Category Archives: Anniversary

Major anniversaries of world-wide interest, and celebrated globally.

Khudiram Bose Martyrdom Day 2017

At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 8 months and 8 days old.

Khudiram Bose Martyrdom Day 2017

Khudiram Bose was an Indian Bengali freedom fighter, who was the youngest revolutionary early in the Indian independence movement. At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 8 months and 8 days old. He was born on December 3, 1889 in the village of Mohoboni at Keshpur Block in Paschim Midnapore district of West Bengal. Khudiram Bose and Prafulla Chaki were chosen by Barindra Kumar Ghosh and tasked with the murder of Kingsford, the District Magistrate of Muzaffarpur, Bihar. Prafulla shot himself dead, and Khudiram was arrested. He was hanged to death at 6 am on August 11, 1908.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2017

India celebrates Operation Vijay of the Indian Armed Forces in 1999 Kargil war.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2017

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year in honour of the Kargil War’s Heroes. On this day, July 26, 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days, and ended on July 26. 527 soldiers from Indian Armed Forces sacrificed their lives during the war. GoldenTwine Informatics pays Tribute to Kargil War Heroes on Kargil Vijay Diwas.

Nelson Mandela International Day 2017

Ten Inspirational Quotes of Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela Quotes

Nelson Mandela International Day, also known as Mandela Day, is annually observed on July 18, Mandela’s birthday. It commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on July 18, 2010. However, the first Mandela Day was launched in New York on July 18, 2009, Mandela’s 91st birthday.

National Doctors’ Day 2017

Nation pays homage to Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy on his birth anniversary.

National Doctors' Day 2017

The National Doctors’ Day is a day celebrated in health care organizations to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated in India on July 1 to honor the legendary Indian physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962, aged 80 years. Dr BC Roy was honored with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on February 4, 1961 for his works in the medical field.

Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 2017

Ten Inspirational Quotes of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore.

Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Birth Anniversary

Rabindra Jayanti is the day which marks the birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (May 7, 1861 – August 7, 1941), the great Indian poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright. Bengalis around the world celebrate Rabindra Jayanti on 25th day of the Bengali month of Boishakh, since Tagore was born on this day of the year 1268 of the Bengali calendar. 9th May, 2017 is the 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. In West Bengal, Tagore Jayanti is popularly known as Poncheeshe Boishakh. According to English calendar he was born on 7th May 1861 in Kolkata to parents Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.

Martyrs’ Day of India 2017

Most inspiring slogans by Indian freedom fighters and martyrs.

Martyrs' Day of India 2017

Today marks the 69th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He was assassinated on January 30, 1948, by Nathuram Godse who held him responsible for the partition of India. For this evil deed Godse was hanged on November 15, 1949. Martyrs’ Day in India, is observed at the national level on January 30. The Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi and other martyrs who gave their lives in the struggle for India’s freedom on January 30 every year.

Ten Inspirational Quotes of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

The nation pays homage to Subhas Chandra Bose on his 120th Birth Anniversary.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary

Today marks the 120th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. He was born on January 23, 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa to Janakinath Bose and Prabhabati Devi. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (January 23, 1897 – unconfirmed) was a Indian nationalist and leader of an independence movement during the 1930’s and 40’s. He sought the support of Germany and Japan and led an Indian national political and military force to fight against British imperialism in India during World War II. He was one of the most prominent leaders who struggled for India’s Independence from British rule, and is a legendary figure in India today.

Mirza Ghalib Jayanti 2016

Remembering eminent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib on his birth anniversary.

Mirza Ghalib Birth Anniversary

Today marks the 219th birth anniversary of Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan ‘Ghalib’. Mirza Ghalib (December 27, 1797 – February 15, 1869), was pre-eminent Urdu and Persian language poet during the last years of the Mughal Empire. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (means ‘dominant’) and Asad (means ‘lion’). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula.