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Years Ago Today: World Water Day is observed on March 22 and focuses on the importance of water



1888: English Football League established

It was the top football league and the oldest competition in the world of football

This body organises two knock out competitions- EFL Cup, EFL Trophy

Membership club is divided into three division- EFL Champions , EFL League One and EFL League Two

Founded in 1888, The English Football League is a league competition featuring professional football clubs from England and Wales. It was the top football league and the oldest competition in the world football. The English Football League is also the name of the governing body of the league competition, and this body also organises two knock-out cup competitions, they are, English Football League Cup and English Football League Trophy. The membership club is divided into three categories, EFL Champions, EFL League One and EFL League Two.The operation centre is based in Preston whereas commercial office is based in London.

1993: World Water Day celebrated

World Water Day is observed on March 22 and focuses on the importance of water

Today 2.1 billion people around the world live without safe drinking water at home affecting their health

The theme for World Water day 2018 is 'Nature for water' - exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, there are over 2.1 billion people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using contaminated water. Sustainable Development Goal 6 commits the world to ensure that everyone has access to safe water by 2030, and includes targets for protecting the natural environment and reducing pollution.

1997: Tara Lipinski becomes youngest women's skating world champion

She won the 1997 World Figure Skating Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland

She got the title at the age of 14

She began ice skating in 1988

Born on June 10, 1982 Tara Lipinski is an American skater, actress and a sports commentator. Tara who began skating at an early age came to national prominence when she won the junior level 1994 U.S Olympic Festival Competition. She is the youngest women skating figure as well as the youngest athlete in any discipline to win the gold medal. By 1995, as she gained a lot of media attention, the media coined the term 'Tara-Mania' for her. In late 1996, she became the first woman skater to land a triple loop/ triple loop jump combination which went on to become her signature element. At the age of 14, she also won the 1997 Champion Series Final and again became the youngest to have won the title. Tara has made several television appearances and acted in films.