This Day, That Year – October 11

This Day, That Year – October 11

Born on this day in 1942, Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer, and former politician known for his work in Hindi cinema.

Did you know that:

• The Juliana, the first steam-powered ferryboat, began operating on this day in 1811
• A patent for a collapsible tube used for toothpaste was granted to John Rand on this day in 1841
• David Houston patented roll film for cameras on this day in 1881

Zoya Siddiqui

Zoya is a fledgling journalist with a natural penchant for wordsmithery and a soft corner for environment and wildlife. A literature student, she contributes articles on history, environment and latest fads.

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