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8 September- Born Today, History, International Literacy Day

8 September- Born Today, History, International Literacy Day

8 September  is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) . There are 114 days remaining until the end of the year. Whoa I am excited. Let us check Historical events for the 8th of September or Which Famous celebrity born today.

September 8th Zodiac is  Virgo, so people born on September 8th, your organizational skills are only out shined by your great discipline and tactfulness.

Which day is celebrated on 8 September?

International Literacy Day. September 8 was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on October 26, 1966 at 14th session of UNESCO’s General conference. It was celebrated for the first time in 1967. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.
International Literacy Day, celebrated annually on 8 September, is an opportunity for Governments, civil society and stakeholders to highlight improvements in world literacy rates, and reflect on the world’s remaining literacy challenges. The issue of literacy is a key component of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Source-UN

Born Today on 8th September

1897 – Jimmie Rodgers

American singer-songwriter and guitarist:-James Charles Rodgers (September 8, 1897 – May 26, 1933), professionally Jimmie Rodgers, was an American country, blues and folk singer, songwriter and musician in the early 20th century.

Martin Freeman Martin Freeman

is an English actor, known for portraying Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit film trilogy, Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office (2001).

 Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa was born on September 8, 1987 in Minot, North Dakota, USA as Cameron Jibril Thomaz. He was previously married to Amber Rose.

1926 – Bhupen Hazarika

Indian singer-songwriter, poet, and director (d. 2011).

Bhupen Hazarika was an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, singer, poet and film-maker from Assam, widely known as Sudhakantha. His songs, written and sung mainly in the Assamese language.

Asha Bhosle

 (born 8 September 1933), is an Indian singer. She is best known as a playback singer in Hindi cinema, although she has a wider repertoire. Bhosle’s career started in 1943 and has spanned over six decades. She has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies.

 

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