Friday, July 31, 2020

History Of 01 August | On This Day In World

History Of 01 August | On This Day In World

History Of 01 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 01 August are as follows: -

➧ 1714: Queen George Ludwig becomes King George I of England.

➧ 1729: The largest comet on record with the most pronounced magnitude, discovered by Nicholas Sarbut who was a professor of mathematics at Marseille.

➧ 1831: The new London Bridge is opened to traffic.

➧ 1883: Inland postal service begins in Great Britain.

➧ 1914: World War I begins.

➧ 1916: Annie Besant, former president of the Indian National Congress, started the Home Rule League.

➧ 1920: Mahatma Gandhi started the Non-Cooperation Movement.

➧ 1920: Bal Gangadhar Tilak, scholar, mathematician, philosopher and Indian nationalist leader dies

➧ 1932: Birth of noted Hindi film actress Meena Kumari.

➧ 1953: Former Cuban President Fidel Castro is arrested.

➧ 1953: All airlines in the country were nationalized under the Air Corporation Act.

➧ 1957: National Book Trust established.

➧ 1960: The capital of Pakistan was changed from Karachi to Islamabad.

➧ 1965: Cigarette advertising banned on British television.

➧ 1975: Durba Banerjee became the world's first professional female pilot to operate a commercial passenger aircraft.

➧ 1995: The Hubble telescope discovered another moon of Saturn.

➧ 2004: Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup of Cricket by defeating India.

➧ 2006: Japan launches world's first earthquake early warning service.

➧ 2007: Six members of the Indian contingent won three silver medals at the International Mathematics Olympiad held in Hanoi City, Vietnam.

➧ 2008: India's Special Monitoring Agreement was flagged by the Board of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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