Wednesday, October 14, 2020

History Of 14 October | On This Day In World

History Of 14 October | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 14 October are as follows: -

➧ 1066: The Norman army led by William near Hastings defeated England and assassinated King Harold II.

➧ 1322: The Scottish army defeated the English King Edward II and thus liberated Scotland from British rule.

➧ 1882: Punjab University is established in Shimla. It was the fourth university in India established by the British colonial government after Calcutta, Mumbai and Madras.

➧ 1946: Ceasefire agreement signed between Holland and Indonesia.

➧ 1948: A fierce battle ensues between Israel and Egypt.

➧ 1953: The Estate Duty Act came into effect in India.

➧ 1956: Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, along with his 3,85,000 followers, embraced Buddhism in Kochanda and advised his followers to follow 22 Buddhist vows.

➧ 1964: On this day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was rewarded at the age of 35 for running a non-violent movement against apartheid in American society. Born in the US state of Georgia, King Nobel became the youngest person to receive the Peace Prize.

➧ 1981: Hosni Mubarak becomes the fourth President of Egypt.

➧ 1999: Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) rejected in US Senate.

➧ 2000: The United States closes its embassies in 22 countries, including Pak.

➧ 2004: Pakistan's National Assembly passed a bill to keep President Pervez Musharraf as army chief.

➧ 2007: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) gives approval to Nepal for the use of nuclear technology in the medical and agricultural sectors.

➧ 2008: Reserve Bank of India announced the release of an additional 200 billion rupees to meet the needs of mutual funds.

➧ 2010: The ongoing 19th Commonwealth Games in the capital Delhi concluded.

➧ 2014: The World Health Organization announces that the death toll from the Ebola virus is 4,447, and the death rate has reached 70%.

➧ 2018: Afghan batsman Hazratullah Zazai became the 6th player (3rd in T20) in cricket history to hit 6 sixes in an over; He scored 62 off 17 balls in V Balh Legends in Kabul Zwan in the Afghanistan Premier League.

➧ 2019: Booker Prize was awarded to Margaret Atwood for "The Testaments" and Bernardine Everisto for "Girl, Woman, Other", Everisto becoming the first black woman to receive the Man Booker Prize.

➧ 2019: Esther Duflo, Abhijeet Banerjee and Michael Kramer received the Nobel Prize for Economics for research on ways to fight poverty.

➧ 2019: Hundreds of forest fires in western Lebanon killed three and called for international help.

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