Sunday, November 15, 2020

History Of 16 November | On This Day In World

History Of 16 November | On This Day In World

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

1821: Mexico's independence recognized.

1846: Akbar Ilahabadi, the famous Urdu poet, was born.

1849: World famous Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky was sentenced to death for being a member of an underground organization.

1914: Federal Reserve system formally launched in America.

1930: Mihir Sen, the famous long distance swimmer of India was born.

1938: Albert Hofmann's invention of the lysergic acid diethylamide drug came into existence.

1945: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is established.

1961: US President John F. Kennedy decided to increase military aid to South Vietnam without committing American war troops.

1965: First public announcement about Walt Disney World.

1973: Batminton player Pullela Gopichand was born.

1973: Skylab-4 is launched into the Earth's orbit.

1983: Kapil Dev took 9 wickets for 83 runs against West Indies at Ahmedabad but India still lost.

1988: Benazir Bhutto won the first general election in 11 years in Pakistan.

1995: Vasudev Pandey of Indian origin became the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.

2001: India joined the United Nations 21-member team for Afghanistan.

2008: Chandrayaan's Lunar Laser Raging Equipment starts working successfully.

2013: It was only after Sachin Tendulkar pledged to retire from cricket in Mumbai that the Government of India also made an official announcement to confer the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honor. He is the youngest person and the first player to receive this honor at the age of 40. It is worth noting that earlier this honor was not given in the field of sports. The rules were first changed to give this honor to Sachin.

2014: Islamic State wages war against Syrian Kurdish fighters.

2019: Sri Lanka presidential election, won by former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

2019: Samoa declared a state of emergency over the measles epidemic that closed all schools after six deaths.

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