New Delhi: The day of June 9 is recorded in the history of painting of the country as the day of the death of one of the art pieces. Actually M.F., synonymous with modern painting in India. Hussain said goodbye to the world on this day. MF Hussain was first recognized nationally in the late 1940s. As a young painter, MF Hussain wanted to break the nationalist tradition of the Bengal School of Arts and try something new. In 1952, his paintings were exhibited in Zurich. After that, there was a loud discussion of his paintings at the international level. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1973 and in 1986 he was nominated to the Rajya Sabha. The Government of India honored him with the Padma Vibhushan in 1991. The sequence of other major events recorded on the date of June 9 in the history of the country is as follows…
1659: Baluchi chief Jeevan Khan of Dadar surrendered Dara Shikoh to Aurangzeb.
1720: Sweden and Denmark sign the Third Stockholm Treaty.
1752: French army surrenders to the British at Trichinopoly.
1789: Spain captures British ships near Vancouver Island.
1900: Death of freedom fighter Birsa Munda in Ranchi Jail under suspicious circumstances.
1940: Norway surrenders to Germany during World War II.
1956: A massive earthquake kills 400 people in Afghanistan.
1960: At least 1,600 people killed by the storm in China.
1964: After the death of Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri took over as the Prime Minister of the country.
1970: Shah Hussain’s vehicle was shot at by Jordan. Shah Hussain survived, but his driver was hurt.
1980: Spacecraft Soyuz T-2 returns to Earth.
1983: The Conservative Party won a second consecutive majority in the UK general elections under the leadership of Margaret Thatcher.
2011: India’s famous painter MF Hussain died in London.