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1-Acupuncture was first used as a medical treatment in 2700 BC by Chinese emperor Shen-Nung.

2-Yellowstone is the world’s 1st national park. It was dedicated in 1872.

3-The Republic of Israel was established April 23, 1948.

4-The first country to abolish capital punishment was Austria in 1787.

5-The shortest war on record, between Britain and Zanzibar in 1896, lasted just 38 minutes

6-The supersonic Concorde jet made its first trial flight on January 1, 1969.

7-The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal. It was adopted as the international signal for distress in 1912, and the Titanic struck the iceberg in April of that year.

8-The name of the first airplane flown at Kitty Hawk by the Wright Brothers, on December 17, 1903, was Bird of Prey.

9-Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo by British, German, and Dutch forces in 1815.

10-Sally Ride became the first American woman in space in 1983

11- Language of Vedas was Sanskrit

12-There are 1028 Vedic texts in Rig-Veda

13-The word Bharat comes first from Rig-Veda.

14-Savitri or Sun is worshipped in Gayatri mantra

15-Gayatri Mantra is mentioned in 3rd mandal of Rig-Veda

16-Satyamev Jayate is taken from Mundakopnishad

17- The birth and rebirth is mentioned in Vrihadranyaka

18- Om has been used for 1028 times in Rigveda

19-Mahabharat was the largest epic of Vedic period written by Vedvyas in Sanskrit

20-Goldsmith was called as Hiranyakata.

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