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Significance of March(Second half)

Updated on March 23, 2012
  Subhaschandra Bose
Subhaschandra Bose
  Ustad Bismillah Khan,the Shehanai enchanter from India
Ustad Bismillah Khan,the Shehanai enchanter from India
       William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth

The second half of March-events

March second half also has witnessed some important events in the long long course of history.Some are enumerated below-


Birth of dr.W.F. Haffkins, discoverer of cholera vaccination.-1860


St.Patrick's Day is celebrated in Irelend


* 1930- Pluto planet is discovered.

*1944- 'Azad Hind Fauz' (Indian National Army)launched by Netaji Subhaschandra Bose to fight against Britishers ,crosses Myanmar border and enters free India from Britishers.


*1972-India and Bangladesh sign a 25 years peace agreement.


*Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar, the voice of downtrodden people in India,starts 'Mahar Movement' to secure some rights to the downtrodden mahar community people in India.

*1922- First direct voyage between Mumbai and Suez, starts.

March- 21

* ' World Forestry Day'

*1916- Birth of famous Shehanai player, Ustad Bismillah Khan, India.

*Observed as -'International day for the eradication of racial descrimination'.


*' World Water resource day'

* 1957- India adopts national calender on the basis of 'shaks' era.


*'World Meteorological Day'

* 1986- India establishes its first women's company of Central police reserve force'.


*1882- poet William Wordsworth, passes away.

*1946- Fastest running train of India starts its first journey.

*'World TB Day.


*1989- India dedicates its first Super computer -X MP-14, to the nation.


*1972- First International sanskrit conference, starts.


*1934- birth of Yuri Gagarin,world's first Cosmonaut from Russia.

* 'World Theatre Day'.

March 28

1942- Ross Bihar Bose launches 'India Independence League' in Tokyo.


*1857- India's first war of independence gives out its first spark. Mangal Pandey starts his fight against british, in Barrackpore.

*India celebrates 'National Navigation Day'


* 1992- Sathyajit Ray, vetern Film Director from India, was awarded with honarary Oscar.


*1951- India gioves political asylum toDalai Lama, who flees from Tibet.

Many such memorable incidents might have been forgotten. Additional points for inclusion are welcome.




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      rednckwmn 8 years ago

      I love this. Pluto was discoverd on my birthday!! So cool. :) Facts are nice to know. Thanks for writing this.

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      Rudra 10 years ago

      Very interesting people born in March and happenings.