The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. This day marks the birthday of Major Dhyan Chand Singh, the hockey player who won gold medals in Olympics for India in the years 1928, 1932 and 1936.
The World Humanitarian Day is being observed every year on which date?
World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is celebrated on 19 August every year on to pay tribute to aid workers, people who risk their lives in humanitarian service and to support people affected by crisis around the world.
When is International Mother Language Day, recognized by the UN World Tourist Guide Day and International Mother Language Day originated as the international recognition of Language Movement Day, which has been commemorated in Bangladesh since 1952, when a number of Dhaka university students were killed by the Pakistan police and army in Dhaka during the Bengali Language Movement observed?
International Mother Language Day is a worldwide annual observance held on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism. First announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999, it was formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in 2002.
When is World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, recognized by the UN observed?
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21 March. On that day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid pass laws.