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What Happened On This Day in History

  • 1999: International Labor Organization was established.
  • 1921: The first live commentary on Radio Per Sport is published.
  • 1930: A 124-meter swinging bridge made of steel wires in Rishikesh was opened to the public, it was named Laxman Jhula.
  • 1964: The Indian Communities Party split into two.
  • 1970: America’s Apollo 30 spacecraft left for the lunar mission.
  • 1976: The first Apple-1 computer designed to survive Steam is released.
  • 1983: Ben Kingsley’s film Gandhi and Oscar Award.
  • 1999: Test flight was carried out with Agin 2 missile.
  • 1911: Indian-American writer Jhumpa L. Lahiri receives the Pulitzer Prize for her first work, ‘Interpreter of Maladies.
  • 2019: India became the world’s largest democracy with 900 million eligible voters in the world’s largest selection on the first day of voting.
  • 2019: Israel’s Patient spacecraft, the first privately funded mission to the Moon, crashes.
  • 2019: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is arrested by the military in Khartoum after 29 years in the week.
  • 2020: Brazil becomes the first country in the Southern Hemisphere to report more than 1000 deaths from COVID-19, with 1,056 deaths and 19,638 cases.
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Famous Borns and Deaths On This Day

  • 1827: India’s great thinker, social worker, and revolutionary Jyoti Bai Phule was born.
  • 1869: Kasturba Gandhi was born.
  • 1887: Indian artist Jamini Roy was born.
  • 1907: Ramnath Krishna, the Indian tennis player, was born.
  • 1977: Famous litterateur Phanishwarnath Renu passed away.
  • 2009: Vishnu Prabhakar, a famous Hindi litterateur, playwright, and story writer, passed away.
  • 2010: President Lech Kaczynski of Poland dies in a plane crash.

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