Saturday, January 23, 2021

History Of 23 January | On This Day In World

History Of 23 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 23 January are as follows: - 

1565: After the battle of Talikota, the thriving Hindu empire Vijayawada collapsed.

1664: Shivaji's father Shahuji Bhonsle passed away.

1814: Cunningham, called the "Father of Archaeological Exploration of India", was born.

1897: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born in India, who was the founder of revolution against the British rule.

1920: Air transport and air mail service started.

1926: Bal Thackeray, who understands the pulse of Maharashtra's politics, was born. They formed the regional party Shiv Sena and made their way to the corridors of power.

1965: Durgapur Steel Plant started functioning.

1971: At the Commonwealth of Nations Conference in Singapore, the Declaration on the Commonwealth's ideals was amended, paving the way for Britain to sell arms to South Africa.

1973: The declaration of the Vietnam Peace Accord by US President Richard Nixon, and with it the end of the longest war fought by the US. The ceasefire came into force from 27 January.

1976: The missing city of Gautam Buddha, Kapilavastu, was discovered after excavation.

1977: The Janata Party is formed by joining several political parties to contest general elections against Indira Gandhi-led Congress.

1989: Hundreds of people died in a powerful earthquake in Tajikistan.

1996: First version of Java Programming Language released.

1997: Madeleine Albright takes over as foreign minister in President Bill Clinton's government. She was the first female foreign minister of the United States.

2002: American journalist Daniel Pearl is kidnapped from Karachi, Pakistan. He was later murdered.

2009: Ban on display of smoking scenes in films and television programs is lifted.

2013: A mosque suicide bombing in Tuj Khoramato, Iraq, killed 23 people.

2016: An outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil led to the announcement in Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador and Jamaica that women be recommended to delay pregnancies of up to 2 years.

2019: Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guado declared himself president amid widespread violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro's regime.

2020: The "Scientific Report" published that the voice of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian priest made by his vocal tract 3D printing scientists.

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