Important Events of 29 January
- Indian Newspaper Day
- World Leprosy Day
Indian Newspaper Day
- The day of 29th January is observed as ‘Indian Newspaper Day,’. on this day, the newspaper was born and spun into print.
- The 1st newspaper in India was known ‘Hickey’s Bengal Gazette’ and ‘Calcutta General Advertiser’.
- in Kolkata, the newspaper was printed on 29th Jan 1780.
World Leprosy Day
- The 29th of January is observed as World Leprosy Day across the world. it aims to create public awareness of Leprosy or Hansen’s Disease. Leprosy disease is known as one of the oldest recorded diseases in the world. Leprosy attacks on human’s nervous system.