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On this day in 1905, the first female judge of the country was born. Born in Trivandrum, Kerala, Anna Chandy obtained a law degree in 1926 from the Government Law College, Trivandrum. She was the first woman from Kerala to pursue a law degree. From 1929 he started advocating. In 1930 started a magazine named ‘Mrs’, in which she started writing on women’s freedom, widow marriage and all the issues related to women.
In 1931, he decided to participate in active politics. Anna Sri Moolam entered the assembly elections. His opponents did not like to contest a woman’s election. He was charged with various kinds of accusations and pointed fingers at the character. Posters were printed and they were propagated. The result was that Anna lost. But she was not going to give up so easily. She contested the next election and won this time.
In 1937, the Diwan of Travancore appointed him Munsif. With this, she became the first woman judge of the country. Anna did not look back from here. In 1948 she became a district judge.
Kerala High Court judge became in 1959
On 9 February 1959, Anna was made a judge of the Kerala High Court. With this, she became the first woman judge of any High Court of India. She held this position till 5 April 1967. After retiring from here, he was appointed to the Law Commission of India. On 20 July 1996, Justice Chandy died at the age of 91.
1959: Grammy Award debut
The Grammy Award debuted exactly 62 years ago. Prior to its inception, film and television artists were given prestigious awards such as Academy and Emmy, but there was no such award for music. The Grammys were introduced with due respect for the music artists and the increasing interest of the people.
It was held for the first time in 1959 in Los Angeles, USA. 28 Grammy Awards were given for the first time. At that time it was called the Gramophone Award. The trophy given in the award is also similar in size to the gramophone. Since then, a total of more than 75 awards have been given for more than 25 genres of music every year.
As the genre grew in music, the number of awards was also increased. By one time their number had reached 109. Different awards were then given to female and male artists. In 2011 the Recording Academy reduced the number of Mail-Female Awards to one. Also, some genres were brought together in the same category.
63rd Grammy Award Ceremony
On March 14, 2021, the 63rd Grammy Award was held in Los Angeles, USA. Pop singer Beyoncé created history by winning 4 awards at this award ceremony. With this, he has got 28 Grammy Awards. This is the most Grammy award any female artist has received. She has also been nominated for this award 79 times.
Indian in grammy
Sitar player Pandit Ravi Shankar is the first Indian artist to receive this award. In 1968, he was given the album “West Meets East”. He has 5 Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. Apart from this, tabla players Zakir Hussain, AR Rahman, Zubin Mehta, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt have also received this award.
May 4 is remembered in history for what other reasons
2008: Renowned tabla player Pandit Kishan Maharaj passed away.
1975: Silent films star Charlie Chaplin was knighted at Buckingham Palace.
1957: Indian historian Hemachandra Raychaudhary passed away.
1924: The 8th Olympic Games began in Paris.
1922: American marine biologist Eugenie Clarke, known as “Shark Lady”, was born.
1902: KC Reddy, the first Chief Minister of Karnataka and the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, was born.
1896: The first edition of the London Daily Mail was published.
1799: Tipu Sultan, the ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore, died.
1767: Birth of the famous poet and musician Tyagaraja.