Wednesday, December 30, 2020

History Of 31 December | On This Day In World

History Of 31 December | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 31 December are as follows: -

1600: British East India Company was established.
1691: Robert Boyle, the world's best physicist and chemist, died.
1744: English astronomer James Bradley announces the discovery of the dramatic movement of the Earth.
1802: Maratha Peshwa Bajirao II came under the protection of the British.
1827: John Walker was invented by the British inventor John Walker.
1857: Queen Victoria made Ottawa the capital of Canada.
1911: Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
1916: Douglas Haig was promoted to Field Marshal of the British Army.
1925: Hindi writer Shrilal Shukla, born for satire, was born.
1949: 18 countries of the world recognized Indonesia.
1962: Netherlands leaves New Guinea, an island in the Southwest Pacific Ocean.
1964: Donald Campbell set the world record for the fastest speed in the water by sitting in his jet boat.
1986: 97 people were killed and 140 were injured in a fire at the DuPont Plaza Hotel in Puerto Rico, San Juan.
1999: Boris Yeltsin resigns as President of Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin appointed as Executive Chairman.
2004: 175 people died in a fire at a nightclub in Buenos Aires (Argentina).
2014: At least 36 people were killed and 49 others injured in a stampede on New Year's Eve in Shanghai, China.
2014: Beji Caid Essebsi sworn in as Tunisia's first independently elected president.
2017: Indian film star Rajinikanth announced that he is entering politics.
2018: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina won a third term in Bangladesh elections in which 17 people were killed in violent clashes.
2019: On 29 December, following a US airstrike against the Iranian-backed Iraqi militia, Qatib Hezbollah, Iraqi militiamen and protesters broke the outer wall of the US embassy in Baghdad.

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