Tuesday, February 16, 2021

History Of 17 February | On This Day In World

History Of 17 February | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 17 February are as follows: - 

➧ 1670: Shivaji won the Sinhagad fortress occupied by the Mughals.

➧ 1698: Aurangzeb captured the fort of Jinji.

➧ 1792: Famous revolutionary and the spark of the 'Larka Rebellion', Budhu Bhagat was born.

➧ 1864: H.L. during the American Civil War. The submarine named Hanley destroys a warship for the first time.

➧ 1867: The first ship passed through the Suez Canal.

➧ 1878: The first telephone exchange opened in the city of San Francisco.

➧ 1883: Revolutionary Vasudev Balwant, who started an armed struggle against the British Empire, died.

➧ 1915: Gandhiji visited Santiniketan for the first time.

➧ 1931: Lord Irwin welcomed Gandhiji to the Viceroy's residence.

➧ 1943: James Brad Taylor, the first Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, died.

➧ 1954: Known politician and the first Chief Minister of India's newly formed 29th state Telangana. Chandrashekhar Rao was born.

➧ 1972: British Parliament passes resolution to join European Community.

➧ 1988: Karpoori Thakur, freedom fighter and former Chief Minister of Bihar died.

➧ 1993: Rani Gaidinlu, a female freedom fighter from Nagaland, who took the front from the British government, died.

➧ 2007: Veteran Gandhian Smt. Arunaveen Desai passed away in Gujarat.

➧ 2017: Ved Prakash Sharma, a famous Hindi novelist passed away.

➧ 2017: The research journal "GSA Today" announced the discovery of a new mostly underwater gilendia continent in the South Pacific Ocean.

➧ 2020: Supreme Court of India granted equal rights to women in the armed forces.

➧ 2020: General Motors announces that it is retiring the Holden brand in Australia.

➧ 2020: Amazon boss Jeff Bezos promises $ 10 billion to help fight climate change.

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