This Day, That Year – October 13

This Day, That Year – October 13

Born on this day in 1925, Margaret Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, also known as the “Iron Lady”, was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Did you know that:

• The Whirlpool Galaxy was discovered by astronomer Charles Messier on this day in 1773
• Garrett Morgan patented his safety hood device, which would later be refined into the gas mask, on this day in 1914
• The burglar alarm-ultrasonic or radio waves was patented by Samuel Bagno on this day in 1953

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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