Today marks the 78th birth anniversary of legendary Indian Test cricketer Dilip Narayan Sardesai (August 8, 1940 – July 2, 2007). He was the only Goa-born cricketer to play for India, and was often regarded as India’s best batsman against spin bowling. He was known as Indian cricket’s Renaissance Man. He was nicknamed Sardee-man by West Indian fans. He passed away in 2007, aged 67, due to a chest infection.
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Ten Inspirational Quotes of Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela International Day, also known as Mandela Day, is annually observed on July 18, Mandela’s birthday. It commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on July 18, 2010. However, the first Mandela Day was launched in New York on July 18, 2009, Mandela’s 91st birthday.