1)Birthday of Dalai Lama (1935), the 14th spiritual leader of Tibet.
He was born at Taktser, a small village in Amdo, North-East Tibet.His
childhood name was Lhamo Dhondup which meant ”wish-fulfilling Goddess.”
2)Death anniversary (2002) of Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani of
Reliance empire. He was born on 28th December, 1932 at Chorwad,
Junagadh, in Gujarat. He was named ”Man of 20th Century”, by F.I.C.C.I.
(Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry).Dhirubhai
Ambani was an exceptional human being and an outstanding leader.
From the humble beginning, he went on to create an enviable business
empire within a span of just 25 years.The 55,ooo crore Reliance Group
is a living testimony to his indomitable will, single minded dedication
and an unrelenting committment to his goals. His life proved the adage:
”It is performance, not pedigree that matters.” He was a dreamer,
a legend in his life time, who gave millions of middle class Indians,
a chance to profitably invest some hard earned money.
Beating-not meeting-the deadlines was his expectation.
3)Birthday of George Walker Bush (1946), 43rd President (2001 to 2009)
4)Birthday of ”Padma Bhushana” Bala Murali Krishna (1930), singer, composer,
instrumentalist. He plays instruments like violin, mridangam and kanjira.
5)Birthday of Dr. Shyam Prasad Mukherjee (1901), Indian politician and founder
of ”Janasangha.” He died on 23rd june 1953.
6)Death anniversary of Babu Jagjivan Ram (1986),ex-President of India.
Hailing from scheduled caste of Bihar in India, he was instrumental in
foundation of the ”All India Depressed classes League”. and ”Dalit Sena.”
He was born on April 5th,1908.
7)Birthday of Dr. V.S.Acharya (1940), senior B.J.P. leader and State
Home Minister of Karnataka.
8)International Kissing Day.
9)World Tibet Day was founded in 1998, with three
main goals:-a)to help restore essential freedom for those living
in Chinese–occupied Tibet. b) to increase awareness of the
genocidal threats to the Tibetan people. c) to celebrate the
unique beauty and value of Tibetan culture and thought.
The day is also observed to honour those who died in the
5th July 2009 peaceful protest by Uyghurs against the
Chinese authorities in East Turkestan.Nearly one
thousand people died in the conflict.
10)International Day of Action for Dogs and Cats, in South Korea.
The object is to bring public awareness to the cruel and inhumane
practices of the South Korean dogs and cats meat trade.
11)Birthday of Yogesh (1991), a popular Kannada film actor.