This Day, That Year – September 15

This Day, That Year – September 15

Dame Agatha Christie, Lady Mallowan, was an English writer born on this day in 1890, known for her sixty-six detective novels and fourteen short story collections.

Did you know that:

• Jan Matzeliger, the inventor of the shoe-lacing machine, was born on this day in 1852
• The first use of tanks in warfare, “Little Willies” was at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette on this day in 1916
• Google.com was registered as a domain name on this day in 1997


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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