1870 – Chittaranjan Das was born on the 5th of November. He was a Bengali lawyer and a major figure in the Indian independence movement. 1909 – He began his public career began when he successfully defended Aurobindo Ghosh on charges of involvement in the previous year’s Alipore bomb case. 1919-1922 – He ..
1895 – Joseph Kwame Kyeretwi Boakye Danquah was born in December in Ghanaian town. Entered the University of London directly from junior high school and was educated in law and philosophy. 1927 – He set up a private law practice when he returned to Ghana. 1930-1935 – He founded a newspaper, the ..
1864 – Casement was born in Dublin on the 1st of September. 1842 – Captain Casement served in the Afghan campaign. 1903 – Roger Casement, then the British Consul in Kinchasa, was commissioned by the British government and delivered a long, detailed eyewitness report exposing human rights abuses in the Congo Free State: The Casement ..
1859 – Janis Eakste was born on the 14th of September in Lielsesava, Latvia. 1886 – He finished law in Moscow University, and became a lawyer and political activist in Latvia. 1906 – He was elected to Duma, the parliament of the Russian Empire where he promoted the idea of autonomy for Latvia. 1918 – ..
1851 – Boyd was born in Panama City, Panama on the 24th of September. 1888 – He served in several positions: member of the Panama City Town Hall. 1903 – He became member of the Provisional Government Junta. 1910 – He became National Assembly senator. – He became head of state of Panama. ..
1849 – He was born on the 6th of January in Kalofer, Rumelia, Ottoman Empire. 1863 – Botev was sent to complete his education in Russia, where he was much influenced by nihilist ideas. 1867 – He returned to Bulgaria but then fled to Romania. 1876 – He died on the 1st of June, near ..
1911 – He was born in Valletta on the 5th of July, the son of Olivier Borg Olivier de Puget Paleologo, Prince of Selimbria and Rosa Amato-Pace. 1937 – He finished Doctor of Laws at Royal at University of Malta. 1939 – He was elected to the Council of Government. 1943 – He married Alexandra ..
1910 – He was born on the 7th of December in St John’s, Antigua. – He worked in the Salvation Army. 1943 – He became the president of the Antigua Trades and Labour Union. 1945 – He was elected to the colonial legislature. 1960 – He was 1st chief minister of Antigua. 1967-1971 ..
1895 – Born on the 11th of September in Gagode, Maharashtra. Indian nationalist leader and land reformer. – Associated with Mahatma Gandhi in the Indian independence movement. 1916 – He abandoned his high-school studies to join Gandhi’s ashram (ascetic community). Gandhi’s teachings led Bhave to a life of austerity, dedicated to improving Indian village ..
1920 – Born on the 23rd of February in Berrouaghia, Algeria. 1943 – After he protested against French attempts to recruit Algerians in World War II, Ben Khedda was imprisoned for eight months. 1962 – He negotiated Algeria’s independence from France, but he was forced from power shortly thereafter. 2003 – He died on the ..