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Today 03 September 2014 in History

1728 - Matthew Boulton, Engineer who assisted James Watt

1942 - Al Jardine, Guitarist with the 'Beach Boys'

1944 - Geoff Arnold, Sussex cricketer

1913 - Alan Ladd, American film actor

1940 - Pauline Collins, TV film and stage actress

1936 - Elizabeth Dawn, Actress ('Vera' in Coronation Street)

1944 - Gary Walker, Of the Pop group 'The Walker Brothers'

1988 - The first fines for not filling and returning poll tax registration forms were issued in Scotland

1983 - Gales lashed Britain, leading to the deaths of five people

1976 - The US spacecraft Viking 2 successfully landed on Mars

1967 - Sweden changed to driving on the on the right side of the road, in common with most of Europe

1939 - Britain and France declared war on Germany, starting World War 2

1935 - Malcolm Campbell achieved a new world landspeed record of 301.13mph on Bonneville Salt Flats, USA

1916 - Captain L. Robinson, flying over London, became the first pilot to shoot down a Zeppelin; he was awarded a 'Victoria Cross'

1783 - The American 'War of Independence' came to an end, when Britain signed a treaty in Paris

1658 - Oliver Cromwell, known as the Lord Protector, died of pneumonia



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Tamil Calendar vs Hindu Calendar

By Soosai Prakash A

Tamil calendar is a derivative of old Zodiac calendar now based on modern lunar year system.

Tamil Calendar uses solar calendar system for calculating number days per year and at the same time calculating number of days in a month using sun moving from one Tamil Raasi to the other, making Tamil months to have 29 to 32 days length. In contrast, Telugu (Hindu) uses only lunar calendar…

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