New Delhi: Someone has rightly said, “everyday has a significant history” . Therefore, it is necessary to be aware of all important historical event that fall on a specific day so that none of the major historical events are missed.’Today’s History’ will look into the significant historical events and major happenings on that particular day of year.
1945: Palaniappan Chidambaram birthday
P. Chidambaram is an Indian politician and former attorney who currently serves as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. He served as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs from 2017 to 2018.
Chidambaram has served as the Union Minister of Finance four times. Most recently, he held the role for the entirety of the United Progressive Alliance government from 2004 to 2014, except for a three-year period as Minister of Home Affairs, during which he oversaw India’s domestic security response to the 26/11 terrorist attack in Mumbai.
1971: Lyricist Prasoon Joshi was born
Prasoon Joshi is an Indian poet, writer, lyricist, screenwriter, and communication specialist and marketer. He is the CEO of McCann World group India and Chairman APAC (Asia Pacific), a subsidiary of the global marketing firm McCann Erickson. He was appointed as the Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification on 11 August 2017.
1972: Kushan Nandy was born
Kushan Nandy is an Indian film producer, writer and director. He produces films under the banner of the current entertainment house Movies by the Mob. He turned independent director in television, went on to making documentaries, music videos and advert films following which he turned his focus onto his passion of directing Hindi feature films.
2022: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed on September 16, every year. It is celebrated to spread awareness among people about the depletion of the Ozone Layer and search for possible solutions to preserve it.