Wednesday, December 23, 2020

History Of 23 December | On This Day In World

History Of 23 December | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 23 December are as follows: -

➧ 1465: Virupaksha II, the ruler of Vijayanagara was defeated by the combined Muslim forces of Ahmednagar, Bidar, Bijapur and Golconda in the battle of Telikota.

➧ 1672: Astronomer Giovanni Cassini discovered Saturn's satellite 'Rhea'.

➧ 1894: Rabindranath Tagore inaugurates the Pus fair in Santiniketan, West Bengal.

➧ 1899: Ramvriksha Benipuri, the famous novelist, storyteller, essayist, playwright, revolutionary, journalist and editor of India was born.

➧ 1902: The fifth Prime Minister of India, Chaudhary Charan Singh, an ardent leader who raised the voice of the farmers, was born.

➧ 1921: Visva-Bharati University inaugurated.

➧ 1922: BBC Radio begins broadcasting daily news.

➧ 1926: Swami Shraddhanand, the famous freedom fighter of India, social reformer, benevolent of Dalits and a supporter of women education, passed away.

➧ 1968: The first rocket of the meteorological country, Maneka, was successfully launched.

➧ 1972: A two-hour earthquake in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, devastated life and killed about ten thousand people.

➧ 1995: More than 400 people died in a fire in a tent during an annual event held at a school in Dabwali Nagar, Haryana, India.

➧ 2000: Calcutta, the capital of West Bengal, was officially renamed Kolkata.

➧ 2003: Israel invades the Gaza Strip.

➧ 2004: The 9th Prime Minister of India (1991 to 1996) PV Narasimha Rao passed away.

➧ 2005: Lek Kaczynski, the anti-leftist, assumes office of President of Poland.

➧ 2006: The 2006 Hengchun earthquake caused a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan.

➧ 2008: World Bank banned software company Satyam.

➧ 2012: 200 civilians were killed by Syrian government war planes in Helfia, Syria.

➧ 2012: Selca rebel coalition captured Bambari, the third largest city in the Central African Republic.

➧ 2016: The United Nations Security Council adopted a landmark resolution seeking to stop all Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory since 1967.

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