Important Events Of July – 12

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Birth Anniversary Of Malala Yousafzai

  • Malala Yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997
  • She is a Pakistani student and education activist.
  • She is known for her activism for girls’ and women’s rights, especially for her campaign to allow girls go to school. She was a victim of a gunshot attack on October 2012.

Honours:

  • Yousafzai is the youngest person to have won the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • She was awarded the prize in October 2014, when she was just 17 years old.She was nominated for the prize the year before.
  • Yousafzai was chosen by TIME magazine as a candidate for 2013’s Person of the Year.

Birth Anniversary Of Sundar Pichai

  • Pichai Sundararajan was born on 12 July 1972
  • He is also known as Sundar Pichai, is an Indian American business executive.
  • Pichai is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Google Inc. Formerly the Product Chief of Google, Pichai’s current role was announced on 10 August 2015, as part of the restructuring process that made Alphabet Inc. into Google’s parent company, and he assumed the position on 2 October 2015.

Major Works:

  • An engineering genius known for his innovative ideas, Sundar Pichai is best known as the mastermind behind the launch of the Chrome browser in 2008.
  • He played a pivotal role in convincing his seniors at Google to launch the browser which in time became the most popular browser on the internet and also led to the launch of the Chrome operating system.

Birth Anniversary Of George Eastman

  • George Eastman was born on July 12, 1854
  • He was an American inventor and businessman.
  • Eastman was born in Waterville, New York.
  • He founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film.
  • This made photography popular and led to other men inventing film stock.
  • His Kodak company still runs today, but more focused on printers and printing.
  • Eastman died on March 14, 1932.
  • He shot himself dead in Rochester, New York.
  • In 1930, he was awarded the American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal.

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