„As a result of a long sequence of coincidences I entered the programming profession officially on the first spring morning of 1952, and as far as I have been able to trace, I was the first Dutchman to do so in my country.“

1970s, The Humble Programmer (1972)

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—  Sheikh Hasina Prime Minister of Bangladesh 1947

At the UN general assembly to launch the sustainable development goals (SDGs). https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/sep/25/sheikh-hasina-i-want-to-make-bangladesh-poverty-free-sustainable-development-goals (25 September 2015)

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—  Rahul Dravid Indian cricketer 1973

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