This Day in History – October 8

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October 8 is celebrated as Indian Air Force Day every year. This year we will be celebrating the 89th anniversary of Indian Air Force Day. It is observed with tremendous zeal the numerous Air Force bases located around the country. In addition to this, the day known for other major events that have taken place. To know more about these important events of October 8, read through the blog.

What Happened in India on October 8?

1932-The Indian Air Force was established
In 1932, the Indian Air force was established. To commemorate its establishment, October 8 is celebrated as Indian Air Force Day.

Credits : DD News

Important Events that Happened Across the Globe on October 8

  • 1813 – Treaty of Ried
    Treaty of Ried was signed between Bavaria and Austria
  • 1821 – Peruvian Navy established
    The Peruvian Navy was established during the War of Independence.
  • 1939 –  World War II
    Poland was annexed by Germany.
  • 1941 – World War II
    The German Forces reached the Sea of Azov during the preliminaries of the Battle of Rostov.
  • 1982 – Solidarity banned in Poland
    Poland banned solidarity and all other trade unions.
  • 1991 – Expiration of Brioni Agreement
    Croatia and Slovenia severed all relations with Yugoslavia after the expiration of Brioni Agreement.
  • 2001 – Establishment of Office of Homeland Security
    On this day in history, US President George W Bush announced the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security. 

Famous Birthdays

1970-Gauri Khan
Gauri Khan is an Indian film producer and designer.

Credits : NDTV

1985 – Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and dance.

Credits : BBC

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