Saturday, February 13, 2021

History Of 14 February | On This Day In World

History Of 14 February | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 14 February are as follows: - 

➧ 1483: Mughal emperor Babur is born.

➧ 1537: Sultan Bahadur Shah of Gujarat died from drowning while escaping from the Portuguese.

➧ 1556: Akbar was made Mughal emperor at the age of just 13 at Kalanaur in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

➧ 1876: Alexander Graham Bell applied for a telephone patent.

➧ 1939: The then administration of Bombay (now Mumbai) proposed liquor ban in the city.

➧ 1952: Late Sushma Swaraj was born. She was a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a foreign minister in the Narendra Modi government.

➧ 1974: A day after the expulsion of Russian writer Alexander Szolentsin, he was charged with treason.

➧ 1975: Famous writer Sir Pelham Graniwal Woodhouse died.

➧ 1989: Iran's religious leader Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa against Rushdie, declaring the book 'Satanic Verses' by British-origin British author Salman Rushdie as a blasphemy and announced a reward for those who killed him.

➧ 1989: Union Carbide Corporation responsible for Bhopal gas scandal agrees to pay compensation to the government.

➧ 1990: An Indian Airlines plane crashes on a golf course in Bangalore. The pilot forgot to identify the runway of the aircraft. Of the 146 people aboard, 97 were killed.

➧ 2005: Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Javed Karim registered a web site called 'You Tube' to share the video, and its popularity today is estimated to be used by about a billion people every month.

➧ 2005: Britain and France withdraw their ambassadors from Nepal after democracy is endangered.

➧ 2005: Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri died in a car bomb blast in Beirut.

➧ 2017: Indian economist B.B. Bhattacharya died.

➧ 2019: After widespread protests, Amazon scrapped plans to build a corporate campus in Long Island, Queens, New York.

➧ 2019: Egyptian Parliament approved measures to enable President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to extend his rule by 2034.

➧ 2019: JP Morgan becomes the first bank to create its own crypto-currency JPM coin.

➧ 2019: 39 security personnel were killed and many injured in a bomb attack on a bus of security personnel in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. The Islamic group Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for the attack.

➧ 2020: More than 800,000 people were displaced from their homes in northwestern Syria amid attacks by pro-Syrian government forces on the previous rebel stronghold.

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