Shri Taluku Ramaswamy Subbarao (1920-1984) popularly known as Ta Ra Su was born on 21 Apr 1920 in Malebennur in Davangere District Karnataka .He was a renowned journalist ,scholar and author whose novels were also made into films.
A Special cover was released in his memory on 20 Jan 2017 at Davangere.
Charles John Huffan Dickens ( 1912 -1970) or Charles Dickens was an English Writer and social critic. He is regarded as the greatest Novelist of Victorian Era and created World’s Best known Fictional characters. The Characters he created were from his personal while growing up and working in England.
His most famous works include Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist , Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield,Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities ,Old Curiosity Shop.
Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on 23 July 1970 to mark his 100th Death Anniversary.
60 Dirhams – Charles Dickens ,
1 Riyal – Signature,Quill Pen and Lamp,
1.25 Riyal – Dickens and “The Old Curiosity Shop”,
Dubai Stamps – 13th World Scout Jamboree Japan 1971
Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on the 13th World Scout Jamboree which was held at Asagiri heights on the western side of Mount Fuji in Fujinomiya Japan from 2-10 Aug 1971. A total of 23,758 scouts attended.
Major League Baseball All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Special Covers 2000-Part II
In 1999 the Major League Baseball All Century Baseball Team was chosen by popular votes of Fans. A Panel of experts first compiled a list of 100 greatest Major League players from the past Century. Over two million fans voted.
The panel named a thirty member team after vote account and nominations.
US Postal Service issued a set of 20 stamps on Legends of Baseball on 06 Jul 2000. Special covers on 10 Legends who feature in nominations for All century team are listed.