Monday, February 15, 2021

History Of 16 February | On This Day In World

History Of 16 February | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 16 February are as follows: - 

➧ 1896: Suryakant Tripathi Nirala, a strong sign of Hindi literature, was born.

➧ 1937: US scientist Wallace Carothers gets a nylon patent. It was initially used to make toothbrushes.

➧ 1938: Renowned Bengali litterateur Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay died.

➧ 1944: Dada Saheb Phalke, the father of Hindi cinema, passed away. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award given in his honor is considered to be the most prestigious honor of cinematography.

➧ 1956: India's great scientist Meghnad Saha passed away. He is remembered for Saha Equation in Science.

➧ 1959: Fidel Castro takes over the rule of Cuba after defeating the forces of dictator General Fulgensio Batista.

➧ 1959: John McEnroe, one of the greatest tennis players, was born. McEnroe is known for his aggressive play on the court in addition to his aggressive play.

➧ 1969: A stamp was issued in his honor on the 100th death anniversary of the famous Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib.

➧ 1971: The highway between West Pakistan and China was formally opened.

➧ 1998: China Airlines plane departing from Bali in Indonesia crashes while landing in Taipei, Taiwan. In addition to all the 197 people aboard the plane, at least 7 people on the ground also lost their lives in the accident.

➧ 2001: A unique shoe museum inaugurated in the Philippine capital Manila. Thousands of pairs of shoes were kept here.

➧ 2005: Kyoto Agreement entered into force. It is an international treaty aimed at environmental protection.

➧ 2010: 23 people, including noted Hindi poet Kailash Vajpayee, English writer Badrinath Chaturvedi and late Maithili writer Manmohan Jha were honored with the Sahitya Akademi Award of the year 2009. While Gujarati writer Shirish J. Panchal refused to take the award.

➧ 2013: A bomb blast in Hazara area of ​​Pakistan left 84 dead and 190 injured.

➧ 2014: At the age of 36, American Bode Miller became the oldest medalist in Olympic alpine skiing history by winning a bronze medal in the Super-G in Sochi.

➧ 2016: China announced that it would move 9,000 people to Guizhou Province before the world's largest telescope (FAST), designed to hunt supernatural life.

➧ 2018: According to the study published in "Current Biology", more than 10,000 orangutans have been killed in Borneo since 1999.

➧ 2018: Emergency declared in Ethiopia in the wake of anti-government protests.

➧ 2019: India's new high-speed train Vande Bharat Express leaves Delhi on its first return journey on Varanasi route.

➧ 2020: 400 civilians evacuated from US by COVID-19-infected cruise ship Diamond Princess at Yokohama port, Japan.

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