Significance of April(Second half)
Second part of April
Second part of April month has witnessed many important events in history. Some of them are below.
1853- Indian railways runs its first train between main railway station in Mumbai, to Thane,
1479-Suradas, Famous Hindi poet, born
*World Haemophilia Day.
1904- Birth of Ramanath Goenka, founder of INDIAN EXPRESS group of
1955- Death of Albert Einstein
*World Heritage Day
1975- India launches its first satellite-ARYABHATA
1960- India starts its first Boeing 707 jet flight, to London
1993- India successfully launches its rocket missile-Rohini
1889- Birth of Adolf hitler
*Observed as 'Secreteries Day'.
1971-Indian Govt. establishes 'BharathiyaProject andMaterial Nigam' to manage the material needs of big projects.
*Observed as 'Earth Day'.
1958-Indian Navy Gets first chief in the form of Admiral R.D.Katari
*Observed as 'World Book and Copyright Day'
1942- Death of Pandith Deenanath Mangeshkar, famous Marathi singer and father of famous playback singer-Latha Mangeshkar.
1973-Birth of SACHIN TENDULKAR,the celebrated batsman.
1982- Regular telecast in colour, begins from NewDelhi
1920-Great mathematician Ramanujan, dies at the young age of 32.
1999-World record in marathon Disco dancing for 463 hours set by Indian disco dancer-V.R.P. Menon
1878-Calcutta University decides to extend the approval of women for higher education in Universities.
1919- U.N.O established with itsheadquarters in U S A.
*Observed as 'Green Consumers Day'.
2001-Death of Babu Tshering , who had climbed Everest 11 times. He belonged to Nepal.
*Observed as 'World Dance Day"
1979- George Wahington elected as first president of America.
1945-Adolf Hitler, the dictater, commits suicide.
So is the importance of these days in history. Is it not a wonder taht everyday hides in its womb so many secrets of history!
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