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Learn with Dates 14 October – What happened today in history?

Arun Khetarpal Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal PVC Born – 14 October 1950 Died – 16 December 1971 He was martyred in action in the Battle of Basantar in the Battlefield of Shakargarh during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 Panjab University Founded – 14 October 1882 Originated in 1882 as the University of the Punjab Lahore, …

Learn with Dates 13 October – What happened today in history?

International Day for Disaster Reduction Observed on 13 October started in 1989 Kishore Kumar Born – 4 August 1929 Died – 13 October 1987 was an Indian playback singer, actor, music director, lyricist, writer, director, producer and screenwriter. Bengali, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam and Urdu.  Madhya Pradesh Government initiated an award called the …

Learn with Dates 12 October – What happened today in history?

World Arthritis Day Observed on 12 October helping to create and maintain awareness around topics directly concerning people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) in society   Ram Manohar Lohia Born – 23 March 1910 Died – 12 October 1967 Indian independence movement and a socialist political leader Avadh University in Faizabad was renamed as …

Learn with Dates 11 October – What happened today in history?

International Day of the Girl Child Observed on 11 October and Declared by United Nations. October 11, 2012, was the first Day of the Girl Child supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based upon their gender Jayaprakash Narayan Born – 11 October 1902 Died – 8 …

Learn with Dates 10 October – What happened today in history?

World Mental Health Day 10 October is an international day for global mental health education first time on October 10, 1992 at the initiative of Deputy Secretary General Richard Hunter World Mental Health Day themes – Move for mental health: Increased investment in mental health Fiji Independence  from the United Kingdom 10 October 1970 Capital …

Learn with Dates 9 October – What happened today in history?

World Post Day Observed on October 9 anniversary of the Universal Postal Union(1874 in Switzerland) World Post Day started in 1969 October 9th was first declared World Post Day at the 1969 UPU Congress in Tokyo, Japan proposal was submitted by Shri Anand Mohan Narula, a member of the Indian delegation Amjad Ali Khan Born …

Learn with Dates 8 October – What happened today in history?

Indian Air Force Day officially established on 8 October 1932 With the government’s transition to a Republic in 1950, the prefix Royal was removed Motto – “Glory that touches the sky” Headquarters – Integrated Defence Headquarters, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi Commander-in-chief –  Ram Nath Kovind Chief of the Air Staff – Rakesh Kumar Singh …

Learn with Dates 7 October – What happened today in history?

Rapid Action Force Raised on 11 December 1991 fully operational on 7 October 1992 Headquarters –  New Delhi To deal with riots, riot like situations, crowd control, rescue and relief operations Sh. Radha Mohan Meena –  IG Motto – “Serving Humanity with Sensitive Policing”   Begum Akhtar Akhtari Bai Faizabadi – Indian singer and actress …

Learn with Dates 6 October – What happened today in history?

Instagram On October 6, 2010, the Instagram IOS app was officially released On April 3, 2012, Instagram released a version of its app for Android phones Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger owned by Facebook   Meghnad Saha Born – 6 October 1893 Died – 16 February 1956 developed the Saha ionization equation, used to describe …

Learn with Dates 5 October – What happened today in history?

World Teachers’ Day  International Teachers Day, held annually on 5 October Day aims to focus on “appreciating, assessing and improving the educators of the world” and to provide an opportunity to consider issues related to teachers and teaching Steve Jobs Born – 24 February 1955 Died – 5 October 2011 He was the chairman, chief …