Friday, October 16, 2020

History Of 17 October | On This Day In World

History Of 17 October | On This Day In World

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

➧ 1456: Establishment of Greifswald University. It is the second oldest university in Northern Europe.

➧ 1806: Former leader of the Haiti Revolution and Emperor Jacques I of Haiti is assassinated after his oppressive rule.

➧ 1874: The pontoon bridge built from the pontoon on the Hooghly River was opened to traffic in 1874 to connect Kolkata with Howrah. The Howrah Bridge was later constructed in place of this bridge.

➧ 1878: John A. McDonald was elected Prime Minister of Canada once again after playing the role of opposition in government for five years.

➧ 1888: Edison applied for a patent for optical phonographs. It was the first film in the world.

➧ 1923: Famous writer Shivani was born.

➧ 1933: Renowned scientist Albert Einstein moved to America from Nazi Germany.

➧ 1949: The Constituent Assembly adopted Article 370 of the Constitution. Under this, special provisions were given to Jammu and Kashmir.

➧ 1968: Two US black players express silence against apartheid at Mexico Olympics. Tommy Smith and John Carlos, who won gold and bronze medals in the 200-meter race in this first-of-its-kind event in Olympic history, expressed their opposition by raising their hands, wearing black gloves, and holding their heads while playing the US national anthem. .

➧ 1970: Anil Kumble, the spinner of Indian spin bowling, was born. Kumble's name is a rare record. He is the first Indian and the second player in the world to take 10 wickets in an innings in Test cricket.

➧ 1979: Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Mother Teresa.

➧ 1989: A severe earthquake struck San Francisco, killing nine people and injuring hundreds.

➧ 1994: Kapil Dev, former captain of the Indian cricket team, who won the World Cup for the country on 25 June 1983, played the last one-day match of his Test career against West Indies in Faridabad.

➧ 2003: China succeeded in sending humans to space as Asia's first in space and the third country after Russia.

➧ 2004: New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clarke arrives in India.

➧ 2007: The Dalai Lama received the United States Congress Gold Medal.

➧ 2008: Sachin Tendulkar became the highest run-scorer in Test cricket, breaking the record of Brian Lara and completed 12,000 runs in his career against Australia.

➧ 2009: The Maldives in the Indian Ocean, under the world's first cabinet meeting, tried to warn all nations of the danger of global warming.

➧ 2018: Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch puppet Carol Spinney left "Sesame Street" after 50 years.

➧ 2019: Turkey agreed to a 5-day ceasefire in northern Syria to allow the withdrawal of Kurdish troops following talks between US VP Mike Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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