7 December in Indian and World History

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7 December in Indian and World History

7 December in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 7 December is the birth anniversary of Jatindranath Mukherjee and Radhakamal Mukherjee.

7 December is also observed as the death anniversary of Hyder Ali, and Begum Abida Ahmed

Birth Anniversary

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

Jatindranath Mukherjee (7 December 1879 – 10 September 1915), a Bengali revolutionary against British rule. His father had died at a young age. His mother took all the responsibility of the house on herself and carried it out with great care. Due to bravely killing a tiger, he also became famous by the name of ‘Bagha Jatin’. Jatindranath was a working philosophical revolutionary against British rule. He was the main leader of the ‘Yugantar Party’. At that time Yugantar Party was the main organization of revolutionaries in Bengal. He was born on 7 December 1879.

Radhakamal Mukherjee (7 December 1889 – 24 August 1968), a noted scholar of modern Indian culture and sociology. He had a keen interest in economics, sociology, psychology, ethics, philosophy, aesthetics, etc. Radhakamal Mukherjee had composed more than 50 texts on various subjects. He was a supporter of syncretism between both oriental and western thought streams. He was born on 7 December 1889.

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Death Anniversary

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

Hyder Ali (1722 – 7 December 1782), a brave warrior in the middle of the 18th century, who became the ruler of Mysore on the strength of his ability and ability. As the Muslim ruler and general of Mysore, Hyder Ali played an important role in the wars in South India in the mid-18th century. He died on 7 December 1782.

Begum Abida Ahmed (17 July 1923 – 7 December 2003), the wife of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, the fifth President of India. She was known to be an educated woman with highly settled thoughts. Abida Begum also participated in cultural activities with great enthusiasm.

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Notable events on 7 December in Indian and World history

7 December 1856 – For the first time in the country, ‘Hindu Widow’ was officially married.

7 December 1906 – Elie Ducommun a Swiss peace activist, and Nobel Prize Laureate, died.

7 December 1917 – America became part of World War I and invaded Austria-Hungary.

7 December 1936 – Australian cricketer Jack Flemington became the first player in the world to score a century in four consecutive Test innings. Of these, 3 centuries came against South Africa and 1 against England.

7 December 1941 – During the Second World War, on this day, Japan made the famous air raid on Pearl Harbor, America.

7 December 1944 – General Radescu formed the government in Romania.

7 December 1949 – Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated on this day.

7 December 1970 – Relations between West Germany and Poland normalized.

7 December 1971 – President Yahya Khan announced the formation of a coalition government in Pakistan, in which Nurul Amin became the PM and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto became the deputy prime minister.

7 December 1972 – The US launched Apollo 17 as part of its mission to the Moon.

7 December 1992 – On this day, for the first time, an ODI match was played on South African soil.

7 December 1993 Abidin Dino, a prominent Turkish painter, died.

7 December 1995 – India launched the communication satellite INSAT-2C.

7 December 1995 – The American space research organization NASA’s Galileo spacecraft reached Jupiter.

7 December 1988 – A 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Armenia killed 25,000 people and left millions homeless.

7 December 2001 – The Taliban relinquished control of Kandahar, Afghanistan, after several days of fighting.

7 December 2001 – Wickremesinghe was appointed the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

7 December 2003 – Raman Singh became the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

7 December 2004 – Hamid Karzai was sworn in as the first elected President of Afghanistan.

7 December 2004  Pacita Abad – a Filipino visual artist known for her vibrant and colorful works – died.

7 December 2008 – Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda sacked Chandra Mohan from the post of Chief Minister.

7 December 2008 – Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh won the Japan Tour title.

7 December 2009 – The Climate Summit started in Copenhagen, Denmark.

7 December is observed as Armed Forces Flag Day. It is celebrated with the objective of collecting funds from the common people and honoring the martyrs and the men who fought with bravery on the borders to safeguard the country’s honor.

7 December is also observed as International Civil Aviation Day to raise awareness about its importance worldwide to the social and economic development of States and the role that ICAO plays in international air transport.

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