Important Events of April – 22

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Important Events of April – 22

world earth day

  • Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
  • It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.
  • Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin believed & he was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was not addressed in politics or by the media, so he created the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970.
  • An estimated 20 million people nationwide attended festivities that day.

2018 Theme

  • The theme for the World Earth day in the year 2018 is “End Plastic Pollution Countdown to April 22”.

Birth Anniversary Of Vladimir Lenin

Birth:

  • Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov was born on 22 April 1870.

Popularly Known As:

  • He was a Russian lawyer, revolutionary, and the leader of the Bolshevik party and of the October Revolution.
  • He was the first leader of the USSR and the government that took over Russia in 1917.
  • Lenin’s ideas became known as Leninism.

Death:

  • He died on 21 January 1924.

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