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Know what happened on 01st August


Importance of 01st August in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 01st August special in the world history.


देश और दुनिया के इतिहास के पन्‍नों में 01 अगस्त कई कारणों से महत्वपूर्ण है, उनमें से ये सभी प्रमुख हैं:-
  • 1831 में नए लंदन ब्रिज को यातायात के लिए खोल दिया गया।
  • 1883 में ग्रेट ब्रिटेन में अंतर्देशीय डाक सेवा शुरू की गयी।
  • 1920 में महात्मा गांधी ने असहयोग आंदोलन की शुरुआत की।
  • 1953 में क्यूबा के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति फिदेल कास्त्रो को गिरफतार किया गया।
  • 1957 में नेशनल बुक ट्रस्ट की स्थापना हुई।
  • 1960 में पाकिस्तान की राजधानी कराची से बदलकर इस्लामाबाद कर दिया गया।
  • 1999 में बंगाली तथा अंग्रेजी लेखक निरद। सी।  चौधरी का ब्रिटेन में निधन हो गया। 

1966
The Cultural Revolution starts in China with the commencement of the purges against intellectuals.
China
1963
Death of Theodore Roethke, poet
United States
1930
Birth of Lionel Bart, Songwriter
Great Britain
1914
German declared war on Russia
Germany
1907
Baden-Powell leads the first Scout camp on Brownsea Island
Great Britain
1903
Death of American frontiers woman Martha Jane Cannary, better known as Calamity Jane.
United States
1883
Parcel post starts in Britain
Great Britain
1876
Colorado became the 38th of the United States.
United States
1834
Slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire and its colonies
Great Britain
1831
Opening of a new London Bridge replacing the old bridge which had stood for over 600 years.
Great Britain
1820
Regent's Canal in London opens
Great Britain
1819
Birth of Herman Melville, writer
United States
1798
Battle of the Nile (won by Nelson)
Great Britain
1778
The Ersparungscasse opened in Hamburg, the first savings bank in the world.
Germany
1770
Birth of William Clark, who with Meriwether Lewis made the first overland crossing to the Pacific and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States.
United States
1744
Birth of Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck, naturalist
France
1743
Death of Richard Savage, poet
Great Britain
1714
Birth of Richard Wilson, Welsh landscape artist and one of the founders of the Royal Academy.
1714
Queen Anne dies and the Hanoverian dynasty starts as George I becomes king.
Great Britain
1659
Birth of Sebastiano Ricci, Italian painter
Italy
1498
The first European, Christopher Columbus, visited what is now the country of Venezuela.
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
0527
Justinian I becomes the undisputed Emperor of the whole Byzantine Empire.
Turkey
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