Monday, August 17, 2020

History Of 18 August | On This Day In World

 History Of 18 August | On This Day In World

History Of 18 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 18 August are as follows: -

➧ 1201: Riga city is established in Latvia.

➧ 1800: Lord Wellesley founded Fort William College in Calcutta.

➧ 1872: Birth of the great musician of Maharashtra, Pandit Vishnu Digambar. Despite being blind, he achieved memorable achievements in the field of music.

➧ 1868: French astronomer Pierre Jancion discovers Hillium.

➧ 1891: 700 killed by cyclonic storm in the Caribbean island of Martinique.

➧ 1900: Birth of Vijayalakshmi Pandit, sister of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

➧ 1923: Indian soldier A.M. B. Tarapore was born.

➧ 1924: France begins to withdraw its forces from Germany.

➧ 1940: For the first time the weather map was broadcast on television.

➧ 1945: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is reported to have been badly injured in a plane crash at Taihoku Airport in Taiwan, but what happened to him remains a mystery even today.

➧ 1949: Constitution comes into force in Hungary.

➧ 1951: Establishment of Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur, West Bengal.

➧ 1973: First FM in Boston, US Approval of construction of radio station.

➧ 1990: Hindi writer and editor of Saraswati magazine, Shri Narayan Chaturvedi died.

➧ 1999: Earthquake in Turkey kills about 45,000 people.

➧ 2000: England beat West Indies to create history by winning Test in two days.

➧ 2008: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf resigns amid fears of impeachment.

➧ 2010: TVS Electronics included a rupee symbol just above the tab in its new key board named 'TVS Gold Bharat'.

➧ 2012: At least 13 Afghan terrorists killed in NATO air strike.

➧ 2013: A bomb in a bus in West Bengal kills six.

No comments:

Post a Comment