April 14

April 14

Women’s Savings Day

Day of the Georgian language (Georgia)
Day of Mologa (Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia)
N'Ko Alphabet Day (Mande speakers)
New Year festivals in South and Southeast Asian cultures, celebrated on the sidereal vernal equinox:
Assamese New Year, or Rongali Bihu (India's Assam Valley)
Bengali New Year, or Pohela Boishakh (Bangladesh and India's West Bengal state)
Burmese New Year, or Thingyan (Burma)
Sikh New Year, or Vaisakhi (Punjab region)
Khmer New Year, or Chol Chnam Thmey, most commonly celebrated on April 13 (Cambodia)
Lao New Year, or Songkan / Pi Mai Lao, generally celebrated from 13 to 15 April (Laos)
Malayali New Year, or Vishu (India's Kerala state)
Nepali New Year, or Bikram Samwat / Vaishak Ek (Nepal)
Oriya New Year, or Maha Visuba Sankranthi (India's Orissa state)
Sinhalese New Year, or Aluth Avurudhu (Sri Lanka)
Tamil New Year, or Puthandu (India's Tamil Nadu state, Sri Lanka)
Thai New Year, or Songkran, celebrated from 13 to 15 April (Thailand)
Tuluva New Year, or Bisu (India's Karnataka state)
The first day of Takayama Spring Festival (Takayama, Gifu, Japan)

April 14: Women’s Savings Day
Women’s Savings Day is celebrated on 14th April of Every Year through out India. In Tamilnadu it is being celebrated in each District with the participation of the District Collectors. In Chennai city, the Women’s Savings Day was celebrated with the participation of Commissioner of Small Savings and the Regional Director, Nation Savings Institute and other important officials of State and Central Government. The Services of the MPKBY agents were recognized on the day.

Events
1699 – Khalsa: The Sikh Religion was formalised as the Khalsa - the brotherhood of Warrior-Saints - by Guru Gobind Singh in Northern India, in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar.
1828 – Noah Webster copyrights the first edition of his dictionary.
1849 – Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Lajos Kossuth as its leader.
1865 – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.
1912 – The British passenger liner RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic at 11:40pm. The ship sinks the following morning with the loss of 1,517 lives.
1927 – The first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden.
1931 – First edition of the Highway Code published in Great Britain.
1935 – "Black Sunday Storm", the worst dust storm of the U.S. Dust Bowl.
1944 – Bombay Explosion: A massive explosion in Bombay harbor kills 300 and causes economic damage valued then at 20 million pounds.
1956 – In Chicago, Illinois, videotape is first demonstrated.
1958 – The Soviet satellite Sputnik 2 falls from orbit after a mission duration of 162 days.
1981 – STS-1 – The first operational space shuttle, Columbia (OV-102) completes its first test flight.
1986 – 1 kilogram (2.2 lb) hailstones fall on the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, killing 92. These are the heaviest hailstones ever recorded.
1994 – In a U.S. friendly fire incident during Operation Provide Comfort in northern Iraq, two United States Air Force aircraft mistakenly shoot-down two United States Army helicopters, killing 26 people.
1999 – NATO mistakenly bombs a convoy of ethnic Albanian refugees – Yugoslav officials say 75 people are killed.
1999 – A severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$2.3 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history.
2003 – The Human Genome Project is completed with 99% of the human genome sequenced to an accuracy of 99.99%.
2010 – Nearly 2,700 are killed in a magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Yushu, Qinghai, China.

 

 

 

 

 



For details, contact Datacentre