Tuesday, December 15, 2020

History Of 16 December | On This Day In World

History Of 16 December | On This Day In World

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

➧ 1862: Nepal adopted the constitution.

➧ 1889: King William and Queen Mary accepted the authority declaration of the British Parliament and recognized the right of the people to rule.

➧ 1920: China earthquake killed more than 1 lakh people. This earthquake occurred in China's province of Kansas.

➧ 1937: Hawa Singh, one of the best boxers in India, was born.

➧ 1945: Fumimaro Kano, the two-time Prime Minister of Japan, commits suicide instead of facing war crimes.

➧ 1958: 82 people died in a fierce fire in a warehouse in Bogota, the capital of Colombia.

➧ 1960: 136 people were killed in a plane collision in New York City, USA.

➧ 1971: India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war is celebrated as Victory Day. Bangladesh separated from Pakistan and became an independent nation after agreeing to a cease-fire between India and Pakistan.

➧ 1971: Second Lieutenant Arun Khetrapal, the honored Indian soldier of Param Vir Chakra, died.

➧ 1985: The country's first Fast Breeder Test Reactor (FBTR) is established at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu.

➧ 1990: Rev. Jean Betrand Aristide is elected President of Haiti.

➧ 1993: 'Education for all' conference started in New Delhi.

➧ 2002: Bangladesh celebrates 31st Victory Day.

➧ 2004: Doordarshan's free to air DTH service 'DD Direct +; Was launched by the Prime Minister.

➧ 2006: Interim Constitution in Nepal finalized. Under this, King Gyanendra was removed as the head of the country.

➧ 2014: A Tehreek-e-Taliban attack in a school in Peshawar in Pakistan killed 145 people, mostly school children.

➧ 2015: The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 0.25% for the first time since 2006.

➧ 2016: A 5-day pollution red alert was declared in Beijing and 21 other Chinese cities, which officials classified as a "meteorological disaster".

➧ 2018: A massive explosion and fire broke out in Sapporo, Japan, injuring 42 people.

➧ 2018: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe was sworn into office two months after President Sirisena was ousted.

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