Thursday, August 20, 2020

History Of 21 August | On This Day In World

History Of 21 August | On This Day In World

History Of 21 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 21 August are as follows: -

➧ 1718: Peace treaty between Turkey and Venice.

➧ 1772: In Sweden, Gustav III revolted and established a dictatorship, ending the rule of 50 years old parliament.

➧ 1790: The British, under the leadership of General Medows, captured Dindigul in Tamil Nadu.

➧ 1915: Italy declared war against Turkey during the First World War.

➧ 1931: Pandit Vishnu Digambar dies

➧ 1938: Jewish teachers banned in Italy's high schools.

➧ 1944: Representatives of the United States, Britain, Russia and China met about the plans of the United Nations Organization.

➧ 1959: Hawaii becomes America's 50th province.

➧ 1963: Declaration of martial law in South Vietnam in protest against raids at the Buddha Temple Pagoda.

➧ 1965: Constitution came into force in Romania.

➧ 1968: Declaration of Czechoslovakia's local radio-led attack on Paraguay under the leadership of the Soviet Union.

➧ 1972: Approval of Wildlife Conservation Act.

➧ 1997: 140 people were killed and three thousand injured by cyclone Vinny in eastern China.

➧ 1986: Usain Bolt, the athlete who made world records in the 100 and 200 meter races, was born in Jamaica.

➧ 1986: Around 2000 people died due to the poisonous gas from the volcanic eruption in Cameroon.

➧ 1988: A thousand people died due to a severe earthquake on the Indo-Nepal border.

➧ 1991: President Gorbachov ousted in Soviet Union, curfew in Moscow, revolution failed and Gorbachov again in power.

➧ 2003: UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan rejects the proposal to send a joint peacekeeping force to Iraq.

➧ 2005: Ceasefire agreement between Bangladesh and India's Border Security Forces concluded.

➧ 2006: Death of renowned shehnai player Ustad Bismillah Khan, awarded with Bharat Ratna.

➧ 2006: Iraq's ousted president Saddam Hussein refuses to participate in the genocide trial.

➧ 2008: India joins NASA on Moon mission.

➧ 2008: The Caravan-e-Aman bus service plying between Muzaffarabad, the capital of Srinagar and 'Pakistan-occupied Kashmir', resumed.

➧ 2012: Ebola virus infection killed 20 people in the African country Democratic Republic of Congo.

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