Friday, January 22, 2021

History Of 22 January | On This Day In World

History Of 22 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 22 January are as follows: -

 1517: Cairo is captured by Turkey.

1673: Postal service begins between Boston and New York.

1760: The British defeated the Franciscans in the Battle of Wandiwash.

1837: Thousands of people died due to earthquake in southern Syria.

1905: In St. Petersburg, Russia, workers are fired on, killing more than 600 people.

1924: Ramsey Macdonald became the first Prime Minister of the Labor Party in Britain.

1963: National Library for the Blind was established in Dehradun.

1965: Steel factory started in Durgapur, West Bengal.

1968: Apollo 5 first flew towards space with a lunar module.

1970: Boeing 747's first commercial flight between London and New York begins.

1972: The entire population of Istanbul is under house arrest for 24 hours.

1973: US Supreme Court gives legal recognition to abortion. The court, under its judgment, allowed women to undergo an abortion within 6 months after becoming pregnant.

1973: Jordan Airlines plane crashes in Nigeria in which about 200 passengers died.

1981: Ronald Reagan sworn in as the 40th President of the United States of America.

1992: Dr. Roberta Bonder became the first neurologist and first female Canadian to go into space.

1996: Scientists at the University of California Observatory discovered two new planets at a distance of about 350,000 light years from Earth.

2003: NASA's spacecraft Pioneer 10 last contacted Earth (the farthest man-made vehicle).

2006: Eva Morales sworn in as President of Bolivia.

2018: Netflix becomes the largest $ 100 billion digital media and entertainment company in the world.

2020: In an effort to control COVID-19, China closed Wuhan city and its 11 million people when 17 official deaths and more than 500 people became ill there.

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