Alluri Sitarama Raju, Indian freedom fighter, statue, historical monument,Statue of Alluri Sitarama Raju, celebrated Indian freedom fighter, stands adorned with garlands as a tribute to his leadership during the Rampa Rebellion against British colonial rule, located in Andhra Pradesh, India.

This-Day 7 May 2024 Tuesday

This-Day 7 May Sam Vikram: Purnimanta Mass: Vaisakha Paksha: Tithi: Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi   – May 06 02:40 PM – May 07 11:41 AM, let us have a quick look of the events and anniversaries of India and the world

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Shaka Samvat: 1946

Purnimanta: Vaisakha
Tithi: Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi   – May 06 02:40 PM – May 07 11:41 AM


Festivals Today: Raveendranaath Taigor Jayantee
Festials Tomorrow: Kaam
Day Today:
Day Tomorrow: Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War (A/RES/59/26)”

Yoga: Ayushman – May 07 12:28 AM – May 07 08:58 PM

Karana: Shakuni – May 07 01:10 AM – May 07 11:41 AM

Sunrise: 5:39
Sunset: 18:55

Moonrise: 4:44
Moonset: 18:19

pooja, pooja thali, auspicious ocassionAuspicious Time

Abhijit Muhurat – 11:51 AM – 12:44 PM
Amrit Kaal – 08:59 AM – 10:26 AM
Brahma Muhurat – 04:02 AM – 04:50 AM”

Inauspicious Time

Rahu – 3:36 PM – 5:16 PM
Yamaganda – 8:58 AM – 10:38 AM
Gulika – 12:17 PM – 1:57 PM
Dur Muhurat – 08:18 AM – 09:11 AM, 11:12 PM – 11:55 PM
Varjyam – 11:54 AM – 01:21 PM, 12:20 AM – 01:48 AM

Information Source:

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Independence Fighters sacrificed- At Least: 7

Major Historical Events This-Day 7 May

United Provinces Riots (1923-1927):

    • Series of 88 communal riots occurred between 1923 and 1927 in the British Raj’s United Provinces.
    • Significant events took place in Nagpur and Lahore.
    • Resulted in thousands dead and injured.

Visakhapatnam Chemical Leak (2020):

    • On May 7, 2020, a toxic chemical leak at a factory near Visakhapatnam, India.
    • The incident occurred as the factory tried to reopen after a lockdown.
    • At least 13 people were killed, and many others were injured.

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History in Brief This-Day 7 May

Lusitania Sinking (1915): The British passenger ship Lusitania was torpedoed by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915, resulting in 1,198 deaths. This event hastened America’s entry into World War I.

End of World War II in Europe (1945): On May 7, 1945, General Alfred Jodl signed the unconditional surrender of all German forces in a schoolhouse in Reims, Germany, officially ending World War II in Europe.

Fall of Dien Bien Phu (1954): The French Indochina War ended with the Vietnamese victory at Dien Bien Phu on May 7, 1954. This led to the division of Vietnam at the 17th parallel, with South Vietnam established in 1955.

27th Amendment Ratification (1992): The 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified on May 7, 1992, prohibiting Congress from granting itself pay raises.

Bear Attacks in Orissa (2013): On May 7, 2013, eight people were killed and a dozen injured in bear attacks in Orissa, India.

Baahubali 2: Record-Breaking Release (2017): “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” became the highest-grossing Indian box office film ever on May 7, 2017, earning $120 million.

Anniversaries This-Day 7 May

Birth of Rabindranath Tagore (1861):

    • Celebrated poet and polymath Rabindranath Tagore was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
    • His birthdate is May 7, 1861.

Death of Sri Alluri Sitarama Raju (1924):

    • Freedom activist Sri Alluri Sitarama Raju passed away on May 7, 1924.

Birth of Raj Mohan Vohra (1932):

    • Indian Army Officer Raj Mohan Vohra, known for his leadership in the Battle of Basantar during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, was born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Birth of Indrani Dasgupta (1983): Television presenter and model Indrani Dasgupta was born in Muscat, Oman, on May 7, 1983.

Birth of Gaurav Chaudhary (1991): Indian YouTuber Gaurav Chaudhary was born in India on May 7, 1991.

Birth of Amyra Dastur (1993): Actress Amyra Dastur was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, on May 7, 1993.

Death of Prem Dhawan (2001): Renowned personality Prem Dhawan passed away on May 7, 2001.

Birth of Johnny Unitas (1933): American football player Johnny Unitas was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, on May 7, 1933.

Birth of Owen Hart (1965): WWE wrestler Owen Hart was born in Calgary, Canada, on May 7, 1965.

Birth of Ashwini Bhave (1972): Model Ashwini Bhave was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, on May 7, 1972.

Birth of Alex Smith (1984): American football player Alex Smith was born in Bremerton, Washington, USA, on May 7, 1984.

Birth of Kevin Steen (1984): Celebrity Kevin Steen was born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada, on May 7, 1984.

Birth of Erica Fernandes (1993): Actress Erica Fernandes was born in Mumbai, India, on May 7, 1993.

Birth of Youri Tielemans (1997): Football player Youri Tielemans was born in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium, on May 7, 1997.

Presidency of Dmitry Medvedev (2008): Dmitry Medvedev became President of Russia on May 7, 2008.

Death of Seve Ballesteros (2011): Renowned golfer Seve Ballesteros passed away on May 7, 2011.

Independence Fighters’ sacrifice This-Day 7 May

Martyrdom of Freedom Fighters: May 7, 1858

  • Kheva Singh, Khiva Singh, Sujan Singh, and Shivpal Singh, soldiers in various regiments of the British Indian Army, bravely participated in the 1857 Uprising against British rule. Unfortunately, they were captured by British soldiers, charged with mutiny and desertion, and sentenced to death. On May 7, 1858, they were executed for their valiant efforts in the struggle for independence.

Sacrifice of Pratap Singh Barhath: May 7, 1917

  • Pratap Singh Barhath, a fearless revolutionary born in Udaipur (Mewar) State, Rajasthan, dedicated his life to the fight for Indian independence. He actively participated in revolutionary activities, including a plot to bomb Lord Hardinge, the Viceroy of India. Despite facing severe torture during his imprisonment in the Banaras Conspiracy Case, he remained steadfast in his commitment to the cause. Sadly, he passed away on May 7, 1917, in Bareilly Central Jail, leaving behind a legacy of courage and patriotism.

Surendra Kushari’s Revolutionary Act: May 7, 1917

  • Surendra Kushari, a resident of Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal, demonstrated his commitment to the freedom struggle by participating in a political dacoity in Armenian Street, Calcutta. Tragically, he was shot dead by the police during the incident, sacrificing his life for the cause of Indian independence.

Nani Gopal Bhattacharji’s Struggle: May 7, 1938

  • Nani Gopal Bhattacharji, a member of the Jugantar Party, played an active role in the Quit India movement of 1942. Despite facing imprisonment and hardships, he remained resolute in his fight against colonial oppression. He was eventually released unconditionally on May 7, 1938, after enduring years of incarceration in various jails.

Dara Khan’s Resistance: May 7, 1858

  • Dara Khan, a brave rebel who fought alongside his comrades during the 1857 Uprising, was convicted of sedition and rebellion against the British. Despite facing a life sentence with hard labor, he continued to resist colonial rule. He was transported to the Andaman Islands on May 7, 1858, where he ultimately lost his life in detention on July 25, 1859.

On this historic day, we commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of these individuals who dedicated their lives to the cause of Indian independence. Their unwavering resolve and courage continue to inspire generations of freedom fighters and serve as a reminder of the price paid for the nation’s freedom.

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