Today’s History आज का इतिहास -22 April

Top 5 Incidents from India and World History on 22 April-  Robert Oppenheimer -Father of Atomic Bomb, First Optical Fiber, First time Earth Day , WW-I Chlorine Gas used, Paris Agreement   and more

  • 1915 – Germany used poisonous gas (Chlorine Gas) in Word War First

    •  German forces used more than 150 tons of lethal chlorine gas against two French colonial divisions at Ypres, Belgium.
  • 1921 –Subhash Chandra Boss resigned from Indian Civil Services and formed Calcutta Sevak Samiti

  • 1970 – First time Earth Day was celebrated

    • Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
    • First time  celebrated on 22 April 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries
  • 1977 – First time use of Optical Fiber to carry live telephonic traffic

  • 2016 – Paris Agreement is signed for help fight global warming

    • The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), dealing with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance, signed on 22 April 2016
    • The Paris Agreement central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius
    • Signatories: 195

Birth

1870 – Vladimir Lenin, Russian revolutionary and founder of Soviet Russia
1904 –  Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist known as the father of the atomic bomb

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