This Day in History on 1 December

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 1 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

World AIDS Day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about the Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) disease. This disease is caused by the pandemic disease known as Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

This pandemic disease HIV is found in the tissues and that is transmitted through blood, semen, breast milk, etc.It is a sexually transmitted disease .

🔹The day is being celebrated since 1988.

Important Events

1997 – In the Indian state of Bihar, Ranvir Sena attacked the CPI (ML) Party Unity stronghold Lakshmanpur-Bathe, killing 63 lower caste people.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1950 – Manju Bansal, Indian biologist and academic

1955 – Udit Narayan, Indian playback singer

1960 – Shirin M. Rai, Indian-English political scientist and academic

1980 – Mohammad Kaif, Indian cricketer and politician

Death/ Death Anniversary

1964 – J. B. S. Haldane, English-Indian geneticist and biologist (b. 1892)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History