Today in History India 01 May

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Today’s Historical Events on 01 May

1707, 1st May: The Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland merged and formed the Kingdom of Great Britain.

1840, 1st May: The Penny Black, the first adhesive postage stamp, was issued in the United Kingdom.

1844, 1st May: Hong Kong Police Force became the second modern police force in the world and the first in Asia.

1886, 1st May: International Labor Day celebrated for the first time at the second meeting of the Communist International.

1890, 1st May: World Labor Day celebrated for the first time in the world.

1897, 1st May: Ramakrishna Mission started by Swami Vivekananda.

1927, 1st May: World Labor Day celebrated in India for the first time.

1930, 1st May: The ninth planet in the solar system named Pluto.

1940, 1st May: Olympic Games were canceled due to war.

1960, 1st May: Partition of Bombay province into Maharashtra and Gujarat.

1960, 1st May: Establishment of the Gujrat High Court.

1961, 1st May: Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro declared Cuba a socialist nation and canceled elections. 

1978, 1st May: Japan’s Naomi Uemura became the first man to reach the North Pole alone.

1993, 1st May: Sri Lankan President Ranasinghe Premadas died in bombing.

2011, 1st May: United States President BarackObama confirmed that al-Qaeda leader OsamabinLaden had been killed in his compound in Abbottabad, northeastern Pakistan.

Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on May 1

1913: Balraj Sahni, an Indian film and stage actor.

1915: Dr. Rameshwar Shukla Anchal, a Hindi Literary.

1919: Manna Dey, an internationally acclaimed Indian playback singer, music director, musician, and Indian classical vocalist. 

1922: Madhu Limaye, an Indian socialist essayist and activist.

1931: Rajkumar Singhajit Singh, a leading exponent, choreographer, and guru of the Indian classical dance form of Manipuri.

1932: S. M. Krishna, an Indian politician and the 16th Chief Minister of Karnataka.

1955: Anand Mahindra, an Indian billionaire businessman, and the chairman of Mahindra Group

1971: Ajith Kumar, an Indian actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. 

1988: Anushka Sharma, an Indian actress, and producer.

Death Anniversaries of famous people on May 1

1945: Paul Joseph Goebbels, a German Nazi politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany.

1972: Kamalnayan Bajaj was an Indian businessman and politician.

1993: Ranasinghe Premadasa, the third President of Sri Lanka.

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