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Importance of 28th July in History

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देश और दुनिया के इतिहास के पन्‍नों में 28 जुलाई कई कारणों से महत्वपूर्ण है, उनमें से ये सभी प्रमुख हैं:-
  • 1858 में उंगलियों के निशान को पहचान बनाने वाले ब्रिटिश विलियम जेम्‍स हर्शेल का जन्‍म हुआ था।
  • 1914 में आज ही के दिन प्रथम विश्‍व युद्ध की शुरुआत हुई थी।
  • 1925 में हेपेटाइटिस को का टीका खोजने वाले बारुक ब्‍लमर्ग का जन्‍म हुआ था। 28 जुलाई को विश्‍व हेपेटाइटिस डे मनाया जाता है।
  • 1976 में रिक्टर पैमाने पर 8.3 की तीव्रता का भूकंप आने से लाखों लोगों की मौत हो गई थी। भूकंप से राजधानी बीजिंग के उत्तर-पूर्व में स्थित शहर तांगशान तहस-नहस हो गया। ग्रेट तांगशान भूकंप जान गंवाने वालों की तादाद के हिसाब से 20वीं सदी का सबसे बड़ा भूंकप है।
  • 2005 में आइरिश रिपब्लिकन आर्मी यानी आईआरए ने आधिकारिक तौर पर अपने सशस्त्र अभियान को रोकने की घोषणा की।

2005
Provisional IRA formally ceases Violence
Ireland
1998
Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky was granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for her grand jury testimony in the.
United States
1968
Death of Otto Hahn, joint discoverer of nuclear fission and Nobel laureate
Germany
1959
Postcodes were first introduced in Britain.
Great Britain
1934
Death of Marie Dressler, Academy Award-winning Canadian actress, singer and comedienne
Canada
1933
Western Union delivered the first singing telegram to American singer Rudy Vallee in New York.
United States
1914
Austria-Hungary declare war on Serbia
Austria
1909
Birth of Malcolm Lowry, British writer and poet (Under the Volcano)
Great Britain
1907
Birth of Earl Tupper, inventor of Tupperware
United States
1901
Birth of Rudy Vallee
United States
1887
Birth of Marcel Duchamp
France
1866
Birth of Beatrix Potter, writer and artist
Great Britain
1865
Death of Dr. Edward Pritchard, executed for poisoning both his mother-in-law and his wife. His was the last public execution in Scotland.
Great Britain
1858
Fingerprints were first used as a means of identification by William Herschel, a British magistrate working in India.
India
1851
A total eclipse of the sun was captured on daguerrotype
France
1844
Birth of Gerard Manley Hopkins, British poet.
Great Britain
1809
Peninsular War: Battle of Talavera, Spain Sir Arthur Wellesleys British, Portuguese and Spanish army defeated the French led by Joseph Bonaparte
1794
Death of Maximilien de Robespierre, French revolutionary, guillotined
France
1750
Death of Johann Sebastian Bach
Germany
1741
Death of Antonio Vivaldi, composer
Italy
1667
Death of Abraham Cowley, poet
Great Britain
1659
Birth of Charles Ancillon, French lawyer and historian, leader of the French Protestant Huguenot refugees in Germany
France
1655
Death of Cyrano de Bergerac, writer
France
1609
Birth of Judith Leyster, Dutch artist
Netherlands
1586
The first potatoes arrived in Britain, at Plymouth, imported from Colombia by Sir Thomas Harriott.
Great Britain
1563
The English surrender Le Havre to the French after a siege
1540
Thomas Cromwell executed; Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard the same day, wife #5
Great Britain
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