This Day for You - June 27
✔ June is celebrated as the Month of Pride. Read on Page 2, all about it!
✔ June 27 is World MSME Day. The day was established in 2017 by the United Nations to put Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the spotlight for their contribution to inclusive and sustainable development both locally and globally.
✔ Small businesses, including those run by women and young entrepreneurs, are being hit hardest by the economic fall-out of the pandemic.
MSME Day 2020 - COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its impact on Small Business
✔ These types of enterprises are responsible for significant employment and income generation opportunities across the world and have been identified as a major driver of poverty alleviation and development. As such, MSMEs as a group are the main income provider for income distribution at the “base of the pyramid”.
Helen Keller Day :It is a commemorative holiday to celebrate the birth of Helen Keller, observed on June 27 annually. The holiday observance was created by presidential proclamation in 2006, as well as by international organizations, particularly those helping the blind and the deaf. The holiday is generally known for its fashion show held on June 27 annually for fundraising purposes.
Her birthplace in West Tuscumbia, Alabama, is now a museum and sponsors an annual "Helen Keller Day".
1806: Augustus De Morgan,he was a British mathematician and logician. He formulated De Morgan's laws and introduced the term mathematical induction, making its idea rigorous.
1838: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee,he was an Indian novelist, poet and journalist.He was the composer of Vande Mataram, originally in Sanskrit stotra personifying India as a mother goddess and inspiring activists during the Indian Independence Movement. Chattopadhyay wrote thirteen novels and many serious, serio-comic, satirical, scientific and critical treatises in Bengali.
1880: Hellen Keller,she was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. The story of Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, was made famous by Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, and its adaptations for film and stage, The Miracle Worker.
1939: R.D.Burman,he was an Indian music director. From the 1960s to the 1990s, Burman composed musical scores for 331 films. Burman did major work with his wife, Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar and scored many of the songs that made these singers famous. He has also scored many songs sung by his sister-in-law, Lata Mangeshkar.He was very affectionately called Pancham.
ON THIS DAY
1941 – Romanian authorities launch one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history in the city of Iași, resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.
1977 – France granted independence to Djibouti.
1982 – Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.
2013 – NASA launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, a space probe to observe the Sun.