4 December in Indian and World History

4 December in Indian and World History

4 December in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 4 December is the birth anniversary of Ramesh Chandra Majumdar, Vidyabhushan Vibhu, and R. Venkataraman.

4 December is also observed as the death anniversary of Annapurnanand.

Birth Anniversary

4 December in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:

Ramesh Chandra Majumdar (4 December 1888 – 11 February 1980), a historian and professor of Indian history. He was a former Sheriff of Kolkata. He was born on 4 December 1888.

Vidya Bhushan Vibhu (4 December 1892 – 1966), one of the famous litterateurs. His most prominent work is ‘Abhidhan Anushilan’. The author has worked tirelessly in his writing. Vidya Bhushan Ji has also composed many books on children’s literature. He was born on 4 December 1892.

R. Venkataraman (4 December 1910 – 27 January 2009), the eighth President of India. Prior to this, the post of Vice President was also with him. He became the President at the age of 77. He was born on 4 December 1910.

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Death Anniversary

4 December in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:

Annapurnanand (21 September 1895 – 4 December 1962), one of the pioneers of Hindi comics. He came into the field of literature at the age of 22, and his first essay – ‘Skull’ was published in the famous comic paper ‘Matwala‘. He has mainly written stories, in which the scheme of humor is based on the level of language and the irony of the circumstances.

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Notable events on 4 December in Indian and World history

4 December 1888 – Historian Ramesh Chandra Majumdar was born.

4 December 1952 – Thousands of people lost their lives in England due to a thick layer of smog.

4 December 1952 – A three-party conference between the United States, Britain and France began about the island of Bermuda in the Atlantic Ocean in South America.

4 December 1959 – Gandak Irrigation and Power Project signed between India and Nepal.

4 December 1971 – The United Nations Security Council called an emergency session in view of the deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan.

4 December 1971 – The Indian Navy attacked Pakistan Navy and Karachi.

4 December 1977 – The Arab Front was formed against Egypt.

4 December 1984 – Hezbollah terrorists hijacked a Kuwait Airlines plane and killed four passengers.

4 December 1996 – The US space agency NASA launched another spacecraft ‘Mars Pathfounder’ to Mars.

4 December 2003 – Ashok Gehlot was elected to the 12th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from the assembly constituency.

4 December 2004 – Maria Julia Mantilla García of Peru was crowned Miss World.

4 December 2006 – Nearly a thousand people died in a village in the Philippines after a tornado hit the ground.

4 December 2008 – Renowned historian Romila Thapar was selected for the Cluj Samman.

4 December is observed as Indian Navy Day. It is celebrated every year on 4 December to highlight the role, achievements, and difficulties that Navy people face.

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