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.

This Day, That Year – July 2

This day in history we feature, alligator from the sky. On this day in 1843, an alligator fell from the sky during a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina. Trivia – Alligator from the Sky As per a clipping from a New Orleans newspaper, “residents of Charleston, South Carolina, came face to teeth with an alligator […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – July 1

This day in history we feature, Princess Diana. Diana, Princess of Wales, was a member of the British royal family born on this day in 1961. Trivia – Princess Diana Diana was born into the British nobility and grew up close to the royal family on their Sandringham estate. In 1981, while working as a […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 30

This day in history we feature, Chevrolet Corvette. The first Chevrolet Corvette, more commonly known as the ‘Vette’, was manufactured on this day in 1953. Trivia – Chevrolet Corvette The Corvette is currently the only two-seat sports car produced by a major domestic auto manufacturer and it serves as Chevrolet’s halo vehicle. In 1953, GM […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 29

This day in history we feature, the original iPhone. Apple‘s very first iPhone model, and the first smartphone designed and marketed, was released on this day in 2007. Trivia – The Original iPhone Development of the iPhone as a product began in 2005, and continued in secrecy until its public unveiling. The device broke with […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 28

This day in history we feature, Elon Musk. Known as the wealthiest person in the world, Elon Musk is a business magnate and investor born on this day in 1971. Trivia – Elon Musk He is the founder, CEO, and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; angel investor, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla Inc.; founder of […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 27

This day in history we feature, Tobey Maguire. Tobey Maguire is an American actor and film producer born on this day in 1975. Trivia – Tobey Maguire He is best known for playing the title character from Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, a role he later reprised in Spider-Man: No Way Home. Related read – Spiderman’s […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 26

This day in history we feature, Ariana Grande. Known for her incredible vocals and iconic ponytail, Ariana Grande is an American singer-songwriter and actress born on this day in 1993. Trivia – Ariana Grande She rose to fame for playing Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious and Sam & Cat. Grande signed a […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 25

This day in history we feature, Linda Cardellini. Linda Cardellini is an American actress born on this day in 1975, known for her leading role in the teen drama Freaks and Geeks. Trivia – Linda Cardellini Cardellini also starred in the medical drama ER, the drama thriller Bloodline, and the tragicomedy Dead to Me. Her […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 24

This day in history we feature, Lionel Messi. Lionel Andrés Messi, also known as Leo Messi, is an Argentine professional footballer born on this day in 1987. Trivia – Lionel Messi He plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and captains the Argentina national team, and is often considered the best player […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 23

This day in history we feature, a tightrope over Grand Canyon. Nik Wallenda became the first man to successfully walk across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope on this day in 2013. Trivia – Tightrope over Grand Canyon Nik Wallenda became the first person to walk a high wire across the Little Colorado River Gorge […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – June 22

This day in history we feature, Lady and the Tramp. Walt Disney’s animated film “Lady and the Tramp” was released on this day in 1955. Trivia – Lady and the Tramp It was directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske, and features the voices of Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Bill Thompson, Bill Baucom, […]...Read More