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17 September Special day in India

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17 September special day in India

17 September special day in India

September 17 is a special day in India for two reasons:

  • Hyderabad Liberation Day: This day commemorates the merger of the princely state of Hyderabad with the Indian Union in 1948.
  • World Patient Safety Day: This global campaign is observed annually on September 17 to raise awareness about patient safety and encourage actions to improve the safety of healthcare practices.

Hyderabad Liberation Day is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Telangana, the state that was formed from the former princely state of Hyderabad. On this day, people pay homage to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the liberation of Hyderabad. The state government also organizes various events and programs to mark the occasion.

World Patient Safety Day is an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of patient safety and to encourage actions to reduce avoidable harm in healthcare settings. The theme of World Patient Safety Day 2023 is “Medication Safety”.

On this special day, let us all pledge to work together to create a safer healthcare system for everyone. We can do this by being informed about patient safety issues, by advocating for ourselves and our loved ones, and by supporting healthcare organizations that are committed to improving patient safety.

1630, 17th September – The city of Boston, Massachusetts is founded

1787, 17th September – The United States composed a new constitution George Washington, leader of the Philadelphia Convention, was today presented with a new Constitution for the United States of America 

1792, 17th September – George Washington gave his farewell address as President of the USA

1948, 17th September – The Nizam of Hyderabad surrendered his sovereignty over the Hyderabad State and joins the Indian Union 

1983, 17th September – Vanessa Williams became the first black Miss America

1991, 17th September – The first version of the Linux kernel (001) was released to the Internet

2001, 17th September – The New York Stock Exchange reopens for trading after the September 11 attacks, the longest closure since the Great Depression

17 September in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on September 17

1879 – Periyar E V Ramasamy, Indian politician, and social reformer

1885 – Prabodhankar Thakre, Indian writer He is a father of Bal Saheb Thakre

1901 – Sir Francis Chichester, English yachtsman and aviator who was knighted for sailing around the world solo in Gypsy Moth IV and flew his plane Gypsy Moth solo east to west across the Tasman Sea

1914 – Thomas J Bata, Czech businessman Known as ‘Shoemaker of the World’

1915 – M F Husain, Indian painter

1929 – Anant Pai, an Indian educationalist and a pioneer in Indian comics

1930 – Lalgudi Jayaraman, an Indian Carnatic violinist, vocalist and composer

1931 – Anne Bancroft, American actress who made her name on Broadway in the Miracle Worker and won an Oscar for the film version Other films include the Graduate

1950 – Narendra Modi, Indian Politician, 14th Prime Minister of India 

1985 – Ravichandran Ashwin, Indian cricket player

17 September in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on September 17

1665 – Philips IV, King of Spain, and Portugal

1877 – William Henry fox Talbot, British botanist, and physicist who pioneered photographic techniques

1996 – Spiro Agnew, 39th vice-president of the United States

1994 – Carl Popper, Austrian-British philosopher Considered as of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century 

1999 – Hasrat Jaipuri, an Indian poet

2002 – Vasant Bapat, Indian poet, writer, and speaker

2006 – Patricia Kennedy Lawford, an American socialist She was a sister of President John F Kennedy, Senator Robert F Kennedy, and Senator Ted Kennedy

What happened in India on 17 September – 17 September special day in India

17-September-1799
Parshuram Bhau Patwardhan, an able leader and diplomat of Madhavrao Peshwa kingdom, passed away.

17-September-1864
Anagrik Dharmapal, religious reformer, was born.

17-September-1876
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was born in Debanandpur village.

17-September-1879
E.V. Ramaswami Naicker, prominent leader of Dravid movement and social reformer, was born at Erode in Tamil Nadu.

17-September-1885
Keshav Sitaram Thakrey, journalist, social reformer and historian, was born.

17-September-1892
Shri Hanuman Prasad Poddar, social reformer, revolutionary and poet, was born in Shillong.

17-September-1899
First British troops leave Bombay for South Africa.

17-September-1924
Popati Ramchand Hiranandani, famous Hindi writer, was born at Hyderabad in Sind.

17-September-1929
La Fontaine, Air Chief Marshal D A La Fontaine PVSM and AVSM, VM, was born in Madras.

17-September-1934
Gandhiji announced his decision to retire from politics from October one to engage himself in the development of village industries, Harijan service and education through basic crafts.

17-September-1937
Sitakant Mahapatra, 1933 Gyanpeeth awardee and famous Orria poet, was born.

17-September-1938
Dilip Purushottam Chitre, famous Marathi poet, story writer, critic and Sahitya Academy awardee, was born.

17-September-1948
The Nizam of Hyderabad, in a broadcast, announced ceasefire to his troops and accession into Indian Union, which was settled earlier to the announcement.

17-September-1950
Govt. grants diplomatic recognition to Israel.

17-September-1954
India outlaws bigamy.

17-September-1956
Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC ) established.

17-September-1960
Agreement reached with Pakistan on the distribution of the River Indus and its tributaries.

17-September-1997
Advance railway reservation period extended from 30 to 60 days w.e.f. February 01, 1998.

17-September-1997
Kalpakkam Mini Reactor (KAMINI), the only U-233 fuelled operating reactor in the world, attains maximum capacity of 30 KW.

17-September-1998
Rabri Devi, Chief Minister of Bihar, expands the Cabinet, inducting nine ministers, even as the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (Soren) group formally withdraws support to her ministry.

17-September-1999
India and the United States begin high level consultations to find ways on countering terrorism.

17-September-1999
Narayan Desai, Ajoy Kumar Basu and Saraswathi Gora are named for Jamnalal Bajaj awards.

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