We are talking about the history of august 29. 29 August i.e. today is important in the history of the country and abroad because of many important events, today we know what other important events are included in the history of 29 August i.e. in today’s history.
Important events of August 29
- In the Battle of Surat, the British defeated the Portuguese in 1612.
- Portugal recognized the independence of Brazil in 1825.
- Michael Faraday of Britain demonstrated the transformer for the first time in 1831.
- The British Slave Abolition Act took the form of law in 1833.
- Great Britain and China signed the Treaty of Nanking in 1842.
- The Opium War ended in 1842.
- The Goodyear Tire Company was founded in 1898.
- The third Olympic Games began in 1904 in St. Louis (USA).
- New Zealand troops occupied German Samoa in 1914.
- The US Congress approved the Jones Act in 1916: Independence for the Philippines.
- The formation of the International Anti-War Committee in 1932 in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.
- In Russia in 1941, German Instajkommandoes massacred 1469 Jewish children.
- British liberated Hong Kong from Japan in 1945.
- The ‘Education Department dedicated to education in India under the Ministry of Human Resource Development was re-established in 1947. Although the name of this department
- Even after independence in functioning and responsibilities, many changes have been made from time to time. At present, the ministry has two departments of education: the Department of Higher Education, the Department of School Education, and Literacy.
- The Central Government of India under its leadership in 1947 continues the task of formulating educational policies and programs and overseeing their implementation.
- In 1947, under the chairmanship of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, a Drafting Committee was constituted by the Constituent Assembly of India to draft the Constitution.
- The Soviet Union secretly tested its first nuclear bomb in 1949. Thus another country entered the field of nuclear weapons along with America and the balance of power was established between the two countries. This was followed by the Cold War between the United States and Russia, which continued until the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
- Russia detonated the first hydrogen bomb in 1953.
- Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, 1957 of 1957.
- Establishment of the Lok Dal Party in 1974 under the chairmanship of Chaudhary Charan Singh.
- Colonel Rabuka declared Fiji a republic in 1987.
- Stadka Kostandinova of Bulgaria sets world record in women’s high jump in 1987
- Dan O’Brien sets a world record in the 1991 Decathlon with 8812 points
- In 1996, a Vanukovo Airlines crash in the Spitsbergen hills on the Arctic island killed all 141 people on board.
- Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1998.
- During the Bangladesh Liberation Struggle, Qadir Siddiqui, an MP, popularly known as Tiger Siddiqui, resigned from the membership of Parliament in 1999.
- The four-day World Peace Summit in New York began in 2000.
- Violence broke out in West Asia again in 2001, killing three Palestinians; Successful launch of Japan’s ‘H-2A’ rocket.
- The Election Commission of Pakistan accepted the nomination paper of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in 2002.
- NASA’s faulty work culture was blamed for the Columbia spacecraft accident in 2003.
- In 2003, a suicide attack in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf killed 75 people, including a Shia leader.
- The Athens Olympics concluded in 2004.
- In 2008, Tata Motors removed its employees from the Nano project site in Singur, angered by the ruckus of Trinamool Congress workers.
- The newly appointed Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Shibu Soren proved his majority in the assembly in 2008.
- In 2012, 11 suspected terrorists were killed during the Eagle operation conducted by Egypt’s army.
- At least 26 Chinese workers were killed and 21 went missing in a 2012 explosion at the Xiaojiawan coal mine in China’s Sichuan province.
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People born on 29 August – Famous Birthdays on 29 August
- Jivraj Mehta, a prominent physician and country servant of India, was born on 29 August 1887.
- Major Dhyanchand, the famous hockey player of India, was born on 29 August 1905.
- One of India’s top scientists K. Radhakrishnan was born on 29 August 1949.
- Madhav Srihari Ane, one of the freedom fighters who fought for the independence of India, was born on 29 August 1980.
Died on 29 August – Famous Deaths 29 August
- Jadonang, a young Rogmay leader who founded the mighty Naga movement, was born in 1931.
- Sister Euphrasia, an Indian Christian woman saint, died on 29 August 1952.
- Malik Ghulam Mohammad, the third Governor-General of Pakistan, died on 29 August 1956.
- Noted Bengali poet, Sangeet Samrat, musician and philosopher Kazi Nazrul Islam died on 29 August 1976.
- Tushar Kanti Ghosh, a Bengali writer, and journalist died on 29 August 1994.
- Former Haryana Chief Minister and freedom fighter Banarsi Das Gupta passed away on 29 August 2007.
- Director Richard Attenborough, who won the Oscar for the film Gandhi, passed away on 29 August 2014.
Important events and festivals of 29 August
- National Sports Day (Birthday of Major Dhyan Chand)
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