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Significance of April(First half)
April is significant
As I have done in some of my previous hubs, here I try try to bring to the forth some important events taken place in the momth of April.
1933-Indian Airforce was started.
Popularly celebrated as 'world fools Day'.
*world childrens litereture Day
1933- Death of RanjithSinghji, Famous cricketer who had won the admiration of even British cricket lovers. In his honour, "Ranji Trophy is instituted in India"
April-31984- First Indian cosmonaut, Rakesh Sharma, flies to space, in Soviet space shuttle
*Death anniversary of Chatrapathi Sambhaji, son of Chatrapathi Shivaji, who died in1680
1990- Latha Mangeshkar, celebrated singer form India, was awarded prestigious 'Dadasaheb Phalke award ' for her yeoman service to Indian film field.
*National Maritime dAy is celebrated in India
1961-First Government owned Pharmaseutical company started in India-1961
1930- Mahathma Gandhiji starts 'Salt Sathyagraha' in India
1850- Famous 'Kohinoor' diamond was taken by Britishers , from India to England.
1920- World famous sitar player Pandit Ravishankar born
* observed as -*World HEalth Day'
Death anniversary of Mangal Pondey, who revolted against Britishrule, in 1857 Indian war of independence
1984-Captain Banihal Singh of Indian army created world record by crossing Banihal pass with the help of just a hand glider
1875- Swami Dayanand Saraswathi announces the founding of Arya samaj to reform Hinduism.
1919-Establishment of International Labour Union
1961- Yuri Gagarin , first cosmonaut, travels in the space.
*celebrated as world Aviation and cosmonauties day.
1699- 10th Sikh Guru, Govindsinghji starts Khalsa sect.
1919- Jallianwala bagh massacre takes place in Amritsar,India.
1865- Abraham Linclon ,dies.
1891- Birth of Dr. babasaheb Ambedkar
*Observed as 'Fire Brigade Day'
1469-Birth of sikh Guru GurunanakDev.
1950-Starting of Bhudan movement in India.