1 June 1 in history



Nepal royal family massacre

Kunwar Dipendra of Nepal’s royal family killed 11 people, including the entire family, on June 1, 2001, while intoxicated after a disagreement with his mother Aishwarya over marriage.

World Milk Day🍼🍼🍼

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has observed June 1 of each year as World Milk Day since 2001. In India, Dr. Varghese Kurien’s birthday is celebrated on November 26 as National Milk Day.

Peace on chemical weapons🎯

US President George W. Bush (Sr.) and Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev reached an agreement on June 1, 1990 to suspend production of chemical weapons.

🙏🙏Lord Swaminarayan🙏🙏

Lord Swaminarayan, the founder of the Swaminarayan sect, passed away on this day in the year 190 according to the date of his death. According to the date, Jeth Sud was the tenth day in Samvat 12

1786: – General Post Office of Madras started.

1790: – A treaty was made between the Marathas, the British and the Nizam.

🏹1842: – Bengali writer Satyendranath Tagore was born.

🏹1859: – Thomas Alva Addis gets patent for voting machine.

🏹1874: – East India Company was dissolved.

1926: – Famous American actress Marilyn Monroe is born.

1930: – The first Indian luxury express train ‘Deccan Queen’ started between Victoria Terminus and Pune.

*🏹1955: – Untouchability law was implemented in India.

1992: – Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Academy was established in Satara.

1996: – Former President of India Neelam Sanjeev Reddy dies.

1996: – H. D. Devgoda becomes 11th Prime Minister of India.

1842: – Bengali writer Satyendranath Tagore was born. *

▪️First ICS: Satyendranath Tagore

* Aurobindranath’s elder brother Satyendranath in Ahmedabad: was the first ICS officer *

The sixth session of Gujarati Sahitya Parishad was held in Ahmedabad in 1920.

Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was the special guest. Seven years ago, in 1913, the poet Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for “Gitanjali”.

Poet Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize. The poet Rabindranath Tagore had lived in Ahmedabad in his youth. At that time his elder brother Satyendranath Tagore was appointed judge in Ahmedabad.

Tagore visited Gujarat in 1878 when he was 17 years old. Tagore’s elder brother Satyendranath Tagore was the commissioner of Ahmedabad at that time.  Satyendranath was the first ICS officer in Ahmedabad. During his visit to Ahmedabad, Rabindranath Tagore stayed in the Motisahi Palace built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1622 AD. The palace is now known as Sardar Patel Smarak Bhavan at Shahibaug.

(In Ahmedabad, Tagore also created the Bengali novel ‘Sudat Pashan’ (Hungry Stone) as well as two poems ‘Bandi O Amar’ and ‘Nilav Rajni Dekho’.) *

Author: Prabhu

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