Monday, January 18, 2021

History Of 18 January | On This Day In World

History Of 18 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 18 January are as follows: - 

1778: James Cook becomes the first European to discover the 'Hawaiian Islands'.

1896: 'X-ray machine' first performed.

1919: The British company 'Bentley Motors Limited', which produces luxury vehicles, is established.

1930: The great writer Rabindranath Tagore visited the Sabarmati Ashram of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.

1951: Lie-catching machine first used in the Netherlands.

1952: Riots erupt against Britain in Egypt.

1955: Sadat Hasan Manto, a famous Urdu poet and writer, died.

1959: Meera Ben (Madeline Slade), an aide of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, leaves India.

1966: Badrinath Prasad, the famous mathematician of India, died.

1972: Cricketer Vinod Kambli was born.

1978: India's best badminton player Aparna Popat was born.

1989: Millions of people demonstrated in Koslovakia in support of freedom of truth and human rights.

1991: Eastern airline was shut down for economic reasons.

1995: ( domain was created.

1997: Miss India became 'Nafisa Joseph'.

2003: Father of famous actor Amitabh Bachchan and famous Hindi language writer and poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan died.

2006: The Supreme Court of the United States stamped the will on death.

2009: 'Bengal Cricket Association' awarded Sourav Ganguly with a gold bat.

2015: AB de Villiers scored the fastest century in ODI cricket history against West Indies in 31 balls.

2018: Lifeguards rescue the first drone of the swimmers in New South Wales, Australia.

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