Tuesday, December 15, 2020

History Of 15 December | On This Day In World

History Of 15 December | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 15 December are as follows: -

➧ 1794: Revolutionary tribunal in France abolished.
➧ 1803: East India Company captured Orissa (now Odisha).
➧ 1852: Gustav Eiffel, the French engineer and architect who built the Eiffel Tower, was born.
➧ 1911: Banaras Hindu University Society was established.
➧ 1916: France defeated Germany in the Battle of Verdun during the First World War.
➧ 1950: The freedom fighter of India and the first Home Minister of independent India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel died.
➧ 1953: S Vijayalakshmi Pandit of India was elected the first woman president of the eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly.
➧ 1961: Organized slaughterhouse organizer Adolf Eyeshan, sentenced to death in the Jewish massacre of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.
➧ 1961: 15,000 people died in a cyclone on the banks of the Ganges river in Bangladesh.
➧ 1966: Walt Disney, the founder of the world's largest animation company, died.
➧ 1976: The country's great footballer Baichung Bhutia was born.
➧ 1988: Indian female wrestler Geeta Phogat was born.
➧ 1991: Renowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray was awarded a Special Oscar for his achievements in the cinema world.
➧ 1993: The GATT (general consensus on trade and coast tax) World Trade Agreement was signed by 126 countries.
➧ 1997: Arundhati Roy is awarded the 'Booker Prize', Britain's most prestigious literary award, for her novel 'The God of Small Things'.
➧ 2003: Government of Bhutan initiated action against Indian separatists active in their own country.
➧ 2007: Emergency civil law comes into force in Pakistan.
➧ 2008: The Union Cabinet approved the proposal to set up a National Investigation Agency to deal with terrorist incidents.
➧ 2019: Protests against India's new citizenship bill spread to major cities, killing at least five.
➧ 2019: The longest UN climate negotiations ended in Madrid with an agreement to curb carbon only, other targets were postponed for a year.

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