Wednesday, January 13, 2021

History Of 14 January | On This Day In World

History Of 14 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 14 January are as follows: - 

1551: Abul Fazl, one of the Navratnas of Akbar, was born in the Mughal period.

1724: King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne for his 16-year-old son Louis I.

1741: Third battle of Panipat begins between Marathas and Afghan ruler Ahmed Shah Abdali.

1742: England's most famous astronomer Edmund Haley, who introduced the world to Haley Comet, died.

1758: The King of England gave the East India Company the right to retain the property won in battle in India.

1760: French General Lely handed over Puducherry to the British.

1898: Joey Darling hits his first six of a Test match.

1907: More than 1000 people died in the devastating earthquake in Kingston, the capital of the Caribbean country of Jamaica.

1926: Mahasweta Devi, an eminent writer and social worker, was born.

1969: The southern state of India, Madras, was renamed Tamil Nadu.

1974: World Football League is established.

1977: Narayan Karthikeyan, the first Indian to fill the Formula One race, was born.

1994: For the first time in 300 years, a member of Britain's royal family adopted Catholicism. The Duchess of Kent became a member of the Catholic Church in a private service.

1999: India's first state-of-the-art 'air traffic complex' dedicated to the nation of Delhi.

2009: Government announces 100% foreign investment with facsimile (per) editions of foreign letters.

2011: Tunisia's President Zayn al-Abidin bin Ali fled the country to Saudi Arabia after mass protests and revolution.

2012: A suicide attack in Basra, Iraq, killed 53 and injured 130 people.

2015: The floods in Mozambique and Malawi killed 63 people and left 70,000 homeless.

2019: US President Donald Trump refuses to be described as a Russian spy in New York magazine. The FBI launched an investigation against him and the Washington Post raised issues in a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

2020: Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired by Houston Astro in a sign-theft case amid Major League Baseball investigation; Cora was the Astros' bench coach before moving to Boston.

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