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Hockey’s Jadoogar – Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand popularly known as hockey's jadoogar. Dhyan Chand was born on 29th August, 1905 at Allahabad. His father was in the British Indian...
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General Knowledge Compendium

The first person to fly in Great Britain – William Cody in 1908

The first person coupe to fly across the Atlantic – Sir John Akock and Sir A. Whitten Brown in 1919

The first solo Atlantic flight – Charles Lindbergh, May 1927

The first Women to fly the Atlantic – Amelia Earhart, June 1928

The first man to travel in space – Yuri Gagarin, April 1961

The first man walk on the moon – Neil Armstrong, July 1969

The first woman to fly solo from England to Australia – Amy Johnson

The first person to fly the English Channel from Calais to Dover – Loonies Bleriot

The first person to fly from England to New Zealand – Jean Gardner Batten

The first person to cross Africa from East to West – Verney L. Cameron

The first person to take a successful photograph of the human face – John William Draper

The first mountaineers to reach the top of Mountain Everest – Sherpa Tensing and Sir Edmund Hillary

The first Socialist to be elected to the House of Commons – James Keir Hardie

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