Sunday, February 14, 2021

History Of 15 February | On This Day In World

History Of 15 February | On This Day In World


In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 15 February are as follows: - 

➧ 1564: Italian astronomer and mathematician Galileo was born.

➧ 1869: Mirza Ghalib, the famous Urdu poet, died.

➧ 1903: Morris Mikhtom launched two soft toys made by himself in the name of 'Teddy'.

➧ 1922: Naresh Mehta, the celebrated poet of Hindi, was awarded the Jnanpith Award.

➧ 1924: Indian sculptor and mural painter K.G. Subramanian was born.

➧ 1948: Famous poetess Subhadra Kumari Chauhan died.

➧ 1949: Radha Vallabh Tripathi, an eminent Sanskrit litterateur, was born.

➧ 1961: A Belgian plane crashes shortly before landing at Brussels Airport. Among the 73 people who died were 17 members of the US figure skating team.

➧ 1965: Officially adopted the white and red striped background flag with a red leaf on the white part after the Royal Declaration in Canada.

➧ 1967: Election for the fourth Lok Sabha in India was successfully completed.

➧ 1971: Israel declared its intention to build residential projects in the area it occupied in 1967 despite international opposition.

➧ 1978: Leon Spinks defeated Mohammed Ali to claim the World Heavyweight Boxing title.

➧ 1989: The last contingent of the then Soviet Union army returns from Afghanistan.

➧ 2008: Cyclist Mark Beaumont of Scotland set a new world record of cycling the world by cycling 29,000 kilometers in 195 days.

➧ 2008: The first conference of Naval Chiefs of the coastal countries of the Indian Ocean was held in New Delhi.

➧ 2010: Armed Maoists attacked the Silda camp in West Midnapore district of West Bengal and killed 24 soldiers.

➧ 2017: Indian space rocket PSLV-C37 successfully launched 104 satellites in a single flight.

➧ 2019: US President Donald Trump declares a national emergency to raise funds to build a border wall after signing a bipartisan spending agreement to avoid a second government shutdown.

➧ 2019: An employee fired from Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois opened fire, killing five people and injuring six.

➧ 2020: To prevent the spread of Kovid-19, Beijing orders people living in self-quarantine for 14 days to return to the city after the Lunar New Year holiday.

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