Friday, October 23, 2020

History Of 24 October | On This Day In World

History Of 24 October | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 21 October are as follows: -

➧ 1579: Jesuit priest SJ Thomas was the first Englishman to visit India, arriving in Goa by Portuguese boat.

➧ 1605: Mughal ruler Jahangir ascended the throne in Agra.

➧ 1914: Freedom fighter and social worker Laxmi Sehgal was born.

➧ 1945: A month after the end of World War II, the United Nations (UNO) was established to establish peace in the world.

➧ 1946: Earth was first taken from space by rockets.

➧ 1947: Jammu and Kashmir is attacked by Pakistani tribesmen.

➧ 1948: Bernard Baruch used the term 'Cold War' for the first time in a speech before the Senate War Investigative Committee.

➧ 1975: An ordinance was brought to abolish the bonded labor system and came into effect from the next day.

➧ 1982: Sudha Madhavan became the first female athlete to run in a marathon.

➧ 1984: The first metro train (underground train) started between Esplanade and Bhawanipur in Kolkata.

➧ 2000: South Korea announces not to test long-range missiles.

➧ 2001: NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft successfully entered orbit around Mars.

➧ 2004: Brazil performs the first successful rocket test in space.

➧ 2005: New Zealand-India agreed to a new air service agreement.

➧ 2006: Justice Rutherford of the Ontario Superior Court removed the "motive clause", an important part of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Act.

➧ 2017: Albert Einstein's "Theory of Happiness", written in Tokyo in 1922 as a note for a bellboy rather than a tip, sold for $ 1.56 million.

➧ 2018: The largest treasury in US history of $ 1.6 billion in South Carolina was won by one person.

➧ 2018: EU directives ban single-use plastics by 2021.

➧ 2018: Indian cricketer Virat Kohli became the 12th and fastest ODI player to score 10,000 runs and took just 205 innings to score 10,000 runs.

➧ 2019: Bangladesh sentenced 16 people to death for killing Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who was set on fire after accusing the teacher of improper behavior.

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