Today in History – 1 October

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Today in History - 1 October

1574

Guru Amardasji passed away.

1791

In Paris, the National Legislative Assembly holds its first meeting.

1839

The British government decides to send a punitive naval expedition to China.

1847

Annie Besant, famous philosopher and thesophist, was born in London.

1854

Postal stamp introduced in India. These lithographed stamps were of denominations of half anna and one anna.

1886

Baluchisthan became a part of India.

1890

Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.

1903

Sachindev Burman (S. D. Burman), famous film music director, was born.

1908

The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market.

1909

Gandhiji wrote to Tolstoy regarding Passive Resistance movement.

1926

Balkanji Bari Institute established for the welfare of children.

1941

No. 3 Squadron, similarly Audax-equipped, was raised at Peshawar.

1947

First flight of F-86 Sabre jet fighter, which would win fame in the Korean War.

1949

‘Marathi Rangbhumi’ , a drama company, established.

1953

The first new state in India since 1949, Andhra Pradesh, is established on purely linguistic basis and formally inaugurated.

1958

Metric System of weights was introduced in India.

1960

Nigeria becomes independent from the UK.

1967

Indian Tourist Development Corporation Limited established.

1978

In the Child Marriage Act, minimum age for marriage was raised to 21 year for males and 18 years for females.

1990

Constitution’s 75th amendment bill to extend President’s rule in Punjab for another six months fails through the first stage in Lok Sabha for want of a simple majority.

1992

Broadcasting of Zee TV started.

1995

Aditya Birla, famous industrialist, died.

2000

Ram Vilas Paswan, Communications Minister, launched the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited having total functional autonomy.

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