Important Events Of June 24th.

1)Death anniversary of Rani Durgavati (1564 ), the

tribal queen of Gond  kingdom, who killed herself,

when she had the option to surrender to Mughals,

in  Baraha village near Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh).

She preferred death to dishonour.Her martyrdom

day is celebrated as ”Balidan Diwas”(Day of sacrifice).

She was born on 5th October 1524.

2)Death of ex-Prez. of India,Varaha Venkata Giri (1980 ).

He  was born on 10th August, 1894. He was  President of

India  from 1969 to 1974.

3)Death  of  Mateshwari Jagadamba Saraswathi (1965 ),

Founder of Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya. She was born on 1919.

4)Quebec National Day.

5)International Waynes World Day.

6)School’s Low Carbon Day: Cool The World.

It is celebrated to educate the children  about

climate change and renewable technologies.

7)Birthday of Saint John, the Baptist (1651 ),

the founder of the institute of the ”Brothers of

the Christian Schools.” He died in 1719 on

Good Friday, only weeks before his 68th birthday.

8)Birthday of Sherry Stringfield (1967), an American  actress.

9)—-do—-of  VijayaShanthi (1964), Telugu actress (Indian).

10)—-do—of Murali Mohan (1940),Indian  film actor.

11)—-do—-of Gopinath (1908), an acclaimed Indian

legendary classical dancer, pioneer guru in Kathakkali dance.

He died on October 9, 1987.

12)Birthday of  Omkarnath Thakur (1897), Hindustani classical

(Gwalior Gharana style) singer. He died on 29th December,1967.

13)Birhday of Bhupalam  Rukmayya  Chandrashekhar (1904),

a journalist, philosopher and freedom fighter.

14)World U.F.O.Day. The day  is to commemorate the sighting

of Unidentified Flying Object for the first time on June 24th, 1947.

Source:Collection.

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