Saturday, November 7, 2020

History Of 8 November | On This Day In World

History Of 8 November | On This Day In World

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

➧ 1895: X-rays were discovered by German physicist Wilhelm Konard Röntgen. This is considered to be the largest discovery ever in medical history.

➧ 1917: Waldmir Lenin, Leo Trotsky and Joseph Stalin are appointed People's Commissars after the October Revolution.

➧ 1920: Sitara Devi, the famous Kathak dancer of India, was born.

➧ 1922: South African surgeon Christian Bernard is born.

➧ 1929: Senior BJP leader and former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani was born.

➧ 1933: After the recession, US President Franklin Roosevelt formed the Civil Works Administration to provide employment to 4 million people.

➧ 1947: Bradman scored his 99th first-class cricket century in a South Australia vs Victoria match.

➧ 1960: John F. Kennedy becomes the 35th President of the United States, defeating Richard Nixon by a narrow margin.

➧ 1990: Mary Robinson becomes Ireland's first female president.

➧ 1998: In Bangladesh, 15 people were given death sentence for killing the country's first Prime Minister Sheikhmuzibur Rahman.

➧ 2002: The United Nations passes a resolution for disarmament in Iraq.

➧ 2003: More than ten thousand American soldiers siege the Iraqi city of Fallujah in a war with Iraq.

➧ 2005: Ellen Johnson-Surliff is elected President of Liberia, the first woman to lead the African country.

➧ 2008: Chandrayaan-1, India's first unmanned space mission, reached the lunar orbit.

➧ 2014: Mikhail Gorbachev warns that tensions between the US and Russia over Ukraine have put the world on the verge of a new Cold War.

➧ 2014: US President Obama empowered the deployment of 1,500 additional troops to train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants.

➧ 2016: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation and 500,1000 notes were discontinued.

➧ 2016: Republican Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton, receiving more than 2.9 million votes.

➧ 2018: Deadliest fire in California history: The campfire that began in the Plutus National Forest spread to Butt County, affecting more than 13,000 buildings and at least 6,453 families.

➧ 2018: The Woolsey Fire destroyed 96,949 acres of land in Los Angeles and Ventura counties in the state of California, destroying 1,643 buildings, prompting three deaths and evacuating more than 295,000 people.

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