Monday, November 16, 2020

History Of 17 November | On This Day In World

History Of 17 November | On This Day In World

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

1278: In England, 680 Jews were arrested on charges of possessing counterfeit currency and 293 of them were hanged.
1525: Mughal ruler Babur entered Sindh for the fifth time with the aim of conquering India.
1855: David Livingstone becomes the first European person to see Victoria Falls, now in Zambia and Zimbabwe.
1922: Stanley Cohen, born with the American Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, was born.
1928: Freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai died.
1932: Third Round Table Conference begins.
1933: The US recognizes the Soviet Union and agrees to trade.
1933: Nazis entered Prague University and killed students. International Student Day is celebrated on 17 November in memory of those children.
1966: Rita Faria of India won the title of Miss World. She was the first Asian woman to become Miss World.
1970: Soviet spacecraft 'Lunakhod-1' landed on Chandratal.
1970: Douglas Engelbert obtained a patent for the first computer mouse.
1995: Seventh summit of Asia Pacific Economic Association (APEC) begins in Osaka.
1999: International Mother Language Day is approved by UNESCO.
2006: US Senate ratifies Indo-US nuclear treaty.
2008: Japan, the world's second largest economy, went into recession for the first time in seven years.
2009: T.S. Thakur was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court.
2012: At least 50 school students were killed in a train accident near the Mainfault region of Egypt.
2016: Indian military officer and Governor of Assam, Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh Srinivas Kumar Sinha died.
2018: 400 people were injured in protests across France against rising fuel prices.
2019: Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei calls protesters "thugs", bringing Tehran to a standstill a day earlier after unrest over high gasoline prices.

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