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On This Day in History 18 April
What Happened On This Day in History 18 April
- 1859: Tatya Tope was hanged for playing a decisive role the first innovation for the independence of 1857 which brought freedom to the country.
- 1902: Denmark first to enter fingerprints to identify criminals.
- 1917: Gandhiji selected Champaran in Bihar to start his Satyagraha movement.
- 1915: Vinoba Bhave started the Bodhan movement with 80 acres of land in panchampalli village in talagangna Andhra Pradesh.
- 1968: US contacts nuclear test at Nevada test site.
- 1971: India’s first Jumbo Jet Boeing- 747 arrives in Bombay it was named Emperor Ashoka.
- 1980: Zimbabwe declares independence from Britain.
- 1991: Kerala was declared the first fully literate state in the country.
- 1992: Restricted due to apartheid, South Africa played the first Cricket test match since 1970.
- 1994: West Indies batsman Brian Lara broke sir Garfield’s showers record by scoring 375 runs against England.
- 1996: Unidentified assailants in Cairo gunned down 17 tourists from Greece and their local guides.
- 1999: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee lost the confidence word by one vote in the Lok Sabha.
- 2001: 16 soldiers of India were martyred due to the firing of the Bangladesh army which Android into India border.
- 2008: Pakistan postpones the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh for a month.
- 2008:India and Mexico enter into new arrangements in the field of Civil aviation and energy.
- 2018:”Black Panther” becomes the first film to appear in a commercial cinema in Saudi Arabia after the cinema reopened in 35 years.
- 2020: Based on an investigation, more than 1,000 cases of COVID-19 cases where found in the France major aircraft career Charles day Gaulle.
Famous Peoples Borns and Deaths
- 1898: Damodar Hari cheaper, one of the revolutionary important martyrs of India, died.
- 1955: Renowned scientist Albert Einstein died at the age of 76 in a hospital in Princeton.
- 1979: Sobha Singh,built modern New Delhi, died.