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1956

For archive (Updated on February 19, 2019)

Matriculation

  • Three students from St. Peter’s High School stood First, Second and Joint Third in the Matriculation examination of 1956.
  • Than Myint (Harry, later Ph.D. in Physics) from St. Paul’s High School was Joint Third.

Sixth Buddhist Council

  • The Sixth Buddhist Council ended after reaffirming the Tipitaka and selected Commentaries.
  • The reaffirmed texts were translated into Burmese.
  • Both Pali and Burmese Tipitaka Texts were published.
  • Sayadaw U Silandananda and team were assigned to compile and publish the Tipitaka Pali-Burmese Dictionary.

RUBC

  • RUBC (Rangoon University Boat Club) invited CURC (Calcutta University Rowing Club) and CLC (Calcutta Lake Club) to the Annual Regatta.
  • The Prime Minister’s Challenge Cup for Inter-Club Coxed Fours was competed by the teams from RUBC, CURC and CLC.
  • The President’s Challenge Cup for Inter-Club Coxed Eights was competed by the teams of RUBC and CURC-CLC combined.

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