Saturday, January 24, 2015

23rd January date

23rd January in History:
1950 – The Knesset passes a resolution that states Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
1997 – Madeleine Albright becomes the first woman to serve as United States Secretary of State.

Birthdays today:
1897 – Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian activist and politician (d. 1945)
1926 – Bal Thackeray, Indian journalist, cartoonist, and politician (d. 2012)
1942 – Abdur Razzak, Indian-Bangladeshi actor and producer
1977 – Kamal Heer, Indian singer-songwriter

Festivals and celebrations:
Birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose, the founder of Indian National Army

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