Saturday, December 26, 2020

History Of 26 December | On This Day In World

History Of 26 December | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 26 December are as follows: -

➧ 1530: The Mughal emperor Babur died.

➧ 1606: Shakespeare introduced his popular play King Lear to the court of King James I of England for the first time.

➧ 1748: Agreement on southern Holland was signed between France and Austria.

➧ 1831: Poet Henry Lewis Vivian Derozio died in Calcutta (now Kolkata).

➧ 1899: Udham Singh, the great fighter and revolutionary of the freedom struggle of India, was born.

➧ 1904: The country's first cross country motorcar rally between Delhi and Mumbai is inaugurated.

➧ 1906: The world's first feature film, The Story of the Cali Gang, is released.

➧ 1914: Baba Amte, a prominent and respected social worker of India, was born.

➧ 1925: Communist Party of India was established.

➧ 1929: Gujarati litterateur Tarak Mehta was born.

➧ 1976: Yashpal, a famous Hindi writer and essay writer, died.

➧ 1977: Soviet Union conducts nuclear test in eastern Kazakh region.

➧ 1978: Former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi was released from prison.

➧ 1982: Time Magazine's Award, Man of the Year was awarded to non-humans, computers for the first time.

➧ 1997: Orissa's main party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), was founded by Naveen Patnaik, the son of senior politician Biju Patnaik.

➧ 2004: Tsunamis wreaked havoc in India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Maldives and surrounding areas after a powerful earthquake. Two hundred and thirty thousand people died.

➧ 2006: Shane Warne made history in international Test cricket with 700 wickets.

➧ 2012: The world's longest high-speed rail route was built from Beijing, the capital of China, to another major city of Guangzhou.

➧ 2018: American Colin O'Brady becomes the first person to cross Antarctica and Ross arrives in the ice shelf after 54 days.

➧ 2019: 'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse was observed in South, East Asia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines.

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