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Everyday is significant-October (First half)

Updated on April 15, 2011
 senior citizen
senior citizen
 Guru Govind Singhji
Guru Govind Singhji
 mother Teresa
mother Teresa
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Emblem of Indian Air Force
 Sri Jaiprakash Narayan-The man as pure as Mahathma Gandhi
Sri Jaiprakash Narayan-The man as pure as Mahathma Gandhi
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Indian Atomic Research centre-Mumbai
 Amitabh Bacchan
Amitabh Bacchan
 B.R.Ambedkar pioneer of movement for downtroddens in India
B.R.Ambedkar pioneer of movement for downtroddens in India

No day is bad!

People often wait for a 'good day' to start doing a good work. But, No, it is proper forethought, planning, ability to accumulate resources etc, that make a venture success. If we look into the history, we shall understand that everyday has witnessed an important event.

I propose to publish a series of 12 articles in which I wish to bringforth how each day in every month has seen something significant. As the first attempt, I hereby devote this article for the significance of each day in October, the month that is to follow immidietely. In this first part, significance of the days in the first fortnight of October is narrated.

1st october -

*First postal stamp was printed in India-1854

*Blood donation week begins

*Begining of world wildlife week

* Intenational Day for senior citizens

2nd October

*Mahathma Gandhi was born-1869

* Lal Bahadur Shastri, Second prime minister of India, was born.

*World cleanliness day.

3rd October

* World Animal Habitat Day.

* India's longest distance train 'Himsagar Express' started from

Kanyakumari for Jammu .

4th October

*USSR launches the satelliteSPUTNIK and declares the statring of

'Space Age'

* World wild Animal WElfare Day.

* India celebrate 'National Integration Day'.

5th October

* British rulers permit East India Company to mint two types of coins 'rupee' and 'paise' as Indian curencies.

*Great Hindi Novelist and short story writer Munshi Premchand dies-1936

6th October

*Indian Penal Code was passed this day-1860

7th October

* Death anniversary of Guru Govind Singh, A prominent Guru of Sikh religen


* Dr.Hapkin invents vaccine for plague -1896

* Mother Teresa statrs 'Missionaries of Charity ' in Kolkota, India.

* World wildlife day.

8th october

* Royal Indian Airforce started-1932

*Indian Air-force Day.

* Death Of Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian freedom fighter and close associate of Mahathma Gandhi, 1979

9th Oct

*Indian Atomic Research Centre at Mumbai produced Uranium-233, in 1970

*World Post office Day.

10th Oct

*Indian Postal Day.

*UN International Day nuclear reduction

11th oct

*Jayaprakash Narayan , Famous freedom fighter and social worker from India , born-1902

* Amithabh Bacchan. famous cine-star from India, born-1942

12 oct

*World sight Day..

*Death anniversary of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia,freedom fighter and leader of socialist movement in India.

13th Oct

*Birth of scientist Alfred Bernard Nobel,-1833

*UN International day for Reduction of Natural Disasters.

14th Oct

*World Standards Day

* Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar embraces Buddhism

15th Oct

*Akbar, famous Mughal emperor of India, born-1542

*World White cane Day.

As the article is becoming too lenghty, I wish to stop it here, and next half will be published in the next hub.It can be seen from the above data that everyday is remarkable for one reason or the other.

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Amitabh Bacchan
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Alfred Nobel


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    • lowlycook profile image

      lowlycook 8 years ago from Deep Asia

      Wow! What research work this hub entailed! Amazing dedication to writing! Kudos!

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      G.H.Samuel 10 years ago

      How much information you have collected!Cudoos to your patience.I look forword for other articles in the series.

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      Rmnathan 10 years ago from Sharjah

      Good information. Thank you.