Saturday, October 17, 2020

History Of 18 October | On This Day In World

History Of 18 October | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 18October are as follows: -

➧ 1386: Heidelberg University is established in Germany.

➧ 1648: The Boston Shoemakers become the first labor organization in the North American colonies.

➧ 1878: Thomas Elva Edison provided electricity for domestic use.

➧ 1898: The US annexes Puerto Rico from Spain.

➧ 1922: British Broadcasting Corporation is established.

➧ 1944: During World War II, Soviet Union started fighting for the independence of Czechoslovakia from Nazi Germany.

➧ 1954: Texas Instruments Company announces first transistor radio.

➧ 1963: Lord Home was elected as the next Prime Minister of Britain, following an uproar for leadership in the Conservative Party.

➧ 1967: Hanes A. Bethe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics.

➧ 1976: William N. Lipscomb Jr. is awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

➧ 1989: East Germany's Communist leader Eric Honecker is removed from his post.

➧ 1995: The eleventh summit of non-aligned countries begins in Cartagena, Colombia.

➧ 1998: India and Pakistan agree to stop nuclear threat.

➧ 2007: After 8 years of exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan. The same night, suicide bombers blew themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing more than 100, including 20 police officers. Bhutto was safely removed from there.

➧ 2007: Ellen Telescope Array (ATA) is installed in Hatcreek area (San Francisco) to search for life in remote space.

➧ 2008: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati returned 189.25 crore acres of land to the Railway Ministry for the railway coach factory in Rae Bareli.

➧ 2012: Google stock trading suspended after the quarterly report was prematurely released, as it indicated a 20% drop in profits from the share price and a 9% drop.

➧ 2012: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olson were honored at the WSJ Magazine's Innovator of the Year Awards in New York City for their work with fashion label The Row.

➧ 2013: Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to close a seat on the UN Security Council in opposition to Syria.

➧ 2019: Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Mir of the US Space Agency NASA made history by taking a walk outside the International Space Center (ISS) on Friday. This is the first time that only a team of women astronauts has walked outside the ISS. 

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