 On this day during on September 21, 1915, Sir Cecil Herbert Edward Chubb bought the English prehistoric monument Stonehenge for £6,600. He donated Stonehenge to the British government in 1918. Stonehenge is one of the most famous
First batsman to hit identical Test Century in the same test in 1982 On this day during on September 17, 1982, Sri Lanka batsman Duleep Mendis became the first and only Sri Lankan batsman to hit an identical Test Century in the same test. Duleep scored 105 runs in the first
Sri Lanka first Test match win On this day during on September 11, 1985, Sri Lanka recorded their first ever Test match win in their cricketing history, doing so in their 14th attempt. Sri Lanka convincingly won by 149 runs against India at Colombo’s P Sara Stadium.
On this day, the world first computer bug reported in 1947 On this day during on September 09, 1947, a team of computer scientists and engineers reported the world first computer bug. A bug is a flaw or glitch in a system. However, this was no ordinary ‘software bug’. It was
Dream ODI Debut by Maheesh Theekshana in 2021 On this day during on September 07, 2021, Maheesh Theekshana ODI Debut (202 Caps) for Sri Lanka. He played his first match against South Africa at Colombo (RPS). He became the first Sri Lankan cricketer born in the 21st century
1939, World War II began by Germany invades Poland On this day during on September 01, 1939, Nazi Germany, under Adolf Hitler, and Slovakia invades Poland, began the European phase of World War II. The first German attack of the war came against the Polish defenses at