Category: History

Important days and dates in June 2022

June is the sixth month of the year. It consists of 30 days. It is named after the Roman goddess Juno. Another belief is that the June name comes from the Latin word “iuniores” which means “younger ones”. 1st June- World Milk Day, Global Day of Parents People observe World Milk Day globally on this

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti 2022 in India

Who was Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose? Subhas Chandra Bose, affectionately called Netaji, was one of the most prominent leaders of the Indian freedom struggle. Though Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru have garnered much of the credit for the successful culmination of the Indian freedom struggle, the contribution of Subash Chandra Bose is no less. Subhas

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti 2022

“Give me your blood, and I shall give you freedom” -the quote by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose sparked patriotism in the hearts of many Indians to join the fight for the country’s independence. Even today, these words don’t fail to inspire and move us. Who was Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose? Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was

Indian Army Day as celebrated in India

When is the Indian Army Day celebrated? The Indian Army Day is celebrated every year on the 15th of January. This year is the 74th Indian Army Day. It was celebrated in India on the morning of 15th January 2022. Why is Indian Army Day important? This day is a matter of great pride for

Goa’s Liberation Day: history and significance

Goa was not always a part of independent India. It became an Indian state after it got liberated in 1961. It is said that the whole military operation took around three days to successfully do the job well and right. Thus the celebration of Goa’s Liberation Day. When does India celebrate Goa’s Liberation Day? The

Kashi Vishwanath Temple and its history

Kashi is the old name for the city of Benaras, now called Varanasi. The place is known to be on the banks of the holy river Ganges, called Ganga in Hindi. Here lies Kashi Vishwanath temple. People know Varanasi for its temple and the most famous temple there is the Kashi Vishwanath temple. It is

Facts to know about International Anti-Corruption Day

Today is International Anti-Corruption Day. Let us discuss some facts regarding it. What is fighting corruption? Fighting corruption is a global concern because corruption is found in both rich and poor countries, and evidence shows that it hurts poor people disproportionately. It contributes to instability, poverty and is a dominant factor driving fragile countries towards

Constitution Day of India 2021

When is Constitution Day of India celebrated? People observe Constitution Day or ‘Samvidhan Diwas’ every year on the 26th of November. It commemorates the adoption of the Constitution of India. On November 26, 1949, the government adopted the Constitution and it came into effect on January 26, 1950. History of Constitution Day of India In

Fibonacci series and its Indian connection

The 23rd of November is celebrated as ‘Fibonacci day’ because when the date is written in the mm/dd format (11/23), the digits in the date form a Fibonacci sequence: 1,1,2,3. A Twitter user ranted about how the discovery should be credited to Indian mathematics and not the Bonacci, who helped popularise it in the world.

Jagadish Chandra Bose Memorial Day on 23rd Nov

Who was Jagadish Chandra Bose? A Bengali physicist who did pioneering research in wireless wave technology, Jagadish Chandra Bose was born on November 30, 1858. When he died on November 23, 1937, he left behind a rich and diverse legacy, not only as a founding father of experimental science in India but also as a

Bangladesh Liberation War between Pakistan & India

On November 22, 1971, a major battle ensued on India’s eastern front and it happened before the official declaration of war on December 3, 1971. This battle took place between India and Pakistan. On those fateful days of November, the first major confrontation took place in a land battle and an air encounter that defined