19 July : ‘Wimbledon’ got its name and fame

Wimbledon is 139 years old today. The final match was played on 19th July 1877 in Wimbledon, London. The Championship was a men’s tennis tournament held at the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club (AEC & LTC). It was the world’s first official lawn tennis tournament, and was later recognised as the first Grand Slam tournament or “Major”. The tournament started on 9 July 1877, and the final was played on 19 July in front of a crowd of about 200 people. Spencer Gore, a 27-year-old rackets player from Wandsworth, became the first Wimbledon champion by defeating William Marshall, a … Continue reading 19 July : ‘Wimbledon’ got its name and fame

19 June : A record holder Cat

I hate Mondays. Commonly said and heard saying, these three words are his favourite too. A lazy, fat and cynical cat. It’s his birthday today and this cat is the famous fictional character from the comic strip ‘Garfield’ created by Jim Davis. June 19, 1978 was the first publication of Garfield. Garfield held the Guinness World Record for being the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip. #Hindi आज 1978 में मशहूर comic strip Garfield का पहली बार प्रकाशन हुआ था. इस किरदार की कल्पना जिम डेविस ने की थी. Garfield का नाम guinness book of world records में सबसे ज्यादा छापी … Continue reading 19 June : A record holder Cat