Tuesday, November 17, 2020

History Of 18 November | On This Day In World

History Of 18 November | On This Day In World

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

1727: Maharaja Jai ​​Singh II founded the city of Jaipur. The architect of the city was Vidyadhar Chakraborty of Bengal.

1738: Peace agreement signed between France and Austria.

1772: Narayanrao, younger brother of Peshwa Madhavrao I, succeeded him.

1833: Zonhoven Treaty signed between Holland and Belgium.

1906: George Wald American physiologist and biologist born in New York who received the 1967 Nobel Prize for the discovery of vitamin A in the retina.

1909: America invades Nicaragua.

1910: One of the famous revolutionaries of India, Batukeshwar Dutt was born.

1928: Walt Disney Company's mascot Stimboat Willie appears for the first time. Which got the name Mickey Mouse.

1948: Five hundred people drowned after the steamer 'Narayani' crashed near Patna, the capital of Bihar.

1962: Indian soldier Shaitan Singh, who was awarded the Paramveer Chakra, died.

1963: American telephone company Bell Systems brought the first phone to the world with a buttoned dialing pad.

1972: Tiger was selected as the national animal.

1978: 914 people, including 276 children, committed mass suicide in the city of Guyana, South America.

1989: Around 50,000 people protested in the streets of Bulgaria's city Sofia demanding political reform.

1991: Terry Wait, a messenger of the British Church held hostage for four years, was released by Islamic extremists.

2017: Manushi Chhillar of India won the title of 'Miss World 2017'.

2017: Jyoti Prakash Nirala, one of the Indian Air Force's martyred Garuda commands, awarded the 'Ashok Chakra'.

2018: The APEC summit in Papua New Guinea failed to form a joint agreement for the first time in two decades after the US and China clashed over the definition of trade.

2019: The Brontë Society bought a book written by Charlotte Brontë at the age of 14 at an auction in Paris and brought it back home. It was purchased by the Brontë Society for € 600,000 (£ 512,970) for a fundraising campaign.

2019: The worst state of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest since 2008, according to the country's space agency, lost 9,762 sq km (3,769 sq mi) of vegetation in 12 months.

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