This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, July 31 is the 212th day of the year and the 213th day of a leap year.
On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on 29 July as well as the birthdays of famous people.
Dhanpat Rai Srivastava, better known by his pen name Premchand, was an Indian writer famous for his modern Hindustani literature. Premchand was a pioneer of Hindi and Urdu social fiction.
Premchand was often called the greatest Hindi writer of the 20th century. He wrote close to 300 short stories. We published his short fiction in this gorgeous collection a few years ago. He was born on this day in 1880 in Lamhi, a village near Benares. pic.twitter.com/XTpQVabpOU— Meru Gokhale (@MeruGokhale) July 31, 2020
On July 31, 1933, Mahatma Gandhi left the Sabarmati Ashram forever. He vowed that he would not return to the Ashram until India won independence. Although this was won on 15 August 1947, when India was declared a free nation, Gandhi was assassinated in January 1948 and never returned.
#Mahatma #Gandhi left Sabarmati Ashram on July 31: Know its significance— Mahatma Gandhi (@mkgsarvodaya) July 31, 2021
July 31 has a special significance in the history freedom struggle of the nation. On this day in 1933, Mahatma Gandhi left the Sabarmati Ashram forever.
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Mumtaz was born on July 31, 1947 to Abdul Sameed Askari and Sardar Begum Habib Agha aka Naaz, both of Iranian origin but settled in Bombay, India.
9 yr old Mumtaz first appeared in Basant (1942). Devika Rani was impressed by her and suggested the screen name MADHUBALA.— Film History Pics (@FilmHistoryPic) February 13, 2020
Her first lead role, at 14, was in Neel Kamal (1947). She achieved stardom with Mahal (1949).
Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi, born on 14 Feb 1933 pic.twitter.com/V9lbH8kKe8
Headquartered in Kolkata, it was set up on 31 July 1948. Currently it operates under the name WBTC. It plied buses in Kolkata and nearby districts of West Bengal, along with some long-distance services. CSTC owned 11 depots in Kolkata and the districts to station its fleet of buses.
The government buses were run by the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC), the South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) and the North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC).#ManusherPasheDidi pic.twitter.com/v8h4e3hfJK— Suman Maity (@Suman_Maity90) May 11, 2020
The Government of India and the Government of Nepal, recognising the ancient ties which have happily existed between the two countries; Desiring still further to strengthen and develop these ties and to perpetuate peace between the two countries; Have resolved therefore to enter into a Treaty of Peace and Friendship with each other.
31 July 1950: 70 years ago, India and Nepal signed the Treaty of Peace and Friendship.— Constantino Xavier (@ConstantinoX) July 31, 2020
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Joanne Rowling , also known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author and philanthropist. She wrote the seven-volume children's fantasy series, Harry Potter, published from 1997 to 2007.
Mohammed Rafi died at 10:25 pm on July 31, 1980, following a massive heart attack, aged 55. The last song sung by Rafi was for the movie Aas Paas, with music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.
Legendary singer Mohammed Rafi passed away on July 31, 1980 pic.twitter.com/5jQcjB0Pab— Newsflicks (@newsflicks) July 31, 2016
Alia Advani, known professionally as Kiara Advani, is an Indian actress who works in Hindi and Telugu language films. After making her acting debut in the comedy film Fugly (2014), she played MS Dhoni's wife in the sports biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016).
We wish you a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY. @Advani_Kiara #KiaraAdvani is an #Indian #actress who appears in #Hindi and #Telugu #films.She was born on 31 July 1992 in #Mumbai. #HappyBirthdayKiaraAdvani #Celebs @KiaraAdvaniFans @Kiara_admirers @KiaraAdvaniFB #bestwishes #WednesdayThoughts pic.twitter.com/eFgLw84sZh— Voxy Talksy (@VoxyTalksy) July 31, 2019
Above are the most important events that took place on this day. It includes major birthdays, death anniversaries, fun facts and important historical events that occurred in India as well as globally. For more details see our website. This Day in History.