Monday, September 7, 2020

History Of 08 September | On This Day In World

History Of 08 September | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 08 September are as follows: -

➧ 1504: Michelangelo inaugurates his famous statue David in Florence, Italy.

➧ 1514: Battle of Orsa, Lithuania and the Pol army defeated the Russian army in Orsa (present day Belarus).

➧ 1921: The first Miss America crown is held in Atlantic City - Margaret Gorman (16) was the winner of the first Miss America beauty pageant.

➧ 1926: Composer, film maker Bhupen Hazarika was born.

➧ 1933: Asha Bhosle, who has sung more than 12 thousand songs in 20 languages, was born today.

➧ 1943: During World War II, Italy signed an unconditional ceasefire treaty with the Allies, which was announced by General Eisenhower.

➧ 1960: Feroze Gandhi, the country's famous politician and husband of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, passed away.

➧ 1966: UNESCO started celebrating Literacy Day for the first time by the United Nations Department of Education and Cultural to make people aware of education.

➧ 1980: Bowie Kuhn suspended Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely due to drug arrests.

➧ 1982: The Dutch Social Democratic Party wins the election and the Fascists enter the Dutch Parliament.

➧ 1986: Chilean President Agusto Pinochet narrowly survived a murderous attack. Five of his bodyguards were killed and 11 others were injured in this attack, while General Pinoshe suffered minor injuries.

➧ 1996: Sri Lanka defeated Australia to win the Singer World Series in Colombo.

➧ 2006: There were serial blasts in Malegaon, Maharashtra, in which about 37 people were killed and more than 100 people were injured.

➧ 2008: US Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer defeated Scotsman Andy Murray 6–2, 7–5, 6–2 for his 5th consecutive US title.

➧ 2013: More than 700 people were sentenced in Egypt, including 75 death sentences for the 2013 pro-Muslim Brotherhood.

➧ 2013: US Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams successfully defended her title; Defeated Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-5, 6-7, 6-1.

➧ 2014: Hyder al-Abadi becomes Iraq's 75th Prime Minister.

➧ 2016: NASA launches Osiris-Rex probe to obtain a rock sample from the 500-meter-wide Benue asteroid.

➧ 2018: US Open Women's Tennis: Naomi Osaka to win first Grand Slam singles final Japanese woman; Defeated Serena Williams 6–2, 6–4 in the controversial match.

➧ 2019: The cargo ship Golden Ray caught fire and entered St Simmons Sound, off the coast of Georgia, stranding four crew.

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