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Today in History India 04 August

Today in History India

Check out below about Today in History India 04 August in Indian history or August 04 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 04 August in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.

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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 04 August

1854, 4th August: Official use of the Hinomaru flag by Japanese ships.

1914, 4th August: World War I – Germany invades Belgium. In response, the United Kingdom declared war on Germany. The United States declared itself neutral.

1947, 4th August: Establishment of the Supreme Court of Japan.

1956, 4th August: India’s sixth nuclear power plant, Apsara, was commissioned at Bhabha Atomic Power Station, Turbhe.

2001, 4th August: India’s first skin bank, which donates posthumous skin and gives life to others, was established at Lokmanya Tilak Hospital in Mumbai.

2007, 4th August: NASA launched Phoenix Spacecraft.

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on August 4.

1522: Udai Singh II, the Maharana of Mewar and the founder of the city of Udaipur.

1730: Sadashivrao Peshwa, the Sardar Senapati of the Maratha army at the third battle of Panipat

1845: Pherozeshah Mehta, an Indian politician, and lawyer.

1929: Kishore Kumar, an Indian playback singer, actor, music director, lyricist, writer, director, producer, and screenwriter.

1944: Dilip Prabhavalkar, an Indian actor, director, playwright, and author.

1961: Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States.

1965: Vishal Bhardwaj, an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, music composer, and playback singer. 

1967: Arbaaz Khan, an Indian actor, director, and film producer.

1972: Balkrishna, an Indian billionaire businessman and chairman of the consumer goods company Patanjali Ayurved.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on August 4.

1875: H.C. Andersen, a Danish author. 

1937: Kashi Prasad Jayaswal, an Indian historian and lawyer.

2006: Nandini Satpathy, an Indian politician and author and former chief minister of Odisha.

What happened in India on 04 August

4-August-1845
Pherozeshah Mehta, who published the first Hindi newspaper and one of the founders of Indian National Congress, was born in Bombay.

4-August-1894
Narayan Sitaram Phadke, famous Hindi writer, was born at Karjat.

4-August-1906
Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar, the architect of modern Himachal Pradesh and an energetic Chief Minister, was born at Chanhalag village in Sirmaur.

4-August-1914
Gandhiji reaches London and raised Indian Volunteer Corps.

4-August-1923
Nagpur University started working.

4-August-1928
Udham Singh, Indian field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64), was born.

4-August-1929
Kishor Kumar Ganguly, well known singer, was born at Khandava. He is also rememberd as a comic actor, director and musician.

4-August-1931
Narendra Shankar Tamhane, dependable Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1950’s), was born in Bombay.

4-August-1933
Gandhi is imprisoned for one year for breaking a restraint order.

4-August-1935
Government of India got the Royal Assent Act 1935.

4-August-1936
Indian Government Act was approved by the king.

4-August-1937
Kashi Prasad Jayaswal, famous lawyer, philosopher, ancient researcher and eminent historian, died at Patna.

4-August-1956
Apsara, India’s first large scale Atomic Energy Nuclear Reactor and first in the East World, was commissioned in Trombay, Bombay.

4-August-1967
World’s longest and highest Dam ‘Nagarjun Sagar’ made by Masonary System was inaugrated.

4-August-1979
Indian Airlines AVRO-748 crashes in to a hill near Bombay.

4-August-1993
Swami Chinmayananda, master in study of Bhagwadgita, died at the age of 76 in San Diego.

4-August-1993
Tarabai Bapat, daughter-in-law of revolutionary Senapati Bapat, died.

4-August-1997
Maharashtra govt. decides against banning Arun Shourie’s book ”Worshipping False Gods” on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.

4-August-1997
Nilesh Kulkarni becomes the first Indian to take a wicket with his first ball in Test Cricket (Colombo).

4-August-1997
Supreme Court declares that the Rashtrapati Bhavan press communique of 23/1/1992 on a proposal to confer the Bharat Ratna ‘posthumously’ on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose “should be treated as cancelled”, as the proposal was dropped by the Government in deference to the sentiments expressed by the public and his family members.

4-August-2000
Justice Brij Mohan Lal was sworn in chairman of the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission.

4-August-2000
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and the last member of the British royal family to bear the title ”Empress of India”, celebrated her 100th birthday.

4-August-2000
Pranab Mukherjee and S. Jaipal Reddy, Congress(I) leaders, get Best Parliamentarian awards for the year 1997-98.

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