Thursday, October 15, 2020

History Of 16 October | On This Day In World

History Of 16 October | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 16 October are as follows: -

➧ 1757: Austrian forces capture Germany's capital Berlin.

➧ 1788: Marathas put Shah Alam on the throne of Delhi.

➧ 1905: Bengal was first partitioned by Lord Curzon.

➧ 1915: Britain declares war against Bulgaria.

➧ 1923: Roy and Walt Disney founded the Walt Disney Company.

➧ 1939: Germany launched the first attack on British territory during World War II.

➧ 1948: India's famous actress and Bharatanatyam dancer Hema Malini was born.

➧ 1951: Pakistani Prime Minister Liaquat Ali, who is counted among the fathers of modern Pakistan, was killed during a public meeting.

➧ 1959: National Women's Education Council established.

➧ 1964: China, eager to join the nuclear event, successfully tests its first atomic bomb.

➧ 1968: Hargovind Khurana was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine.

➧ 1978: Indian cricketer Kapil Dev made his Test debut against Pakistan in Faisalabad.

➧ 1982: Soviet Union conducts underground nuclear test.

➧ 1996: British government reveals plans to ban almost every type of handgun in the country after the Dunblane massacre.

➧ 1999: UN The US banned Pakistan in protest against military rule.

➧ 2005: G20 countries agree to reform the World Bank and IMF.

➧ 2012: A new planet 'Alpha Century Bibi' was discovered outside the solar system.

➧ 2014: New Zealand, Malaysia, Angola, Spain and Venezuela elected to the United Nations Security Council.

➧ 2018: Irish writer Ana Burns was honored with the prestigious Man Booker Award-2018 for her book 'Milkman'. This book is the painful tale of a young woman who is physically and mentally tortured at the hands of a powerful man.

➧ 2019: Egyptian archaeologists announced the discovery of more than 20 painted wooden coffins from Theban necropolis of Asif.

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