Friday, April 30, 2021

History Of 1 May | On This Day In World

History Of 1 May | On This Day In World

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

➧ 1886: A strike was held in Chicago, USA to fix working hours for workers and began to celebrate Labor Day.

➧ 1897: Swami Vivekananda founded the Ramakrishna Mission.

➧ 1908: Prafulla Chaki shoots himself after executing Muzaffarpur bombings.

➧ 1914: Car maker Ford became the first company to implement an eight-hour rule for its employees.

➧ 1923: Celebration of May Day in India started in Chennai. Earlier, there were 80 countries in India where May 1 was celebrated as Labor Day.

➧ 1927: Namvar Singh, a famous poet and contemporary critic of Hindi, was born.

➧ 1956: Polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk made available to the public.

➧ 1960: Maharashtra and Gujarat become separate states.

➧ 1972: The country's coal mines were nationalized.

➧ 1977: About 36 people died during Istanbul's Taksim Square Labor Day celebration.

➧ 1984: Fu Dorji manages to climb Mount Everest without oxygen.

➧ 2004: The famous leader of 'Bharatiya Janata Party' and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Governor of Madhya Pradesh Ram Prakash Gupta died.

➧ 2008: Nirmala Deshpande, a famous female social activist associated with Gandhian ideology, passed away.

➧ 2009: Sweden approves same-sex marriage.

➧ 2011: US confirmed mastermind of 2001 attack Osama bin Laden killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

➧ 2020: The legendary Indian footballer Chuni Goswami, who captained the 1962 Asian Games gold-winning team, died after suffering a cardiac arrest.

➧ 2020: Tarun Bajaj takes over as the new Economic Affairs Secretary. Tarun Bajaj is a 1988 batch IAS officer. He was earlier serving as Additional Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office. He replaced Atanu Chakraborty, who retired on April 30, 2020.

➧ 2020: India's largest paint manufacturer, Asian Paints, announced that it will start making hand and surface sanitizers under the brand Viroprotek. The sanitizer will be manufactured at the Asian Paints plant in Ankleshwar, Gujarat.

➧ 2020: Ajay Tirkey takes over as Secretary in the Ministry of Women and Child Development. He is a 1987 batch IAS officer from Madhya Pradesh cadre. He replaces Rabindra Panwar, who retired on April 30, 2020.

➧ 2020: Jharkhand becomes the first state to bring back its migrant labour by train from Telangana. On the request of the state government, the special train was deployed between Lingampalli railway station in Telangana and Hatia railway station in Ranchi.

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