Aaj ka Itihas, 21 June : The date of June 21 has acquired an important place in history in the last few years. Apart from all the other events, this date was recorded in history as International Yoga Day seven years ago when on the initiative of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, the United Nations called for celebrating 21 June as International Yoga Day and the world would see it. All the countries of the country have joined this campaign. Also Read – Aaj Ka Itihas, June 2: The coronation of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II took place on this day
The festival of Yoga Day is celebrated all over the world including India on 21st June and everyone participates in it enthusiastically. A special feature of the day of June 21 is that it is the longest day in 365 days of the year and the continuous practice of yoga gives a long life to a person, so it was decided to celebrate this day as Yoga Day. Also Read – Aaj Ka Itihas 1 june: Famous actress Nargis was born on this day, know other important events of June 1
The sequence details of other important events on the date of 21st June in the history of the country are as follows:- Also Read – Aaj ka Itihas, 30 May: Hindi Journalism Day is celebrated on this day, know the history of 30 May
1756: After the British army led by John Z Hallwell surrendered to the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah, 146 Englishmen were locked in a room. 123 of them died.
1862: Gyanendra Mohan Tagore became the first Indian to obtain a law degree from Lincoln’s Inn.
1898: The United States captures Guam by defeating Spain.
1933: Birth of Mudrarakshas, a famous writer, novelist, playwright, critic and satirist of India.
1948: C. Rajagopalachari became the Governor General of India. He was the last Governor General of the country.
1975: West Indies won the first Cricket World Cup.
1991 – P.V. Narasimha Rao became the ninth Prime Minister of India.
2001: Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf reinstates the Anti-Terrorism Act.
2003: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the fifth book by JK Rowling, is released.
2008 – Hurricane Fengsen kills hundreds in the Philippines.
2009 – Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal became the first Indian woman to win the Super Series badminton tournament title.
2012: 90 refugees die when a ferry going to Australia sinks.
2015: The first International Yoga Day was celebrated. On the initiative of India in the United Nations, almost all the countries of the world joined this campaign to spread yoga to stay healthy.
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