Important Events Of February-1
Omandur Ramasamy Birthday
- He was Born in February 1,1895.
- He is a Tamil politician from the Indian National Congress.
- He was appointed Chief Minister of the Madras Presidency in 1947 With the support of Kamarajar.
- He served as Chief Minister until April 1949.
- During his tenure, the Madras Temple Entry Authorization Act 1947 was passed.This act was intended to give Dalits and other prohibited Hindus full and complete rights to enter Hindu temples.
- He also abolished the Zamin and Inamadar methods.
- He took steps against corruption.
- He enacted the Hindu Religious Endowments Act.
- He brought the law to abolish the Devadasi system in Hindu Temple.
- Omandur Ramasamy Reddy’s memorial manimandapam created by the Tamil Nadu government at Omantur in Villupuram district.
- The India Post department has been published in Postal Stamp the memory of Omandur Ramasamy Reddy.
- He died on 25-8-1970.
Kalpana Chawla Memorial Day
- She was Born on 1 July 1961.
- Kalpana in Sanskrit means fiction.
- Kalpana joined NASA Astronaut Training Group in March 1995.In 1996 She was selected for his first trip.
- The first Indian woman who went on a spacecraft after Rakesh Sharma who traveled to the Soviet spacecraft in 1984.
- On his first visit to Kalpana, She traveled 360 hours from space, traveling around 10.67 million kilometers and traveled 252 times around the Earth.
- The space medal given by the US Congress.
- NASA Space Flight Medal.
- NASA Distinguished Service Medal.
- Karnataka government has been awarded Kalpana Chawla since 2004 to encourage young female scientists.
- Kalpana Chawla is named after an asteroid 51826 discovered on July 19, 2001. The planet’s temperature is 159k, with an average speed of 16.5 km per second.
- She died on February 1, 2003.