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In which year was Boxing discontinued as a sport in Oak Grove?
Boxing was discontinued as a sport in Oak Grove in the year 1968.
Which Deputy Minister of Railway sanctioned the squash court that was inaugurated in 1965 near the Boys school tennis courts?
Shah Nawaz Khan was a former Indian National Army officer and a national squash champion. He visited OG as Deputy Minister of Railways in the early 1960s.
Who was the first Headmistress of Girls School?
Alice Chapman from was the first Headmistress of Girls School, from 19-5-1888 to 07-08-1908.
Which famous author and mountaineer crossed OG bounds while escaping prison in World War II?
Heinrich Harrier, author of Seven Years in Tibet, passed the OG grounds in the second world war years, escaping from the Clementown jail in Dehradun, enroute to Tibet via Jharipani and Landour.
This film personality has scored cricket centuries against all major Mussoorie schools. His century against OG came in May 2001. Who is he?
Vishal Bhardwaj (Director of Maqbool, Omkara, Ishqiya, Haider etc) has played several cricket matches in the valley over the years.
Who suggested making Tuesdays and Thursdays into vegetarian menu days, considering them as holy?
Lal Bahadur Shastri suggested vegetarian days at OG, when he visited as Railway Minister.
In which year was the DM Swing Memorial hockey tournament started in the school?
The DM Swing Memorial hockey tournament was started in Oak Grove in 1995.
Before East India Railways bought the Oak Grove estate in 1888, this venture, called the Sind Punjab Railway School was started at which estate?
In 1887, an off-shoot of the Lahore Railway School, called the Sind Punjab Railway School was started at Fairlawn. After EIC associated themselves with this venture in 1888, Oak Grove estate was bought.
There are three large bells in Oak Grove. Where were these bells made?
The three large bells in Oak Grove were made in Jamalpur. The story goes that when they were rung, the sound would be heard in Mussoorie.
The Pole Vault records for boys stood for the longest time, both for Junior and Senior divisions. Who is credited for these records?
V Ganter. The Junior division record since 1943 and the senior division since 1949.
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