Friday, February 12, 2021

History Of 13 February | On This Day In World

History Of 13 February | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 13 February are as follows: - 

➧ 1832: Famous revolutionary Budhu Bhagat died.

➧ 1856: East India Company occupies Awadh along with Lucknow.

➧ 1879: Sarojini Naidu, the first female governor of the state of India, was born. He actively participated in the freedom struggle of the country.

➧ 1911: The great revolutionary and romantic poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz was born.

➧ 1915: Gopal Prasad Vyas, one of the famous poets, writers and litterateurs of India, was born.

➧ 1916: Indian Army Commander Jagjit Singh Arora was born.

➧ 1945: The Soviet Union captures the Hungarian capital of Budapest after a 49-day war with Germany. One lakh 59 thousand people died in the war.

➧ 1959: The sale of Barbie doll started and this slim slim pretty doll became the first choice of girls all over the world.

➧ 1960: France tests first atomic bomb in Sahara desert.

➧ 1966: Soviet Union conducts nuclear test in eastern Kazakhstan.

➧ 1991: US bombers bombard Iraq's capital Baghdad. Iraq accused it of targeting the residential area, while the US denied it and called it a military bunker.

➧ 1997: Joseph Stiglitz became the Chief Economist of the World Bank.

➧ 2001: An earthquake in the Central American country of El Salvador killed at least 400 people. The earthquake measured 6.6 on the Richter scale.

➧ 2010: Afghanistan, US and UK forces embark on an extensive campaign to liberate the Mazarah region of Afghanistan from Taliban occupation.

➧ 2010: 10 people were killed and over 60 injured in a bomb blast at a German bakery in Pune, India.

➧ 2018: Israeli police report recommends the trial of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery, fraud and treachery charges.

➧ 2018: South Africa declared a three-year drought a national disaster, although Cap Town's "Day Zero" was pushed forward until 4 June.

➧ 2019: NASA confirmed that Mars Opportunity Rover's mission ended after 15 years due to sandstorm damaging communications.

➧ 2020: January 2020 was the hottest in recorded history according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

➧ 2020: A fire at a US orphanage near Port-a-Prince, Haiti, killed 15 children.

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