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”,
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.
Chindodi Leela (1937-2010) was born in 1937 at Devangere. She was a renowned stage and Kannada film actress and author.She had over 10,000 stage performances and was awarded Padmashree. She belonged to and managed KBR drama Company founded in 1928 by her Father. She even headed the Karnataka Nataka Academy.
Rotary Club of Bangalore South -Birth Centenary Dr Jonas Salk -Special Cover 2015.
A Special Cover was released in Bangalore on 18 Jan 2015 to celebrate Birth Centenary of Dr Jonas Edward Salk (1914-1995) who discovered Polio Vaccine. the Cover was released by Rotary Club of Bangalore South.