Category: International

  • World Earth Day

    World Earth Day

    Every year on April 22, we celebrate our mother earth with ‘World Earth Day, which marks the anniversary of the Modern Environmental Movement What were 3 problems that led to the creation of Earth Day? Because there was no EPA, no Clean Air Act, no Clean Water Act. There were no legal or regulatory mechanisms to […]

  • International Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day – celebrated annually on March 8 – is a day that commemorates the social, political and economic achievements of women. Women in different parts of the world use this day to come together to celebrate one another and rally for equal treatment and representation. What’s the theme for International Women’s Day in […]

  • 1878, The World’s First Telephone Directory Issued

    On February 21, 1878 the New Haven District Telephone Company issued its first list of subscribers–a broadside listing about 50 subscribers with no telephone numbers included. This telephone directory booklet or pamphlet contained the names and addresses of 391 subscribers who paid $22 per year for service.  The advertisers included physicians and carriage companies. Customers […]

  • Nixon becomes 1st U.S. president to visit China

  • Adolf Hitler declaring war on America, 1941.

    Adolf Hitler declared war on America, on December 11, 1941. On December 8, 1941, one day after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States declared war on Japan. This prompted Germany to declare war on the United States, which, in turn, led to the United States declaring war on Germany on December 11, 1941. […]

  • Hazrat Ali Birthday

    Hazrat Ali’s birthday honours the birth of Ali ibn Abu Talib in February. Hazrat Ali was born in Mecca, which is touted as the holiest place in Islam. He was the first man to embrace Islam as his religious path, and Muhammad as the Prophet of God. It is believed that Hazrat Ali was the […]

  • Indian Independence Day

    Independence Day in India occurs on August 15 of every year. It celebrates the date in 1947 when the Indian Independence Act came into effect, which established India and Pakistan as separate countries, no longer under British imperialist rule. (In Pakistan, Independence Day is celebrated on August 14th.)