2 August Ka Itihas: Today in today’s history we will know about August 2. In which we will try to know that what are the important events that took place in India and the world on the 2nd of August, which are mentioned in the golden letters of the pages of history. Many times you have often read and heard about many such historical events about history, which must have been related to the history of 2nd August.
So let’s try to know by turning the pages of some history that on this day i.e. on 2nd August, what are the main events that happened in the country and the world….
1790 – The first census was conducted in America.
1914 – Luxembourg begins German occupation during World War I.
1916 – World War I: Austrian roads lead to the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Tarento.
1918 – The first general strike in Canadian history takes place in Vancouver.
1923 – Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes US President upon the death of President Warren G. Harding.
1932 – The positron (the antiparticle of the electron) was discovered by Karl D. Anderson.
1934 – Gleichschaltung: Adolf Hitler becomes the Führer of Germany after the death of President Paul von Hindenburg.
1937 – The Maruana Tax Act of 1937 was passed in America.
1939 – Albert Einstein and Leo Sizzlard write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to start the Manhattan Project to develop nuclear weapons.
1947 – A British South American Airways Avro Lancastrian airliner crashes into a mountain during a flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Santiago, Chile.
1955 – The Soviet Union conducted a nuclear test.
1968 – More than 270 people are killed and 261 are injured in an earthquake that hits Casagurán, Aurora, Philippines.
1970 – Mutukamma Chuhiveliya Veliappa, India’s first woman diplomat, was appointed Ambassador to Hungary.
1978 – Pingali Venkaiah, the designer of the national flag of India and a true patriot and agricultural scientist of India, was born.
1980 – A bomb explodes at the Bologna railway station in Italy, killing 85 and injuring more than 200.
2010 – More than 1000 people died in floods triggered by monsoon rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
2010 – 7 individuals, including Tadatoshi Akiba, were presented the 2010 Ramon Magsaysay Award in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.
2014 – At least 146 people are killed in a factory explosion in Kunshan, Jiangsu, China.
1877 – Birth of Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla, the first Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
1922 – One of the famous entrepreneurs of India, G.P. Birth of Birla
1931 – Birth of Umakant Malviya, the eminent poet and lyricist.
1958 – Arshad Ayub, former Indian cricketer, was born.
1966 – Birth of MV Sridhar, Indian cricketer.
1970 – Philo Wallace, West Indian cricketer, was born.
1980 – Ramkinkar Baij, the famous sculptor who was awarded the Padma Bhushan, died.
2009 – Death of Devendra Nath Dwivedi, senior Congress leader and nominated Governor of Gujarat.
2010- Kamal Kapoor, an actor of Indian cinema, died.