Wednesday, December 16, 2020

History Of 17 December | On This Day In World

History Of 17 December | On This Day In World

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

1398: Mongol emperor Timurlang captured Delhi.

➧ 1645: Nur Jahan Begum, wife of Mughal emperor Jahangir, died.

➧ 1715: Bahadur Bairagi, the chief of the Sikhs, surrendered to the Mughals at Gurdaspur.

➧ 1779: After a long struggle between the Marathas and the Portuguese, the Maratha government handed over the revenue of 12,000 rupees of some villages of this region to the Portuguese as compensation to ensure friendship.

➧ 1903: The Wright brothers first flew an aircraft called 'The Flyer'. This 12-second flight revolutionized the world.

➧ 1907: Ugyen Wangchuk became the first hereditary king of Bhutan.

➧ 1927: Rajendranath Lahiri, one of the leading revolutionaries of India, was hanged to death in Gonda jail by the British government 2 days before the due date.

➧ 1928: In order to avenge the murder of Lala Lajpat Rai, Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev killed the bulls charging him with sticks.

➧ 1931: On this day Professor Prashant Chandra Mahalanobis's dream came true and 'Indian Statistical Institute' was established in Kolkata.

➧ 1940: Mahatma Gandhi postpones individual Satyagraha movement.

➧ 1949: Burma (now Myanmar) recognizes communist China.

➧ 1988: Six people were killed and at least 75 others were injured in a car bomb blast in the heart of London.

➧ 1996: National Football League launched.

➧ 1998: US and British bomb years heavily bombed Iraq as part of 'Operation Desert Fox'.

➧ 2002: Turkey supports India on Kashmir issue.

➧ 2008: The Central Government announced a new promotion policy for promotion in government forces.

➧ 2018: The Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union announced the new body and was temporarily renamed the 2018 VG18. The 2018 VG18 is located at a distance of approximately 120 astronomical units - AU and, being so far away, the team of researchers gave it the nickname 'Farout'.

➧ 2019: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was sentenced to death in absentia in the case of high treason.

➧ 2019: Australia had the hottest day with an average temperature of 40.9 across the country.

➧ 2019: 5,700 year old DNA of young girl extracted as chewing gum from Lowrand Island, southern Denmark.

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