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21 April

🇮🇳 In India
1938 Muhammad Iqbal, writer, philosopher, and politician, whose poetry in the Urdu language is considered among the greatest of the twentieth century, died in Lahore, Pakistan. He wrote the song Saare Jahan Se Achha.
1948 United Nations Security Council Resolution 47 relating to Kashmir conflict was adopted.
🌎 Elsewhere
0753 BCE Romulus and Remus founded Rome (traditional date).
1782 Friedrich Froebel, German educational reformer and the founder of the kindergarten, was born in Oberweissbach, Thuringia.
1816 Charlotte Brontë, English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels became classics of English literature, was born.
1910 Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer, died in Connecticut, United States. He was lauded as the "greatest humorist the United States has produced," and William Faulkner called him "the father of American literature".
1992 The first exoplanets were discovered by Polish astronomer Aleksander Wolszczan. An exoplanet is a planet that orbits a star outside the solar system.
⭐ Significance
Civil Services Day is celebrated by the Government of India as an occasion for the civil servants to rededicate themselves to the cause of citizen and renew their commitments to public service and excellence in work.


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