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Day in History
Queen Victoria, who was just 18 years old, ascended the British throne on the death of her uncle William IV.
The Dead Sea Scrolls are the oldest known manuscripts of any books of the Bible. Some of the scrolls may be more than 2000 years old. They were discovered in the mid 1900s in caves near the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea in Palestine and Israel.
When Francis Day built Fort St. George, he was severely criticised for selecting a place which had no natural harbour. Ships had to anchor far out at sea and the passengers had to be brought ashore by masullas, boats made of planks tied together. However, by 1881, an artificial harbour was constructed north of the Marina beach. Today, Chennai is a major shipping centre.
Almost every major river in India has its origins in hoary myth and the Narmada is no exception. A legend relates that a severe drought gripped the earth. The gods and men appealed to Siva for succour.