On this day :
1957 Nevada is site of firstever underground nuclear explosion, 1777 Arnold and Gates argue at First Battle of Saratoga, 1973 Death of countryrock pioneer leads inspires car crime, 1862 Union forces defeat Rebels at the Battle of Iuka, 1959 Khrushchev barred from visiting Disneyland, 1995 Newspaper publishes Unabomber manifesto, 1985 Earthquake shakes Mexico City, 1881 President Garfield succumbs to shooting wounds, 1893 New Zealand first in womens vote, 1955 Peron deposed in Argentina, 1994 US forces land in Haiti, 1995 Unabomber manifesto published, 1990 Goodfellas opens, 2000 Michael Chabons Pulitzer Prizewinning novel debuts, 1985 The US Senate convenes the PMRC hearings on Capitol Hill, 1827 Jim Bowie stabs a Louisiana banker with his famous knife, 1881 President James Garfield dies, 1988 Louganis wins gold in springboard, 1966 Pressure mounts against continued US involvement in Vietnam, 1969 Nixon cancels draft calls for November and December, 1918 British offensive begins in Palestine, 1941 Germans bombard Leningrad,

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