What is special about Jan 31st?
January 31st is the thirty-first day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, U.S. President Harry Truman announced a program to develop the hydrogen bomb; the first daytime soap opera, “These Are My Children,” was broadcast on NBC; and Leon Trotsky was exiled from the Soviet Union.
What was going on in January 1948?
Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi: At 5:17 p.m. Indian Standard Time, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on the steps of the Birla House in New Delhi. The 1948 Winter Olympics, the first to be held after World War II, opened in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
What happened on 13th January 1948?
On January 13, 1948, Gandhi finally announced his fast unto death. This was Gandhi’s last fast in public life. In response to a Sikh friend, Gandhi had clarified that his fast was not against any party or group, though “it excludes nobody”. It was addressed “to the conscience of all”.
Which day is celebrated on January 31 every year?
National Backward Day
National Backward Day is celebrated on January 31, encouraging us to do things oppositely.
What happened in 1948 in the US?
U.S. President Truman signs Executive Order 9981, ending racial segregation in the United States Armed Forces. Turnip Day Session – Truman exhorts 80th United States Congress to pass legislation.
How old will I be if I was born in 1948?
The number of years from 1948 to 2022 is 74 years.
At what age Gandhi died?
78 years (1869–1948)Mahatma Gandhi / Age at death
What is reverse day?
If you hadn’t heard, January 31st each year has been designated as “Backwards Day”, an occasion to celebrate an inverse perspective. This could be anything from walking and talking backwards, to wearing clothes inside out, or even eating your meals starting with dessert!
Can Opposite Day exist?
Technically, Opposite Day cannot exist. If you say today is Opposite Day, then because of the rules of the game, today would be the opposite of what you just said i.e. not opposite day or a normal day. Instead, if you said it was a normal day, then it would be a normal day.