Sunday, January 24, 2021

History Of 24 January | On This Day In World

History Of 24 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 24 January are as follows: - 

1556: An earthquake in China's Shanxi province killed more than eight million people.

1826: The first Indian barrister Gyanendra Mohan Tagore was born.

1857: University of Calcutta established.

1859: Oil first dug for oil up to 230 m depth came out.

1914: Shahnawaz Khan, the officer of 'Azad Hind Fauj' was born.

1924: Karpoori Thakur, freedom fighter and former Chief Minister of Bihar was born.

1950: 'Jana Gana Mana' was accepted as the national anthem of India. Rajendra Prasad was elected the first President of the Republic of India.

1951: Prem Mathur became the first female pilot to get a commercial license.

1957: The United Nations Security Council reiterates its call to hold a referendum there to decide the future of Kashmir.

1965: Prime Minister of India Lal Bahadur Shastri dedicated the Sharavati Hydro Electric Project in Jog, Mysore (now Karnataka) to the nation. It was said to be India's largest power project at the time with US assistance.

1965: Sir Winston Churchill died at his home in London at the age of 90.

1966: Homi Jahangir Bhabha, the famous Indian scientist and father of the country's nuclear program, died. His death was a big loss for the country.

1966: 117 people killed in the crash of Air India aircraft Boeing 707.

2004: The robotic rover 'Opportunity', sent in mid-2003 to explore the surface of Mars, landed on Mars.

2006: Google launched a new search engine for China according to the censorship laws of Google. Announced to create, which will not feature email and blogs.

2006: Walt Disney International and Bob Iger announced that it was buying computer animation film studio Pixar for $ 7.4 billion.

2008: National Girl's Day was started to celebrate.

2009: Second boypass surgery of then Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh. Earlier, he underwent boypass surgery in 1990 and angioplasty in 2003.

2011: Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, legendary singer and composer of Hindustani classical music, passed away.

2019: US government recognizes Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guado as the country's president.

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