1920: Pandit Ravi Shankar’s birth
Legendary Indian musician and composer Pandit Ravi Shankar was born. The Hindustani classical maestro died on December 11, 2012.
The civil disobedience movement by Indian independence activists came to a close as Mahatma Gandhi suspended his campaign.
comes into force
The World Health Organization (WHO) was formally established and it announced April 7 as World Health Day as one of its first official acts.
human skeleton discovered
The oldest human skeleton was discovered during a dig in Egypt.
It dated as far back as 80,000 years.
NASA launched the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. It reached Mars in October, sending photos and data back to Earth.
Photo credit: NASA
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