Louis Braille Current Affairs, GK & News

January 4: World Braille Day

Every Year January 4 is celebrated as World Braille Day in order to mark the birth anniversary of Louis Braille. Louis is the inventor of Braille, a written language for blind people. Highlights The World Braille Day is celebrated by the United Nations and also by other world organizations. In November 2018, the UN passed ..

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World Braille Day 2020

4th January is celebrated as World Braille Day as per United Nations General Assembly Resolution passed in November 2018. The first World Braille Day was celebrated in 2019, this year marks the second edition of the day meant for creating awareness and making people understand the importance of Braille as a mean of communication. The ..

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UN observes First-Ever World Braille Day

The United Nations observed the first official World Braille Day on 4th January to create awareness about the importance of Braille for approximately 1.3 billion people living with some form of distance or near vision impairment. The proclamation for the celebration of World Braille Day was made by the United Nations General Assembly as a means ..

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2018 World Braille Day (WBD)

The World Braille Day (WBD) is observed every year on January 4 to remember the birth anniversary of Louis Braille, the inventor of Braille – for the people with visual disabilities. Louis Braille was born on 4th January 1809 in the town of Coupvray in northern France. At the age of just 3, he lost ..

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4th January: World Braille Day

Every year World Braille Day is being observed across the world on 4 January to mark the birth anniversary of Louis Braille, inventor of Braille script or Braille code. Observance of the day helps people to spread the importance of Braille language and also help people to produce works in this language to allow visually ..

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