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What Happened On This Day in History

  • 1958: A giant 14-ton bell was installed on the status clock in London. Big Ben is a symbol of the heritage of British history. and is located in St Stephen’s Store Tower in the West Minister’s Palace, London.
  • 1875: Swami Dayanand Saraswati founded Arya Samaj.
  • 1912: The Titanic departs from Britain on its first and last voyage from the African port of Southampton.
  • 1916: The first golf tournament was organized professionally.
  • 1972: An earthquake in Iran kills 5000 people.
  • 1972: The development, production, and storage of biological weapons is banned through the Biological Weapons Treaty, signed by more than 150 countries.
  • 1973: Pakistan amended the constitution to make Zulfikar Ali Bhutto the Prime Minister instead of the President.
  • 1982: India’s multipurpose satellite INSAT-A was successfully launched.
  • 1988: A fire breaks out in an army arsenal in a densely populated area between Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan, causing damage to life and property, killing at least 19 people and injuring over 1000.
  • 2001: The Netherlands approves a bill allowing euthanasia, becoming the first country in the world to enact such a law.
  • 2002: For the first time in 15 years, P supremo V. Prabhakaran, who started with LTTE, participated in the press conference.
  • 2019: The first home delivery service by drone begins in Australia by Wing, part of Google’s Alphabet company.
  • 2019: A public health emergency and compulsory vaccination are declared in New York following a measles outbreak in Brooklyn with 885 cases.
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Famous Borns and Deaths On This Day

  • 1847: Pulitzer Prize winner America Type and administrator Joseph Pulitzer was born.
  • 1994: Ghanshyamdas Birla, an Indian industrialist, was born.
  • 1897: Prafullachandra Sen, a follower and freedom fighter of Bengal’s prominent Congress leader Mahatma Gandhi, was born.
  • 1932 Shyam Bahadur Verma, a scholar, thinker, and poet of many subjects, was born with versatility.
  • 1931: The great philosopher Khalil Gibran, who gained fame as the world’s best Chandak Mahakavi,
  • 1995: Morarji Desai, the fifth Prime Minister of India, who was awarded the Bharat Ratna, died.

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