1.The game of basket ball was created by Dr. James Naismith
in December 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts to condition
young athlets during cold months.
2.Melvin Jones and fellow Chicago businessman found Lions Clubs
to improve the community. The first convention takes place at the
Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas(1917). Lions clubs became international
by chartering a club in Windsor, Canada.Main purpose of the Lions Club
is to take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare
of the communiity. Motto of the Lions Club-”We Serve”
3.In 1824 an Englishman named Joseph Aspdin invented Portland cement
by burning finely ground chalk and clay in a kiln until the carbon dioxide
was removed. It was named ”Portland Cement” because it resembled the
high-quality building stones found in Portland, England.
4.Rotary is where neighbors, friends and problem solvers share ideas,
join leaders and take action to create lasting change. Paul P. Harris
was a Chicago Illinois attorney. He founded Rotary International,
the world’s first service club on 23 February, 1905.