5 Feb: Every day has its own history. The history of 5th February is special for India in the field of space and also has great significance for football lovers around the world. Sunita Williams Achieves Many Recordsv
In the first part of history we will talk about Sunita Williams. On February 5, 2007, she made a world record for staying in space for the longest time as a female astronaut. Sunita Williams is a shining star for India and the world. She is the second woman of Indian origin after Kalpana Chawla to go to space. Sunita Pandya Williams’s father is Dr. Deepak Pandya, who hails from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, while her mother is from Slovenia.
In the second part of history, we will talk about the two great stars of football in the present era, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr. On this day in 1985, Cristiano Ronaldo was born in a poor family in Portugal. Ronaldo, the youngest of four siblings, started playing football for the local team at the age of 8 and after performing well, became a member of the World Under 17 team. At the age of 18, he accepted an offer of 17 million US dollars from the English football club Manchester United and never looked back in his life. He is a professional footballer of Portugal and also in the national team.
Neymar also had a similar childhood to Ronaldo. On this day in 1992, Neymar Jr. was born in a poor family in Brazil. His father was also a good football player but the condition of the house was not good so he used to do small jobs. Neymar, who has been learning football since childhood, joined Brazil’s famous FC Santos club at the age of 11 and never looked back. Neymar was the world’s most expensive footballer in 2017 and is a part of the Brazil team.
In the third part of history, let’s talk about sweets. Yes, the date of 5th February is also known for an interesting incident in Britain. In fact, on this day in 1953, the years of controlled distribution of sweets in Britain were abolished and children ate sweets to their heart’s content.
Events that happened in the country and the world on 5th February
On this day in 2016, the Finance Ministry launched a YouTube channel.
In 2010, on 5 February, Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra won gold in the Netherlands International Shooting Championship by scoring 596 points out of 600.
On this day in 2007, India’s Sunita Williams became the woman to spend the most time in space.
On 5 February 1999, South African President Nelson Mandela gave his last speech addressing the nation in Parliament and resigned from his post in May of the same year.
On this day in 1996, puree made from GM tomatoes started being sold in the markets of England for the first time.
On 5th February in 1992, Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar retired from cricket after playing his last Test.
On this day in 1971, the astronauts of the Apollo 14 mission landed on the Moon.
On February 5, 1904, Cuba was freed from American occupation.