On This Day in History | Today 26 May
What Happened On This Day in History
- 1739: Mughal emperor Mohammad Shah separated Afghanistan from India under an arrangement with Nader Shah of Iran.
- 1926: Lebanon was awarded the constitution.
- 1957: Janata insurance policies started in Bombay (now Mumbai).
- 1969: Astronauts of Apollo-10 distance to Earth.
- 1973: Bahrain opposite the constitution.
- 1983: A magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Japan killed 104 people.
- 1987: Sri Lanka launches camping against Tamil rebels of Jaffna.
- 1991: A plane crash Bangkok in Thailand kill 223 people.
- 1999: ISRO successfully orbits 3 Satellites from India Germany and South Korea.
- 1999: Saurav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid set a world record of 318 runs in a one-day international cricket match against Sri Lanka.
- 2000: Hezbollah announces that its fighters will leave Southern Lebanon.
- 2014: Narendra Modi was sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of India.
- 2020: Mizoram gave industrial status to sports to attract investment from support activities. With this, Mizoram becomes the first state to take this step.
- 2020: Caronavirus connect tracking app, arogya Setu app change to open scores. The government published the app on the public code repository and showed its source in the public domain.
- 2020: The government of India announces the appointment of Prem K Nair as the Indian Ambassador to the Republic of Niger.
Borns On This Day in History
- 1912: Charanraj chops wala, one of the famous relevant rise, was born.
- 1946: India’s best social worker and politician Arun Roy was born.
- 1983: Wrestler Sushil Kumar was born and won the ‘Bronze the Medal’ for India at the ‘Breezing Olympic game’.
Deaths On This Day in History
- 2017: K P S Gill died, he was twice the Director-General of police bracket (DGP) of Punjab.
- 1822: 122 people died in a fire in a Norwegian church.