Sunday, September 20, 2020

History Of 20 September | On This Day In World

History Of 20 September | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 20 September are as follows: -

➧ 1854: War of Alma: Russia was defeated by the alliance of Britain and France in the first major battle of the Crimean War.

➧ 1857: British troops liberate Delhi from the rebels and then capture it.

➧ 1859: George B. Simpson was awarded a US patent for a 'electro-heater' surface heated by a platinum-wire coil powered by a battery.

➧ 1878: Madras (now Chennai) newspaper 'The Hindu' published first as a weekly issue under the editorial leadership of GS Iyer.

➧ 1928: Shri Narayana Guru, the great saint and reformer of India, died.

➧ 1932: First anti-untouchable fast: Gandhiji started hunger strike to cure untouchables.

➧ 1933: Social worker and British woman Annie Besant, who fought for the independence of Hindustan, died.

➧ 1946: The first Cannes Film Festival debuted in France.

➧ 1970: Russia's space probe, Luna-16, reached the moon and collected some rocks from its surface.

➧ 1984: A suicide bomber attacked an American embassy in the Lebanese capital of Beirut with an explosive-laden truck.

➧ 2006: Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens of Britain succeeded in growing 200 year old seeds.

➧ 2009: Marathi film 'Harish Chandrachi Factory' was selected as India's entry in the Oscar film category at the Oscar Awards.

➧ 2011: Burhanuddin Rabbani, the former President of Afghanistan and the top negotiator of the Government Peace Council set up for talks with the Taliban, was murdered by a suicide bomber, hidden in a turban, at his residence near the US Embassy in Kabul.

➧ 2011: 26 people were stopped by gunmen in the Mustang district of Balochistan from a bus going from the provincial capital Quetta to the border town of Taftan carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan.

➧ 2012: A suicide bombing at a cafe in Somalia kills 14 people.

➧ 2013: Grand Theft Auto became the fastest entertainment product to reach $ 1 billion in sales.

➧ 2015: President Ram Baran Yadav signed the new constitution of Nepal related to law in Kathmandu.

➧ 2016: Black American Keith Lamont Scott is shot and killed by a Black police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina, leading to violent protests in the city.

➧ 2019: Students from 185 countries staged the world's biggest protest on climate change at a Manhattan rally led by Greta Thunberg.

➧ 2019: Political opposition to Egypt took place against the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Tahrir Square, Cairo and elsewhere.

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