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TODAY IN HISTORY - 20 FEBRUARY 2016



• 1935 – Caroline Mikkelsen becomes the first woman to set foot in Antarctica.

• 1863 - A. R. Raja Raja Varma Born (Well known as Kerala Pnini)
• 2013 – The smallest extrasolar planet, Kepler-37b is discovered.
• Today UN Observed as World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice is a day recognizing the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment.Many organizations, including the UN and the International Labour Office, make statements on the importance of social justice for people. Many organizations also present plans for greater social justice by tackling poverty, social and economic exclusion and unemployment. The United Nations General Assembly has decided to observe 20 February annually, approved on 26 November 2007 and starting in 2009, as the World Day of Social Justice. 

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