On This Day in History | Today 17 July

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What Happened On This Day in History

  1. 1489: Nizam Khan proclaimed the Sultan of Delhi under the same Sikandar Shah Lodhi ll.
  2. 1549: Jews were expelled from the Ghent area of the European country Belgium.
  3. 1712: England, Portugal, and France signed an armistice.
  4. 1850: Harvard Observatory took the first photograph of the Star.
  5. 1893: Arthur Shrewsbury of England become the first cricketer to score 1000 runs in test cricket.
  6. 1990: The constitution was approved in the European country of Finland.
  7. 1929: The Soviet Union and it diplomatic relations with China.
  8. 1943: Britain’s Rohini Air force RAF attacked Peenemunde Rocket Base in Germany.
  9. 1948: Women in India were eligible to join all public services, including the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service.
  10. 1987: Diplomatic relations broke between Iran and France.
  11. 1995: Microsoft founder Bill Gates was named the wealthiest man in the world by Forbes magazine.
  12. 2006: Space Shuttle Discovery completed its 13-day space general and landed safely at the space center in a cap Canberra (Florida).
  13. 2008: NATO forces in Afghanistan attack tourist terrorists hiding in Pakistan with missiles and helicopters.
  14. 2020: The United nation designated Tehreek-e-Taliban chief Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud, as a global terrorist. The head of the Pakistan-based danger group, was financing and playing terrorist activities with entities affiliated with al-Qaeda.
  15. 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addressed the season of the Economic and social council (ECOSOC) on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. This was PM Modi’s first speech at the United Nations after being elected of electric to the United nation Security Council.
On This Day in history 17 July
On This Day in history 17 July

Borns On This Day in History

  1. 1943: Indian military flying officer Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon, awarded Param Vir Chakra was born.

Deaths On This Day in History

  1. 1790: Adam Smith, the famous Scottish ethicist, philosopher, and political economist, passed away.
  2. 2020: India’s famous mathematician C.S. Seshadri passed away.
  3. 2005: The fourteenth governor of the Reserve Bank of India, l.G Patel passed away.

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