Wednesday, August 12, 2020

History Of 13 August | On This Day In World

  History Of 13 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 13 August are as follows: -

➧ 1598: Henry IV, the ruler of France, issues the eminent order of Nant. On the basis of this order, Protestant Christians were given full religious freedom.

➧ 1642: Dutch astronomer Christian Huygens discovers the peak of the south pole of Mars.

➧ 1645: Denmark and Sweden sign peace agreement.

➧ 1784: Pitt's India Bill introduced in the British Parliament for administrative reforms in India.

➧ 1795: Veerangana of India Ahilyabai Holkar died.

➧ 1814: Agreement between Britain and Holland to end slave trade.

➧ 1892: American newspaper Afro American begins publication in Baltimore.

➧ 1898: The US Army, led by George Dewey, captures the Philippine capital of Manila.

➧ 1902: England beat Australia by one wicket and register a famous victory at the Oval.

➧ 1910: Florence Nightingale, the father of the modern nursing movement, died.

➧ 1913: Harry Brearley Sheffield of England invented stainless steel.

➧ 1951: Hindustan Trainer 2, the first aircraft manufactured in India, made its first flight.

➧ 1956: National Highways Bill passed in Lok Sabha.

➧ 1960: Africa becomes independent from French occupation.

➧ 1993: Peace agreement between Israel and Palestine in Washington.

➧ 1993: 114 people died after a hotel collapsed in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

➧ 1994: Historical consensus between the US and North Korea regarding nuclear disarmament in Geneva.

➧ 1999: Bangladesh government banned Aasar Maibela (My Childhood), a new book by writer Taslima Nasreen.

➧ 2008: Tata Steel, the world's leading steel company, entered into an agreement with two major companies to jointly build a steel complex in Vietnam.

➧ 2008: India successfully tested the multi-barrel rocket launcher (MBRL) weapon system Pinak.

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