30 November in Indian and World History

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30 November in Indian and World History

30 November in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 30 November is the birth anniversary of Jagdish Chandra Bose, Romila Thapar, Sudha Malhotra, and Maitreyi Pushpa.

30 November is also observed as the death anniversary of Gurujada Apparao, and Rajiv Dixit.

Birth Anniversary

30 November in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:

Jagdish Chandra Bose (30 November 1858 – 23 November 1937), an Indian physicist and phytologist. He has also written many great texts, some of which are based on the following topics, such as Reactions of living and non-living (1902), Reaction of plants (1906), Motivational mechanics of plants (1926) etc. He was born on 30 November 1858 in Memansingh village, Bengal (present-day Bangladesh).


Romila Thapar (30 November 1931), an Indian historian and her main subject of study has been “Ancient Indian History”. She was born on 30 November 1931.

Sudha Malhotra, an Indian playback singer and actress. He achieved fame in a noticeably short time. The songs sung by him are still included in the favorite songs of the audience. He played as a playback singer in some popular Hindi films in the 1950s and 1960s such as ‘Arzoo’, ‘Dhool Ka Phool’, ‘Didi’, ‘Kala Pani’, ‘Barsaat Ki Raat’, ‘Ab Dilli Door Nahi’ and ‘Ab Dilli Door Nahi’. She also worked in ‘Dekh Kabira Roya’. She was last heard in 1982 in the song ‘Yeh Pyaar Tha Ya Kuch Aur Tha’ from Raj Kapoor’s film ‘Prem Rog’. Apart from Hindi songs, Sudha also sang many popular Marathi songs (Bhavjeet). Sudha Malhotra was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. She was born on 30 November 1936 in Delhi.

Maitreyi Pushpa, a famous Hindi litterateur. She has been appointed as the Vice President of Hindi Academy, Delhi. Maitreyi Pushpa has made rural India a reality in her writings. A glimpse of both Braj and Bundela’s cultures is visible in his writings. Maitreyi Pushpa is the creator of the range of Rangeya Raghav and Phanishwar Nath Renu. She was born on 30 November 1944 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.


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Death Anniversary

30 November in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:

Gurujada Apparao (30 September 1861 – 30 November 1915), a famous national poet of the modern Telugu language.

Rajiv Dixit (30 November 1967 – 30 November 2010), an Indian social activist, public speaker, and a promoter of Ayurveda. He was an enthusiastic promoter of Hindu activism and was the national secretary of Bharat Swabhiman Trust. He died on 30 November 2010.

Rajiv Dixit, an Indian social activist


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Notable events on 30 November in Indian and World history

30 November 1731 – The earthquake in Beijing killed nearly a million people.

30 November 1759 – Emperor Alamgir II of Delhi was assassinated by his minister.

30 November 1872 – The first official international football match was played on this day.

30 November 1874 Winston Churchill, a British statesman, and Nobel Prize Laureate, was born.

30 November 1935 Fernando Pessoa – a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher, and philosopher – died.

30 November 1939 – The then-Soviet Russia invaded Finland over a border dispute.

30 November 1961 – The then Soviet Union opposed Kuwait’s application for membership of the United Nations.

30 November 1965 – The Dolls Museum, Delhi was established by the famous cartoonist ‘K. Shankar Pillai’.

30 November 1989 Hassan Fathy, an Egyptian architect known for his pioneering work in sustainable and vernacular architecture, died.

30 November 1994 – On this day, the tourist ship Ashele Lauro sank after a fire broke out in the ocean near Somalia.

30 November 1999 – The third session of the World Trade Organization started in the Northwest ‘Seattle’ of America.

30 November 2000 – Al Gore appealed for a recount in the US presidential election case.

30 November 2000 – Priyanka Chopra became Miss World.

30 November 2002 – the ICC warned of action against countries that did not play in Zimbabwe.

30 November 2004 – Bangladesh’s parliament passed a bill with 45 percent seats for women.

30 November 2008 – after the Mumbai terror attacks, the government announced the formation of the Federal Investigation Agency. The government has decided to extend the tenure of SAT Rizvi Salary Committee.

30 November 2011 – the Pakistani government banned world news channel BBC from broadcasting documentary Secret Pakistan for showing it.

30 November is observed as Saint Andrew’s Day. It is celebrated every year in Scotland and especially in the countries where Saint Andrew is the patron saint like Barbados, Bulgaria, Columbia, Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Russia, Scotland, and Ukraine.

The Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is observed every year on 30 November. The day offers tribute to victims of chemical warfare, as well as to affirm the commitment of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to eliminate the threat of chemical weapons. It further aims to promote the goals of peace, security, and multilateralism. United Nations (UN) officially recognised the day and has been celebrated since 2005.

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