Wednesday, January 20, 2021

History Of 20 January | On This Day In World

History Of 20 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 20 January are as follows: - 

1817: Hindu College established in Calcutta.

1841: China handed over Hong Kong to Britain in the First Opium War.

1892: Basketball ball was first played in the world.

1920: The Civil Freedom Association is established in America.

1930: Buzz Aldrin, who stepped on the moon, was born. He was the second person to go to the moon.

1945: India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is born.

1957: India's first nuclear reactor 'Apsara' is inaugurated at Trombay.

1957: After India imposed economic sanctions, South Africa announced no facilities for Indian ships.

1969: Bengali student activist Amanullah Asaduzzamman was shot and killed by the East Pakistani Police, which led to the Bangladesh Liberation War.

1974: The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, California.

1988: Bharat Ratna awarded great freedom fighter Khan Abdulgaffar Khan died.

1993: Former Indian soldier Lance Naik Karam Singh, honored Paramveer Chakra died.

2006: Nepal and India extend the duration of the transit treaty by 3 months.

2008: Bollywood actor Dev Anand was awarded the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' for his contribution to Indian cinema.

2008: Nisar Khan, a director of the Intelligence Bureau of Pakistan, was shot dead by unknown people.

2010: Cinematographer V.K., who shot Gurudutt's films, 'Pepper Ke Phool', 'Chaudhvi Ka Chand' and 'Sahab Biwi Aur Ghulam', etc. Murthy was selected for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award. This award was given to a cinematographer for the first time.

2010: Asia Airlines, the largest airline in Japan, declared itself bankrupt.

2010: 'Mobile portability' services launched in India.

2014: Credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans were hacked.

2017: A car climbed onto pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing 6 people and injuring 27 people.

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