International Literacy Day and Feroze Gandhi’s death, know what happened in history?

Mumbai: 8th of September is very important for the world. Many important events have happened in history on this day. Indian politician and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s husband Feroze Gandhi passed away on September 8, 1960. Also, to raise awareness about education, UNESCO announced that September 8 will be celebrated as World Literacy Day. Let’s know what important events happened on this day in history. 

1926- Bhupene Hazarika’s birthday

Today is the birthday of famous singer, musician, actor and poet Bhupen Hazarika. < /p>

1933- Asha Bhosle’s birthday  

Today is the birthday of famous Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle. Asha Bhosle has created a separate place for herself in Bollywood. Asha Bhosle has sung more than 12 thousand songs in 20 languages. 

1943- Surrender of Italy to the Allies

On September 8, 1943, Italy surrendered to the Allies during World War II. Italy signed the armistice agreement unconditionally. 

1960- Feroze Gandhi passed away

The famous Indian politician and former MP Feroze Gandhi died on this day. Feroze Gandhi was the husband of former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi. Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi had a love marriage. Later, there was a rift in the relationship between the two. Later, Indira Gandhi worked in the Congress. Feroze Gandhi was known as an excellent parliamentarian. 

1962- China’s incursion on India’s eastern border 

China, shouting ‘Hindi Chini Bhai-Bhai’, stabbed India in the back. On September 8, 1962, China invaded India’s eastern border. 

1966- International Literacy Day 

UNESCO decided to celebrate September 8 as World Literacy Day to create awareness about education around the world. announced. World Literacy Day was celebrated for the first time on September 8, 1966. Literacy is a human right and everyone should have it. 

1974- Richard Nixon pardoned in Watergate case

The then President Richard Nixon was pardoned in the famous Watergate case in American political history. . This amnesty was granted by President Gerald Ford who succeeded Nixon. 

1982- Death of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah

The famous politician Sheikh Abdullah was known as Sher-e-Kashmir. He played an important role in Indian politics. Sheikh Abdullah founded the All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference. He was the first elected Prime Minister of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Later, after the merger of Jammu and Kashmir with India, he became the Chief Minister of Jammu. 

1988- Russia’s withdrawal from Afghanistan

During the Cold War, there was a great tension between the two countries, America and Russia. Afghanistan was a partner in the capitalist bloc of America. So neighboring Russia attacked Afghanistan to teach it a lesson. But America supplied weapons to terrorists in Afghanistan and created a challenge against Russia. Due to this, Russia suffered a huge defeat and suffered a huge loss of life. After that, Russia started withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan from September 8. 

2006- Bomb blast in Malegaon, 37 people died 

2006 Serial bomb blasts took place in Malegaon, Maharashtra. In this, 37 people died and more than 100 people were injured. In the later period, it became clear from the investigation that some Hindutva organization was behind this blast. Maharashtra ATS was investigating the case. Later, the Central Investigation Agency started investigating the matter. 


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