On This Day in History | Today 21 May

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What Happened On This Day in History

  • 1502: joão da Nova of Portugal discovered the Iceland of St. Helena in South Atlantic Ocean.
  • 1819: The first time a bicycle was in on the streets of New York city in the United States it was called the shift Walker.
  • 1881: American Red Cross institution established.
  • 1904:The International football federation (FIFA) the highest body of football established in Paris.
  • 1927: An American pilot, charles Lindbergh,fkew the first Atlantic non-stop from New York of Paris in a small plane.
  • 1935: The city of Quetta (now in Pakistan) was severely devastated by the earthquake. In which more than 30 thousand people died.
  • 1961: White and black people clash in Montgomery, Alabama, South Africa. During the meeting of Dr.Martin Luther King opposite by white people creating a ruckus.
  • 1991: Former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi was killed in a suicide bombing attack at Sriperumbudur in Tamilnadu.
  • 1994: Susmita Sen won the title in the 43rd Miss universe competition held in Manila.
  • 2010: All India Gorkha League President Madan in Darjeeling.
  • 2010: 158 passengers out of 166 were killed in the crush of Air India plane lX-182 coming from Dubai to Mangalore.
  • 2019: Nepali Sherpa Kami Rita a new record for climbing Month Everest. Kami Rita become the first climber in the world to climb Everest, the world’s highest Perk 25 times.
  • 2019: More than 600 people living with HIV were identifed in a month in Sindha province of Pakistan. In which 75% were children. The reason for this was attributed to the use of infected needles.
  • 2020: The Airport Authority of India is used a delaited standard Operating procedure (SOP) for domestic flight operations that began on may 25, 2020.
  • 2020: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel launched the Rajiv Gandhi Kishan naya Yojana on the 29th anniversary of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
  • 2020: Ministry of Defence approved the purchase of defences equipment from local dealers under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

On This Day 21 May

Borns On This Day in History

  • 1981: Sharda Joshi,the famous states of India,was born.


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