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1936 First issue of Life is published, 1749 Reluctant Patriot Edward Rutledge is born, 1966 Elvis Presleys Spinout opens in US theaters, 1819 Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss born, 1981 Reagan gives CIA authority to establish the Contras, 1959 The Birdman of Alcatraz is allowed a small taste of freedom, 1980 Southern Italy rocked by earthquake, 1499 Flemish pretender executed in London, 1859 Billy the Kid born, 1876 Boss Tweed delivered to authorities, 1979 IRA member sentenced for Mountbattens assassination, 1990 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory creator Roald Dahl dies, 2012 Larry Hagman star of Dallas and I Dream of Jeannie dies, 1874 Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy is published, 1936 Blues legend Robert Johnson makes firstever recording, 1903 Colorado governor sends militia to Cripple Creek, 1804 Franklin Pierce is born, 1984 BC wins on Hail Mary, 1970 Laird discloses the details of the Son Tay Raid, 1972 Paris peace talks deadlocked, 1915 Battle of Ctesiphon in Mesopotamia, 1940 Romania becomes an Axis power,

Events

MarkMyThoughts at Gopal Sharma Schools

It was an Open House Day at Gopal Sharma Group of Schools and the team of MarkMyThoughts was there to spread awareness about the platform among the students, their parents and the teachers. The school was buzzing with the children and their parents, some happy about their results, some not so happy about it. Amidst all this, our team introduced the concept of MarkMyThoughts to the people out there. The idea was appreciated by many and some even tried to suggest new ideas. It was a nice wholesome experience with kids and their parents looking out at the platform as an excellent way to boost up the writing skills of our young generation. Many kids and adults opted for on-the-spot registrations which was a clear indication of their determination to showcase their writing talents.

 

Some of the views expressed during the event:

 

  • It's a good online platform for kids - Dipti Nair

 

  • It is a very nice thought - Sachi Keshri

 

  • Brilliant way of motivating children to write - Ektaa Chopra