Important Events of April-24


Important Events of April-24

World Lab Animal Day

  • World Lab Animals Day(World Laboratory Animals Day) will be held annually on April 24.
  • This week is celebrated as a world week for world laboratory animals.
  • Worldwide laboratories use animals for research.Biomedical research on animals Animals are subject to violence and persecution.
Scientist watching mice in laboratory
  • In 1979 the National Anti-Vivisex Association was to prevent the animals from being tortured,On April 24th,  announced the Day  of World Labs Animal Day.

Sachin Tendulkar’s birthday


  • He was born on April 24, 1973.


  • Sachin is a former cricketer and captain.
  • Sachin Tendulkar was appointed member of the Rajya Sabha on April 27, 2012.
  • He was the first to score two hundred run in one day International cricket matches. He was one hundred times  Scored a hundred runs in Multinational matches.
  • He was scored the highest run in test cricket and one day internation matches.
  • The only player to score 30,000 runs in international cricket matches.


  • 1994 Arjuna Award
  • 1997-98 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
  • 1997-Wisden’s best player award.
  • 1999 – Padmashri Award
  • 2008-Padma Vibhushan Award
  • 2014 – Bharat Ratna Award
  • 2010- Sir Garfield Softers Cup

G.U. Pope Birthday


  • He was Born in Canada on April 24, 1820.


  • G.U. Pope was an Anglican Christian missionary and Tamil scholar who spent 40 years in Tamil Nadu and translated many Tamil texts into English.
  • His popular translations included those of the Tirukkural and Tiruvachagam.
  • Professor of Tamil and Telugu teaching from 1885 to 1908 at the University of England.
  •  In 1886, Tirukural was translated into English.
  • He Published books are Porrapporul venba malai, Purananuru, Thiruvarutpayan in English.
  • naladiyar, Thiruvasagam books are translated tamil to english.

Three Final Wishes:

  • After the death, the Tamil student is sleeping the line wrote in his grave
  •  A small portion of the amount spent on their grave should be donated by the Tamil people.
  • It should be said that when i’m Buried into the cemetery, he would have to buried the Thirukkural and Thiruvallam.


  • He was died on feb12,1908.

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