India won the first ever T20 international Cricket World Cup on this day in 2007, beating Pakistan by 5 runs in the final in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Did you know that:
- India’s Mars Orbiter Mission made it the first Asian nation to reach Mars orbit, and the first country in the world to do so in its first attempt on this day in 2014.
- Honda, world’s largest manufacturers of motorcycles and internal combustion engines, was incorporated on this day in 1948.
- Cathay Pacific, inspired by China’s ancient name, and its founders’ ambition to “one day fly across the Pacific”, was founded on this day in 1946.