Thursday, January 21, 2021

History Of 21 January | On This Day In World

History Of 21 January | On This Day In World




In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 21 January are as follows: - 

1720: The Treaty of Stockholm is signed by Persia and Sweden.

1789: William Hill Brown's book 'The Power of Sympathy' appeared in Boston.

1840: The patent for the English alphabet Telegraph was granted to William Cook and Charles Wheelstone.

1853: The envelope-folding machine was patented by Russell Howes.

1865: An oil well was drilled with torpedoes for the first time.

1924: For the first time in Britain, a Labor Party government is formed, with Racje MacDonald becoming Prime Minister.

1925: Albania declares itself a republic.

1945: Ras Bihari Bose, eminent lawyer and freedom fighter died.

1958: Copyright Act enacted.

1972: The states of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura were established.

1981: All those held hostage at the US Embassy in Tehran are rescued.

1996: Around 400 people died near the Sumatra coast of Indonesia when a boat full of passengers drowned.

2000: Asia's first 'slit liver' transplant takes place in Hong Kong.

2003: Driverless American reconnaissance plane crashes in Pakistan.

2008: India successfully launched an spy satellite of Israel and installed it in Polar Arbit.

2008: Former cricketer Imran Khan and Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf were included in the list of 2007 Hall of Fame Award.

2009: An Air Force training aircraft Suryakikaran crashes in Bidar, Karnataka.

2015: Italian fashion label Gucci named Alessandro Michele as its new creative director.

2019: China's Li Na became the first Asian player to be selected for the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

2020: The "Nature Communications" report reported that the ice age of the world's oldest asteroid impact, found in Yarrabuba, Western Australia, could end.

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