Sunday, January 31, 2021

History Of 31 January | On This Day In World

History Of 31 January | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 31 January are as follows: - 

1561: Bairam Khan, the patron of Mughal emperor Akbar and a loyal commander of the Mughal Sultanate, was assassinated.

1893: The Coca-Cola trademark is patented for the first time in the US. It is counted among the world's most expensive trademarks.

1915: Germany used poisonous gas against Russia during World War I.

1958: The United States sent Xplorer 1 into space as the first spacecraft. With this, America joined the space race.

1961: America sends a chimpanzee into space to study the effect of space on living beings.

1966: Soviet Union sent its first spacecraft Luna 9 to the moon.

1971: Telephone service between East and West Germany was resumed after 19 years.

1971: US launches manned Apollo orbit to the moon.

1983: First dry port started in Kolkata.

1996: A suicide attack in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo killed 91 people and injured more than 1,400.

2001: Libyan citizen Abdul Basit Ali Mohammed Al Megrahi was convicted for the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 explosion. 270 people were killed in the accident.

2005: General Jogidar Jaswant Singh appointed as the Chief of the Indian Army.

2007: Indian steel company Tata Anglo becomes fifth largest company in the world after acquisition of Dutch steel company Corus.

2010: Hollywood's worldwide film 'Avatar' made a new record of two billion dollars.

2017: The Romanian government passed an emergency decision to launch massive protests in Bucharest, releasing prisoners and reducing corruption charges.

2017: US President Donald Trump announced that he is nominating 49-year-old Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

2018: The Trump administration formally suspends the Clean Water Act.

2019: Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmed Shah crowned King of Malaysia for a five-year term.

2019: The leaked Indian government report says that the unemployment rate is at the highest level of 6.1% since 1972-73, which was 2.2% in 2011-12.

2020: The United Kingdom formally withdraws from the European Union (Brexit).

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