THIS DAY IN HISTORY – 7 NOVEMBER

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Theodore Roosevelt wisely said, “The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” In a bid to do history justice, below is a compilation of some of the significant events that took place in India and the world on 7 November. 

Important Days : 

Infant Protection Day- 7 November is dedicated to spreading awareness about infants, the common problems faced by them, and ways to keep them protected. 

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2014 National Cancer Awareness Day – Indian Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan announced National Cancer Awareness Day in 2014 to spread awareness about cancer.

History

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1874 – Famous cartoonist Thomas Nast drew the first cartoon depicting an elephant as a symbol of the Republican Party.

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1875 – Bankim Chandra Chatterjee composed Vande Mataram which was later adopted as the national song of India.

1931 – Mao Zedong, founder of the People’s Republic of China announced its proclamation in the Jiangxi Province.

1944 – Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected as the President of the United States for the fourth time. He was the first and the last President to have done so.

1966 – Delhi witnessed the Gopastami Hindu Massacre where the police opened fire on the anti-cow slaughter agitators who marched towards the Parliament. 

1990 – Mary Robinson became the first woman to be elected as the President of Ireland. 

Famous Birthdays

1728 James Cook – A famous British explorer.

1918 Billy Graham – A well-known American evangelist. 

1954 Kamal Haasan – A cherished Indian actor who primarily works in Tamil movies.

1967 David Guetta – French DJ artist with international hits like ‘Hey Mama’ and ‘Say My Name.’

1996 Lorde – A famous singer and songwriter from New Zealand.

Films released

1997 (USA) – Mr. Bean 

2000 (USA) – Joseph: King of Dreams

2008 (USA and Philippines) – Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa

2014 (USA) – The Theory of Everything

Sports

1942 – Italian cyclist Fausto Coppi broke the world hour record in Milan, Italy.

1973 – New Jersey became the first state that allowed girls to play in Little League baseball teams, the world’s largest organised youth sports program.

Also read: THIS DAY IN HISTORY- 6 NOVEMBER

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Vanshika Yadav
She is currently studying English Literature from the Hansraj College, University of Delhi. Read her other writings at www.vanshikayadav.in

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