Thursday, December 24, 2020

History Of 24 December | On This Day In World

History Of 24 December | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 24 December are as follows: -

➧ 1524: Portuguese explorer Sailor Vasco da Gama, who traced the sea route from Europe to India, died in Kochi (India).

➧ 1715: Sweden's army occupies Norway.

➧ 1880: Famous Indian freedom fighter, Gandhian and journalist Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramaiya was born.

➧ 1892: Renowned journalist and litterateur Banarsidas Chaturvedi was born.

➧ 1894: First Medical Conference held in Calcutta.

➧ 1924: Indian singer Muhammad Rafi was born.

➧ 1930: Journalist and litterateur Usha Priyamvada was born.

➧ 1962: Soviet Union conducts nuclear test at Novaya Gemlya.

➧ 1986: Lotus Temple was opened for devotees.

➧ 1986: The Consumer Protection Act was passed by the Parliament in India. Therefore, 24 December is celebrated as National Consumer Day in India.

➧ 1987: Tamil actor and politician M.G. Ramachandran died.

➧ 1988: Zainendra Kumar, a famous psychologist and novelist of Hindi literature, passed away.

➧ 1996: Agreement reached to end civil war in Tajikistan.

➧ 2000: Vishwanathan Anand becomes World Chess Champion.

➧ 2002: The Delhi Metro was launched by Shahadra Tis Hazari Line.

➧ 2003: US State Department begins preparations to hand over power in Iraq on June 30, 2004.

➧ 2005: The European Union included an organization named 'Khalistan Zindabad Force' in the terrorist list.

➧ 2007: To discover the mysteries of Mars, the European Space Agency probe Mars completed its four thousand rounds in the orbit of Mars.

➧ 2011: Cuban government announces release of 2900 prisoners.

➧ 2014: It was announced that Bharat Ratna was awarded to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malaviya.

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