Saturday, January 16, 2021

History Of 16 January | On This Day In World

History Of 16 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 16 January are as follows: - 

1556: Emperor Charles of Spain chooses his son Philip II as his successor.

1681: The grand coronation of Sambhaji, son of Kshatrapati Shivaji, took place at Raigad Fort in Maharashtra.

1761: British troops capture Pondicherry, India from France.

1769: Planned horse racing was organized for the first time in Accra, Calcutta (now Kolkata).

1868: Refrigerator car patented by William Davis, a fish merchant in Detroit.

1920: The manufacture and sale of alcohol was banned in the US, with which the period of ban started in this country.

1938: Eminent Bengali litterateur Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay died.

1943: US Air Force's first air raid on Indonesia's Ambon Island.

1943: Iraq enters World War II, Germany, Italy and Japan declare war.

1947: Vincent Auriol is elected President of France.

1964: Music Hello, Dolly! Opened at the St. James Theater on Broadway, and went on to win ten Tony Awards, he set a record that had survived for 35 years.

1969: Members of space exchanged for the first time between Soviet spacecraft.

1989: Prem Nazir (original name Abdul Khadir), one of the biggest stars of Malayalam cinema, passed away. He holds the world record for playing the lead in 725 films to his name.

2002: The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution banning al-Qaeda.

2005: FBI to tighten Shinkaja on Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Azhar. Asked for help from India.

2006: Socialist leader Michael Bashlet was elected the first female President of Chile.

2013: 24 people died in bomb blasts in Idlib, Syria.

2019: British Prime Minister Theresa May won the trust vote of 306 out of 325 in her government.

2020: US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial begins in the Senate.

2020: Former Sacramento State softball player Alyssa Nakken becomes the first woman to coach in MLB when she was selected as an assistant to the San Francisco Giants.

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