For this, we are starting a new initiative named “Today is the day when?”, in which we will post what important events took place in the history of India on the given day.
Shahjahan was enthroned and proclaimed emperor at Agra
Kocheril Raman Narayan, ninth Vice President of India and tenth president of India, was born.
Birju Maharaj, famous Kathak Dancer “”Guru””, was born
Finance Minister announces nationalisation of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) after Sept 30, 1948.
Satyendra Nath Bose, a noted mathematician, professor and physicist, passed away at Calcutta. He contributed greatly to statictical mechanics, the electromagnetic properties of ionosphere, the therories of X-ray crystallography and thermoluminescence, and unified field theory. Bose instituted “”Planck’s Law and “the Hypothesis of Light Quana”
Ernakulam was declared the first totally literate district in India.
India elected to the executive boards of UNDP, UN Population Fund and UNICEF.
‘We can. I can.’ That is the tagline for the 2016 World Cancer Day on 4 February. Marking the 10th anniversary of the global awareness campaign, the aim this year is to prove that every single person can make a difference in the fight against cancer.