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

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 Bhadauria

Vice Chief of the Air Staff – Marshal Harjit Singh Arora.

Jayaprakash Narayan

Born – 11 October 1902

Died – 8 October 1979

popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak

“Hero of Quit India Movement”

Ramon Magsaysay award for Public Service in 1965

1999, he was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna

Munshi Premchand

Dhanpat Rai Srivastava

Born – 31 July 1880

Died – 8 October 1936

Indian writer famous for his modern Hindustani literature

Novels –  Godaan, Karmabhoomi, Gaban, Mansarovar, Idgah

referred to as the “Upanyas Samrat”

Reed Hastings

Born – 8 October 1960

co-founder, chairman, and co-chief executive officer (CEO) of Netflix

Netflix Founded – August 29, 1997

Founders – Marc Randolph Reed Hastings

Updated on 12 Oct 2020  |  by admin