Friday, August 14, 2020

History Of 15 August | On This Day In World

 History Of 15 August | On This Day In World

History Of 15 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 15 August are as follows: -

➧ 1519: Panama city built.

➧ 1772: East India Company decides for separate civil and criminal court in different districts.

➧ 1854: The East India Railway ran the first passenger train from Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Hooghly, although it officially began operations in 1855.

➧ 1872: Arvind Ghosh, a freedom fighter, poet, ecclesiastical scholar, yogi and great philosopher versatile.

➧ 1886: Death of Guru Ramakrishna Paramahamsa alias Gadadhar Chatterjee, the great saint and thinker of India.

➧ 1907: Established as part of the Indian Bank - Swadeshi movement.

➧ 1938: Pran Kumar Sharma, the famous cartoonist who created the 'Chacha Chaudhary' cartoon character, was born.

➧ 1945: Korean Liberation Day is celebrated

➧ 1947: India gained independence from British rule. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was sworn in as the first Prime Minister of independent India.

➧ 1947: Raksha Bravery Award - Establishment of Paramvir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra and Vir Chakra.

➧ 1975: Military Revolution in Bangladesh.

➧ 1950: 20 to 30 thousand people died due to 8.6 earthquake in India.

➧ 1971: Bahrain became independent from British rule.

➧ 1972: Postal index number ie PIN code is implemented.

➧ 1979: Faridabad became the 12th district of Haryana.

➧ 1982: Nationwide color broadcast and TV national program launched

➧ 1990: Successful launch of the ground-to-air missile Akash.

➧ 2004: Lara becomes the fastest batsman to score 10,000 runs.

➧ 2007: An earthquake of 8.0 magnitude killed more than 500 people in the central coastal region of the South American country of Peru.

➧ 2008: On the occasion of Independence Day, President Pratibha Patil unveiled the statue of freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh in the Parliament House complex.

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