Wednesday, October 14, 2020

History Of 15 October | On This Day In World

History Of 15 October | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 15 October are as follows: -

➧ 1686: Mughal ruler Aurangzeb signed a peace deal with Bijapur.

➧ 1917: During World War I, Netherlands famous dancer Mata Hari was shot dead by French soldiers on charges of spying for Germany.

➧ 1924: The Statue of Liberty was declared a national monument by US President Calvin Coolidge.

➧ 1931: 11th President of India and eminent scientist A.M. P.J. Abdul Kalam was born. He is known as Missile Man.

➧ 1932: The Tata Company airplane made its first flight. This company was called Air India after its acquisition by the Government of India.

➧ 1949: Tripura state was merged into India.

➧ 1964: The retirement of Nikita Khurschev, the leader of the Soviet Union, shocked the whole world.

➧ 1988: Ujjwala Patil became the first woman in Asia to sail the whole world.

➧ 1996: Fiji becomes the first country to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.

➧ 1997: Arundhati Roy was selected for Britain's most prestigious Man Booker Award for her novel 'The God of Small Things'.

➧ 1998: India's Fatima Bibi was awarded the United Nations Award for the Eradication of Poverty.

➧ 2006: United Nations sanctions on North Korea.

➧ 2007: The Nobel Prize in Economics is awarded to three US economists - Leonid Hervicz, Irik Muskin, and Roger Myerson.

➧ 2008: Arvind Adig was given the Man Booker Prize for his book 'The High Tiger'.

➧ 2012: British writer Hilary Mantle was awarded the Man Booker Prize for her novel 'Bring up the 

➧ 2013: A magnitude 7.2 earthquake in the Philippines kills more than 215 people.

➧ 2017: Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano launched #MeToo campaign for sexual abuse or harassment. Alyssa wrote on Twitter, "If you have been sexually abused or you have been sexually assaulted, write #MeToo (me too) in response in the comment box."

➧ 2018: Indian minister and editor MJ Akbar filed a defamation suit after several women were accused of sexual harassment in the #MeToo case.

➧ 2018: Sears, a 125-year-old US-based retail company, filed an application to begin insolvency proceedings in New York's Bankruptcy Court on Monday. Sears, which is going through an economic crisis, has a debt of $ 5.6 billion (Rs 41440 crore).

2019: Gunfight between Mexican security forces and armed civilians killed 15, in Guerrero State, a day after 13 police killed in a drug cartel ambush in Michoacán State.

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