Timeline of GOOGLE : 1995 – 2011 , continued….

1995 – Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin meet at Stanford University, when Brin shows Page, a prospective postgraduate student, around. The two apparently disagree about everything they discuss.

1996 – By this stage both computer science postgraduate students, the two collaborate on a search engine called BackRub, which eventually takes up so much bandwidth that Stanford removes it from the university servers.

1997 – The search engine’s name is changed to GOOGLE , a play on the word “googol”, the term for the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeros. It is intended to demonstrate their intent to organise the web’s seemingly infinite amount of content.

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Timeline of GOD of Cricket – SRT , 1988-2011

February 23-25, 1988

A monster in the making
Sachin Tendulkar, 14, and Vinod Kambli, 16 compile a 664-run unbroken partnership for Shardashram Vidyamandir against St Xavier’s at Azad Maidan. Kambli makes 349 not out, Tendulkar 326 not out. It remains the highest partnership recorded in any form of cricket, until in November 2006 two schoolboys from Hyderabad – Manoj Kumar and Mohammad Shaibaz – overtake the record with an unbeaten 721-run partnership.

December 11, 1988

Truly first-class debut
At 15, scores an unbeaten century against Gujarat at the Wankhede Stadium to become the youngest Indian to make a hundred on first-class debut. Was picked after Bombay captain Dilip Vengsarkar watched him negotiate Kapil Dev in the nets.

December 14, 1989

Bloody-minded to start with
On the last day of the last Test of his first Test series, in Sialkot, gets hit on the nose by Waqar Younis – also in his first series. Falls down, gets up, and wipes away the gushing blood. Medical assistance is declined. Is eventually out for 57.

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