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Learn with Dates 21 October – What happened today in history?

Indian Police Commemoration Day On 21 October 1959, SI Karam Singh and 20 soldiers were attacked by the Chinese Army at Hot Springs in Ladakh resulting in 10 casualties Since then, 21 October is observed as Police Commemoration day nationwide, across all states in India. Shammi Kapoor Born – 21 October 1931 Died – 14 …

Learn with Dates 20 October – What happened today in history?

World Osteoporosis Day observed annually on October 20th To raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease launched on October 20th 1996 by the United Kingdom’s National Osteoporosis Society Sino-Indian War 20 October 1962 – 21 November 1962 President – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Prime Minister – Jawaharlal Nehru Defense …

Learn with Dates 19 October – What happened today in history?

Ernest Rutherford Born – 30 August 1871 Died – 19 October 1937 Father of nuclear physics Discovery of alpha and beta Discovery of proton Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1908) Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Born – 19 October 1910 Died – 21 August 1995 Indian-American astronomer He was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics with William A. …

Learn with Dates 18 October – What happened today in history?

Born – February 11, 1847 Update – October 18, 1931 American inventor and businessman electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures . Charles Babbage Born – 26 December 1791 Died – 18 October 1871 A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer “father of the computer” Inventing the – first mechanical computer A …

Learn with Dates 17 October – What happened today in history?

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty celebrated each year on October 17 First time celebrate in in Paris, France in 1987 In 1992, four years, the United Nations officially designated October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty The Game of the Century (chess) a famous chess game that was won …

Learn with Dates 16 October – What happened today in history?

World Food Day an international day celebrated every year around the world on 16 October founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945 The World Food Day theme for 2020 – “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together” World Anaesthesia Day celebrated around the world on 16 October to commemorate the first successful …

Learn with Dates 15 October – What happened today in history?

Global Handwashing Day Global Handwashing Day occurs on 15 October of each year international handwashing promotion campaign to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their hand washing habits Respiratory and intestinal diseases can be reduced by 25-50% First Time – 15 October 2008 A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul …

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 …