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1st July’20 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day

 

Find out what happened on the 1st of July in History. There are a lot many happenings which had taken place on this date in the pages of Indian History, here we have listed some of the very important events occur 1st of July

 

Chandra Shekhar Singh (1 July 1927 – 8 July 2007) was the eighth Prime Minister of India. Chandra Shekhar Singh was born on 1 July 1927 to a farming family in Ibrahimpatti, a village in the Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh. He was awarded a Master of Arts degree at Allahabad University.

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia (born 1 July 1938) is an Indian classical instrumentalist. He is a player of the bansuri, the Indian bamboo flute. Hariprasad Chaurasia was born in Allahabad in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. His father was a wrestler.

Ustad Rashid Khan (born 1 July 1966) is an Indian classical musician in the Hindustani music tradition. He belongs to the Rampur-Sahaswan gharana, and is the great-grandson of gharana founder Inayat Hussain Khan. He is married to Joyeeta Bose, from the family of Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose.

Akhilesh Yadav (born 1 July 1973) is an Indian politician and as of March 2012 is the youngest person to hold the office of Chief Minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh. He was elected to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj in a 2000 by-election of 2000 and retained his seat in the 2004 and 2009 general elections.

Ahmed Hoosen Deedat (July 1918 – 8 August 2005) was a South African writer and public speaker of Indian descent. He was best known as a Muslim missionary who held numerous inter-religious public debates with evangelical Christians, as well as video lectures, most of which centred around Islam, Christianity and the Bible.

 

Notable Moments

 

1821 Daily newspaper ‘Mumbai Samachar’ was published.

1879 Post Card of one paisa was started in India by the Post and Telegraph Department.

1928 Fifteen people were killed in Calcutta as Hindus attacked Muslims.

1947 Independence of India Bill passed.

1952 Olympic Games open at Helsinki.