World Earth Day –
22 April 2019 Current Affairs: The day of 22nd April is observed as World Earth Day. it points like the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. this day also points that In the whole Universe, there is only one planet where life is possible and therefore, it becomes important to keep maintaining this natural asset.
- The main purpose of the day is to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. every year, The United Nations becomes the part of celebration. it is a tradition, founded by peace activist John McConnell in 1969.
About United Nations :
- Headquarters: New York, New York, United States
- Founded: 24 October 1945
Who was John McConnell :
- John McConnell is known as the founder and creator of Earth Day in the world. he promoted his ideas to help human suffering and promoted the common good.
Born On – March 22, 1915 Davis City, Iowa, US
Died on – October 20, 2012 (97)
Country – America
Famous as – Founder of Earth Day