What's special about Today 20 August 2022. 2 main events you need to know about 20 August what is mainly known for in the history.
1. World mosquito day (International)
World mosquito day is celebrated annually to commemorate the death of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross. he was born on 13 May 1857. And died in 16 September 1932, London, United Kingdom. He completed his studies from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. He had 5 children Dorothy Ross, Charles Campbell Ross of that Ilk, younger, Sylvia Ross, Ronald Ross
He discovered female anopheline mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. Prior to the discovery of the transmitting organism, vector, there were few means for controlling the spread of the disease although the discovery of quinine in treatment had alleviated the problem of treatment.
He has a landmark contribution in the world medical history. he was a great British medical doctor in history
2. Sadbhavna Diwas ( Indian)
Sadbhavna Diwas is observed to commemorate the death of our Former Prime minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi.
He was shot dead by an assassin of LTTE ( Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Elam ) a faction that wanted their own sperate nation from Sri Lanka .
Rajiv Gandhi was campaigning for upcoming General elections commencing in the year 1991 .
He was shot dead from nearly point blank range.
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Frequency Asked Questions
Who is the farher of maleria
Dr. Alphonse Laveran is also known as father of maleria