Sunday, August 23, 2020

History Of 24 August | On This Day In World

 History Of 24 August | On This Day In World

History Of 24 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 24 August are as follows: -

➧ 1600: The first ship of the East India Company 'Hector' reached the coast of Surat.

➧ 1690: Calcutta city established.

➧ 1814: The British army set the White House on fire on this day.

➧ 1891: Thomas Edison obtained a patent for a kinetic camera and a kinetoscope. This technique was later converted into a movie.

➧ 1908: The revolutionary Rajguru was born.

➧ 1914: Nemur was captured by the German Army in World War I.

➧ 1925: Social reformer Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar passed away.

➧ 1954: Brazilian President Getulio Vargas commits suicide after resigning amid deep political equations.

➧ 1969: V.V. Giri became the fourth President of India.

➧ 1974: Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed becomes the fifth President of India.

➧ 1991: Ukraine separates from Soviet Union and becomes an independent country.

➧ 1993: Los Angeles police launch an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against pop star Michael Jackson.

➧ 1995: Microsoft Windows 95 debuts to the general public in North America.

➧ 1999: Pakistan refuses to consider 8 prisoners of war captured by India during the Kargil operation as a prisoner of war.

➧ 2000: 5 years imprisonment for former President of Bangladesh Muhammad Irshad.

➧ 2006: The International Astronomical Union abolished the planetary status of Pluto (Yama).

➧ 2008: The 29th Olympics in Beijing concluded.

➧ 2011: Moody's reduced credit rating of Japan from AA3 to AA2.

➧ 2014: Hollywood veteran actor Sir Richard Attenborough passed away.

➧ 2016: Astronomers announced the discovery of an Earth-like planet named Proxima B orbiting star Proxima Centauri.

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