Tuesday, January 26, 2021

History Of 26 January | On This Day In World

History Of 26 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 26 January are as follows: - 

1905: The world's largest 3106 carat diamond cullinan was found in an excavation in South Africa.

1930: Swaraj Day was celebrated for the first time in India under British rule.

1931: Mahatma Gandhi was released to negotiate with the British government during the 'Civil Disobedience Movement'.

1950: India was declared a sovereign democratic republic and the Constitution of India came into force.

1950: Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, the first and last Governor General of independent India, resigned from his post and Dr. Rajendra Prasad became the first President of the country.

1950: The lions of the Ashoka Pillar in Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh are recognized as national icons.

1950: The Federal Court of India (‘Federal Court of India’) formed in the year 1937 was renamed the Supreme Court (‘Supreme Court of India’).

1963: The Government of India declared it a national bird on 26 January due to the peacock's amazing beauty.

1972: National memorial 'Amar Jawan Jyoti' was established at India Gate in Delhi to commemorate the soldiers martyred in the war.

1981: Keeping in mind the ease of air traffic in Northeast India, the air service Vayudoot started.

1982: Indian Railways started Palace on Wheels service to make tourists enjoy luxury rail journey.

1994: Inauguration of the first women's police station in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

2000: The Konkan Railway Project was completed and the first passenger train was run.

2001: Thousands of people were killed in the tremendous earthquake in Bhuj, Gujarat.

2001: Swara Kokila Lata Mangeshkar was given India's highest honor Bharat Ratna.

2001: On 26 January, eminent Shehnai player Ustad Bismillah Khan was awarded the highest honor Bharat Ratna of the country.

2003: President of Iran 'Syed Mohammed Khatami' attended the Republic Day celebrations.

2008: On the occasion of 59th Republic Day, the country's first female President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil took the salute of the parade.

2015: Libby Lane was appointed the first female bishop of the Church of England.

2019: Five people were shot and killed in a domestic dispute in Louisiana, its culprit 21-year-old gunman was arrested a day later.

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