This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, January 18 is the 18th day of the year and the 18th day in a leap year.
On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on 18 January as well as birthdays of famous people.
Born in 1972, Vinod Kambli s a former Indian cricketer. He played for India as a left-handed middle-order batsman. Also, he presented Mumbai and Boland, South Africa. Kambli became the first cricketer in the history of cricket to score a century in a One-day International on the occasion of his birthday.
Jung is a retired Indian Administrative Service officer who served as the 20th Lieutenant Governor of Delhi from July 2013 to December 2016. He also served as the 13th Vice-Chancellor of the Jamia Millia Islamia University from 2009 to 2013.
Also, popularly referred to as Justice Ranade, he was an Indian scholar, social reformer, author and judge. Ranade was one of the founding members of the Indian National Congress(INC) party and owned several positions as a member of the Bombay legislative council, member of the finance committee at the centre, and judge of the Bombay High Court, Maharashtra.
🟠Remembering Mahadev Govind Ranade, a scholar, social reformer, judge and author.— Bureau of Outreach & Communication (BOC) (@BOC_MIB) January 16, 2022
⚪He was a social activist who raised his voice against the evil practices of the society.
🟢He also established the Maharastra Girls Education Society.#AmritMahotsav @AmritMahotsav pic.twitter.com/tU9LDPc5fG
Balachander was an Indian Veena player and filmmaker. He directed, produced, and also composed music for his films. Balachander was awarded the highest civilian award Padma Bhushan in 1982.
Today, we honour Sundaram Balachander, a phenomenal veena player, filmmaker and musician, he was honoured with a Padma Bhushan for his contributions to the music industry. pic.twitter.com/FRcj6eqlyz— Congress (@INCIndia) January 18, 2021
Death Anniversaries of Famous Personalities
Joseph Rudyard Kipling & his wife Carrie. pic.twitter.com/r3uRYGDK4D— Literature Pics (@literaturepics) July 6, 2014
Saadat Hasan Manto was often accused of obscenity in his writing. His sharp response to his critics was, pic.twitter.com/XfhItPs5iu— Daak (@DaakVaak) July 8, 2020
In memory of our Respected Lt.Harvansh Rai Bachchan pic.twitter.com/hfkxwa8rmW— विनय विराट (@vkhanshraj) November 3, 2016
The U.S. Embassy will be closed today, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to the struggle for civil rights in the United States. Today, in honor of his birthday, we celebrate Dr. King's ideas and his legacy. pic.twitter.com/UQRlzSU5Ua— U.S. Embassy Burma (@USEmbassyBurma) January 17, 2022
One of the most extensive bushfire seasons in Australia's history. Victoria experienced the longest continuously burning bushfire complex in Australia's history, with fires in the Victorian Alps and Gippsland burning over 1 million hectares of land over the course of 69 days.
Above are the 10 most important events that happened in the history of India and the whole world. It includes major birthdays, death anniversaries, fun facts and important historical events that occurred in India as well as globally.
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