Wednesday, September 30, 2020

History Of 1 October | On This Day In World

History Of 1 October | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 1 October are as follows: -

➧ 1854: Postage stamp was introduced in India, the head of Queen Victoria and India was made on the stamp. Its price was half anna (1/32 rupees).

➧ 1919: The Hunters Committee was established by the British Government.

➧ 1953: Andhra Pradesh becomes a separate state on linguistic basis.

➧ 1958: Metric system for weighing introduced in India.

➧ 1960: Nigeria became independent from the United Kingdom.

➧ 1967: Tourism Development Corporation of India was established.

➧ 1971: The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida opened to tourists. It featured various Disney characters in an interesting way.

➧ 1978: Amendment in Child Marriage Act: The minimum age of the boy and girl for marriage was 
increased to 21 and 18 years respectively.

➧ 1996: West Asia Summit inaugurated by US President Bill Clinton.

➧ 1998: Vladimir Putin became a permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

➧ 2000: 27th Olympic Games concluded in Sydney.

➧ 2002: India receives first gold medal in snooker competition at Asiad Games.

➧ 2003: India removed the apprehensions of Bangladesh regarding linking of rivers.

➧ 2004: Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's cabinet approved a large-scale military action plan in the Gaza Strip.

➧ 2005: 40 people died in a bomb blast in Bali, Indonesia.

➧ 2006: Indra Nooyi became CEO of PepsiCo, replacing Steven Reinmund, she joined PepsiCo in 1994 and became the fifth CEO in PepsiCo's 44-year history.

➧ 2007: Japan announces increased sanctions against North Korea for next six months.

➧ 2008: Militants blast bomb in Tripura's capital Agartala.

➧ 2018: James Allison and Tasku Honjo were awarded the Nobel Prize for Cancer Treatment Innovations in the fields of Medicine and Physiology.

➧ 2019: Government of India banned export of onion, an important food staple to control prices, leading to shortages in Bangladesh and Nepal.

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