Thursday, October 8, 2020

History Of 8 October | On This Day In World

History Of 8 October | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 8 October are as follows: -

1860: The Telegraph line was established between Los Angeles and San Francisco, USA.

➧ 1871: There was a fierce fire in the city of Chicago, USA. He is said to have stumbled and set fire to a family of Chicago Patrick and Catherine Ollieri's lanterns kept near him in the enclosure.

➧ 1932: Indian Air Force is formed.

➧ 1936: Author Premchandra died.

➧ 1965: London's 481-foot-high Post Office Tower is opened. It was the tallest building in England at that time.

➧ 1967: Cho Guwara and his entourage are arrested in Bolivia.

➧ 1970: The Soviet Union writer Alexander Soldjanitsen received the Nobel Prize.

➧ 1996: At a conference held in the Canadian capital Ottawa, nearly 50 countries agreed to ban worldwide landmines.

➧ 1998: Became a member of the Flight Safety Foundation.

➧ 2002: Pakistan re-tests Shaheen missile.

➧ 2003: Miss Venezuela Gojedor Ezua captured the title at the Miss International competition held in Tokyo.

➧ 2003: Announces Nobel Peace Prize to Iran's Shireen Ibadi.

➧ 2003: Arnold Schwarzenegger, one of Hollywood's most famous actresses such as Terminator, defeated the California governor in an election three years before his term ended.

➧ 2004: Monsanto's patent on Indian wheat revoked.

➧ 2004: Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to Kenya's environmentalist Wangari Mathai.

➧ 2005: A very powerful earthquake shook the areas of North Pakistan and Kashmir. This earthquake was a scale of 7.9 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of this earthquake was 80 km northeast of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. The death toll was 73 thousand.

➧ 2007: Former Bangladesh Home Minister Mohammad Nasim was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

➧ 2015: Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Belarusian journalist and writer Svetlana Alexević.

➧ 2018: American economists William Nordhaus and Paul Roemer, who combine climate and innovation with economic growth, were jointly declared the Nobel Prize winners in economics.

➧ 2019: James Peebles is awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for placing new theories on cosmology while Michel Mayer and Didier Queloz jointly find another planet beyond the Solar System.

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