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Important events of 1 July

  • The Battle of Porto Novo (now Parangipettai) between Sultan Hyder Ali and British army of Mysore happened in 1781.
  • On 1 July 1852, a postal stamp was issued by Sir Bartle Frere, Chief Commissioner of Sindh, in Sindh State and for use on the Karachi route of Mumbai, a postal stamp called ‘Scinde Dawk’.
  • The Calcutta High Court was inaugurated in 1862.
  • Canada Universal Postal Union joined 1878
  • The postcard was introduced in India on 1 July 1879.
  • In 1881, the first-ever international call was made on the telephone on the same day.
  • The Communist Party of China was established in 1921.
  • Muhammad Ali Jinnah inaugurated the Central Bank of Pakistan in 1948
  • Travancore-Cochin State was made in 1949, but Malabar remained under the province of Madras.
  • Imperial Bank of India was nationalized in 1955 and named it State Bank of India.
  • The US Post Office implemented the ZIP code system in 1963.
  • The Industrial Development Bank of India was established on 1 July 1964.
  • In 1975, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi announced 20 point programs for national development.
  • The company that made an electronic device, introduced the Wakaman in 1979.
  • In 1987, the game was established in 1987 in the dedicated station ‘WAPN‘.
  • The end of the borderline between East and West Germany and the conversion of Western Germany to East Germany was recognized in 1990.
  • The Bursa Treaty was dissolved in 1991.
  • Yasser Arafat returned home in 1994 after 27 years of exile.
  • Sworn in 1994 as the new President of Germany by Roman Herzog.
  • S.No. The US removed the ban against Taiwan in 1995.
  • In the northern province of Australia, the voluntary death law applied to the world for the first time in 1996.
  • The British government handed over the rule of Hong Kong to China in 1997.
  • The country’s first Science City was established in Kolkata in 1997.
  • England defeated the West Indies in 2000 in Lords’s 100th Test match.
  • A Japanese submarine, making the world record by going deepest in the ocean in 2003, is missing in the Pacific Ocean.
  • ASEAN compromised Australia in 2004 to deal with international terrorism.
  • In the Asian Youth Chess Championship, India won 8 gold in 2006.
  • The American Parliament’s Committees approved the Indo-US nuclear agreement in 2006.
  • In 2006, the US rewarded $ 500 million on Al-Qaeda’s wanted leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri.
  • Parimarjan became the second youngest Grandmaster of the year till today.
  • Smoking restrictions on public places in England in 2007 were effective.
  • Tibetan ambassadors talks with Chinese officials on the issue of the Dalai Lama beginning in 2007.
  • The Palestinian rebels of Gaza strip rocket South Israel on 1 July 2008.
  • Neptune’s Moon S / 2004 N1 is searched in 2013.
  • In India, the object and service tax (GST) was implemented in 2017 as a significant improvement in the economy.

Read more: Important events of 30 June

Born on 1 July

  • German mathematician Gottfried Leibniz was born in 1646.
  • German physicist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg was born in 1742
  • French mathematician Jean-victor poncelet was born in 1788.
  • The second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Rai was born in 1882. This day is celebrated as Doctor Day.
  • Benegal Rama Rao was born in 1889, he was the fourth Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
  • American businessman Estée Lauder was born in 1906.
  • Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Vasantrao Naik was born in 1913.
  • Nguyen Van Linh was born in 1915, was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam.
  • Botswana’s first President Seretse Khama was born in 1921.
  • The famous Hindi fiction writer Amarkant was born in 1925.
  • Chandrasekhar Singh, 8th Prime Minister of India, was born on 1 July 1927.
  • Sudhakar Pandey, a noted writer and reformist of the mainstream Hindi literature, was born in 1927.
  • Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was born in 1928.
  • Param Vir Chakra winner Indian soldier Abdul Hamid was born in 1933.
  • Senior journalist and writer Kanhaiyalal Nandan was born on 1 July 1933.
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Law Bachelor, Seventh Lok Sabha member Jaipal Singh Kashyap was born in 1935.
  • Famous flute player Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia was born in Allahabad in 1938.
  • The famous politician and former national president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Venkaiah Naidu was born in 1949.
  • Dr Tulsiram was born in 1949, the author of a separate place in Dalit writing.
  • American musician Fred Schneider was born on 1 July 1951.
  • Gopal Bhargava, the ‘Panchayat and Rural Development Minister’ in the state of Madhya Pradesh, was born in 1952.
  • Kalpana Chawla, an Indian American astronaut and space shuttle mission expert, was born in 1961.
  • She was also one of the seven-passenger crew killed in the Columbia Space Station disaster.
  • Wells princess Diana was born in 1961.
  • Famous Indian classical singer and musician Ustad Rashid Khan was born in 1966.
  • Akhilesh Yadav, son of Samajwadi Party’s Mulayam Singh Yadav, was born in 1973.
  • Bharat Ratna honoured senior doctor, fearless freedom fighter and skilled politician Bidhan Chandra Roy born on 1 July 1862.

Died on 1 July

  • One of the founders of Independent India’s prestigious editors and Liberal Party, C. Y. Chintamani passed away in 1941.
  • Purshottam Das Tandon, one of the prominent freedom fighters of modern India, died in 1962.
  • Bharat Ratna honoured senior doctor, fearless freedom fighter and skilled politician, Bidhan Chandra Roy died on 1 July 1962.
  • Australian-British physicist Sir William Lawrence Brag died in 1971.
  • Rajbhau Natu, the Marathi painter, died on 1 July 1994.

National/International Holidays and Observations List

  • National Doctor Day
  • State Bank of India Establishment Day
  • International joke day
  • Communist Party of China Founding Day (China)
  • Children’s Day (Pakistan)
  • Armed Forces Day (Singapore)
  • Emancipation Day (Netherlands Antilles)
  • Independence Day (Rwanda)
  • International Tartan Day
  • Madeira Day (Madeira, Portugal)

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