Sunday, January 17, 2021

History Of 17 January | On This Day In World

History Of 17 January | On This Day In World




In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 17 January are as follows: - 

1595: The war against Spain is declared by King Henry IV of France.

1601: Mughal emperor Akbar entered the Abhed Fort in Asirgarh.

1852: Britain recognizes the independence of the Transvaal in South Africa.

1888: Babu Gulab Rai, the famous essayist, satirist and litterateur of India was born.

1895: French President Casimir Perrier resigns.

1905: Indian mathematician D.R. Kaprekar was born.

1913: Raymond Poincaré is elected President of France.

1917: US purchased Virgin Islands for $ 25 million.

1941: Freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose left for Germany from Calcutta.

1946: The first meeting of the United Nations Security Council takes place.

1989: Colonel JK Bajaj becomes the first Indian to reach the North Pole.

1991: The Gulf War started as soon as the US, UK, France forces attacked Iraq.

1995: Many people died due to a massive earthquake in Kobe city of Japan.

2007: Australian cricketer Michael Bevan retired from international cricket.

2009: Indian Olympic Association general secretary Randhir Singh resigned from his post.

2010: Death of India's famous Marxist politician Jyoti Basu.

2013: About 40 people died in the serial bomb blasts in Iraq.

2013: Japan revealed plans to build the world's largest wind farm near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

2019: Indian spiritual leader Ram Rahim Singh and two associates were sentenced to jail for the murder of a journalist who exposed sexual abuse in the sect.

2019: A car bomb explodes outside the National Police Academy in Bogota, Colombia, killing at least 8 people and injuring 41 people.

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