Thursday, September 17, 2020

History Of 17 September | On This Day In World

History Of 17 September | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 17 September are as follows: -

➧ 1598: Sailor of the Netherlands discovers Mauritius.

➧ 1789: William Herschel discovers Saturn's satellite Mimas.

➧ 1867: Birth of Indian artist Gaganendranath Tagore.

➧ 1872: Freedom fighter Vamanrao Baliram Lakhe was born.

➧ 1879: Birth of Tamil Indian freedom fighter, politician and social activist EV Ramaswamy Naicker alias Periyar.

➧ 1915: India's famous painter Maqbool Fida Hussain was born.

➧ 1922: Dutch cyclist Moeskops becomes world champion.

➧ 1923: The blazing fire in Berkeley caused severe destruction in California. It involved some 640 buildings, including 584 densely built homes in the north neighborhood of the University of California campus.

➧ 1948: The princely state of Hyderabad merged with India.

➧ 1949: Establishment of South Indian political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).

➧ 1950: Birth of Indian politician and current Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

➧ 1956: Constitution of Indian Oil and Natural Gas Commission.

➧ 1957: Malaysia joins the United Nations.

➧ 1974: Bangladesh, Grenada and Guinea-Bissau join the United Nations.

➧ 1982: First cricket Test match played between India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

➧ 1986: India's spinner R. Ashwin was born.

➧ 1995: Final elections held under British rule in Beijing, the capital of China.

➧ 1999: Osama bin Laden's declaration of Jihad against India.

➧ 2011: Wall Street encirclement movement in New York's Zuccotti Park.

➧ 2017: PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the Korea Open Super Series.

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