History of the Day 26 July 2020

26 July 2020
1) Today is National Anti – Anti Drug Day

2) Birth Of Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj. He was known as ‘Rajarshi’ due to his social reforms.
3) 1994 – Famous cymbalist Ustad bismillah Khan is awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award.
4) 1998- India’s Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand is awarded the prestigious Chess Oscar for outstanding performance in 1997.
5) Former Captain Polly Umrigar nominated for Naidu Award for an outstanding cricketer.

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