Saturday, December 26, 2020

History Of 27 December | On This Day In World

History Of 27 December | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 27 December are as follows: -

➧ 1571: Germany mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler is born.

➧ 1797: Famous Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib was born in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

➧ 1822: French physician and chemist Louise Pasteur is born.

➧ 1825: Construction of the first public railway with steam locomotives was completed between Stockton and Darlington, England.

➧ 1861: First public bid for tea concluded in Calcutta (now Kolkata).

➧ 1911: 'Jana Gana Mana' was sung for the first time during the Calcutta (now Kolkata) session of the Indian National Congress.

➧ 1934: The Shah of Persia announced the renaming of Persia to Iran.

➧ 1945: International Monetary Fund is established with 29 member countries.

➧ 1949: The Netherlands officially acknowledged Indonesia's independence.

➧ 1960: France conducts third nuclear test in Africa's Sahara Desert.

➧ 1966: The world's longest cave 'Cave of Swallows' was discovered in Aquisamon, Mexico.

➧ 1968: The first manned mission to orbit the Moon landed in the Apollo-8 Pacific Ocean.

➧ 1975: 372 people died in the Chasnala coal mine accident in Dhanbad.

➧ 1979: Soviet Army invades Afghanistan.

➧ 1985: Vienna and Rome airports in Europe were attacked by extremists, killing at least 16 people and injuring more than a hundred.

➧ 2002: The first human clone named 'Eve' was born in the United States.

➧ 2007: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was shot dead near Rawalpindi.

➧ 2008: 'Taare Zameen Par' won the Best Film Award at the V. Shantaram Awards ceremony.

➧ 2012: NASA plans to catch a 500-ton asteroid in 2025.

➧ 2015: Iraqi forces seize IS in Ramadi city (ISIS captured for the first time in May).

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