On This Day 21 July | Today in History

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What Happened On This Day 21 July

  1. 1840: The English alphabet telegraph was patented by William coke and Charles Wheatstone.
  2. 1853: The envelope folding machine was patented by Russell Hawes.
  3. 1865: For the first time an oil well was drilled with a tornado.
  4. 1925: Albania declared itself a republic.
  5. 1985: The copyright act was enacted.
  6. 1972:The states of Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura were formed.
  7. 1981: All the people held hostage at the US Embassy in Tehran were freed.
  8. 2000: Asia’s first ‘split-lever’ transplanted in Hong Kong.
  9. 2003:A US driverless reconnaissance plane crashed in Pakistan.
  10. 2008: India successfully launched an Israeli satellite and placed it in Polar orbit.
  11. 2008: Former cricketer Imran Khan and Pakistan President Parvez Musharraf were included in the list of ‘Hall of Fame Awards for the year 2007.
  12. 2009: Suryakiran, an Air Force training aircraft, crashed in Bidar, Karnataka.
  13. 2015: Italian fashion label Gucci names Alessandro Michele as its new creative director.
  14. 2019: Li Na of China become the first Asian player to be elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
  15. 2020: Chief of defense staff (CDS )General Bipin Rawat made a flight in French Rafale fighter jets during the ongoing Indo-French war game Desert Knight-21.
  16. 2021: The Odisha Government announced that it would Undertake a heritage project for the beautification of the famous Konark Sun temple and the development of its periphery.
  17. 2021: The Reserve bank of India (RBI) imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 2 crore on Standard Connected Bank-India for the delay in reporting the fraud. Standard Chartered Bank Headquarters London, United Kingdom. Establishment of Standard Chartered Bank:1969.
On This Day 21 July
On This Day 21 July

Borns On This Day 21 July

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Deaths On This Day 21 July

  1. 1945: Rash Bihari Bose, eminent lawyer and freedom fighter, died. He was one of the major organizers of the Ghadar rebellion and established the first Indian national army during World war ll, it was later handed over to Subhas Chandra Bose as the Indian National Army.
  2. 1959: Jnan Chandra Ghosh, India’s famous scientist, and researcher died. The ‘Theory of diligence’, founded by Jahan Chandra Ghosh, is well known as ‘Ghosh’s dilution principle’.
  3. 1963: Shivpujan Sahay, the novelist, story writer, editor, and journalist of Hindi literature, died. His treatise “Mata ka Aanchal” has also appeared in the CBSE book. In Mata ka Aanchal path, He has shown a wonderful bond with his mother.

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