In May 2012 Northern Italy was struck by two powerful earthquakes which caused loss of lives and property in the region. These came to be known as Emilia earthquakes. San Marino issued a stamp -Pro Emilia – For Emilian areas hit by quake. The stamp was issued on 30 Aug 2012.
World Alzheimer’s Day -Special Cover -India- Sep 21
September 21st every year is World Alzheimer’s Day around the World . This is an international campaign aimed at raising awareness and challenge the common stigma that surrounds Alzheimer related dementia.
Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that impairs memory and other mental functions.It is the most common form of dementia that genaralises memory loss and loss of other other cognitive abilities that are serious enough to interfere with an individual’s daily life.
A Special cover on Alzheimer’s Day 2006 is listed.
Brooks Koepka Voted PGA Tour Player of the year 2017-18
Brooks Koepka of USA ,this year’s US Open and PGA Championship winer ,was announced as US PGA Tour Player of the Year,having won a vote by tour players.The 28 -year-old american captured the Jack Nicklaus trophy after a historic and eventful 2017-18 season that saw him defending US Open crown at by winning at Shinecock and then denying Tiger Woods a 15th major title by winning the 100th PGA Champioship at Bellerive.
A Special cancellation on Penfold PGA Championships held at Royal St George ,Sandwich from May 28-31 1976. It was a European Circuit Tournament and was Won by Neil Coles of England in 1976.
The FIFA U-20 World Cup is a biennial football World Championships organised by FIFA for U-20 male players. It was first held in 1977 in Tunisia. Until 2005 it was known as FIFA World Youth Championships.
The 22nd edition of FIFA U-20 World Cup will be held in Poland from 23 May to 15 Jun 2019. The 2017 edition held in South Korea and England won the Cup beating Venezuela in the Finals.
The 2003 edition was held in UAE and was known as FIFA World Youth Championships. EMIRATES 2003 was won by Brazil defeating Spain 1-0 in the Finals. It was the 14th edition of the Cup.
United Arab Emirates released a Postage stamp on 09 Sep 2003 to commemorate this event.
The Arabian Gulf Cup Football also called Gulf Cup is a biennial Football Competition for the Arab states of Persian Gulf and Yemen. It was first held in 1970 which was won by Kuwait. The 23rd edition was held in Dec 17 -Jan 18 in Kuwait.
The 18th Arabian Gulf Cup was held in UAE and won by UAE. A set of two stamps was issued by UAE on 09 May 2007.