Thursday, February 25, 2021

History Of 26 February | On This Day In World

History Of 26 February | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 26 February are as follows: -

➧ 1857: The freedom-fighters in Baharampur, West Bengal, started the first military revolt against the British.

➧ 1886: Narmad, the creator of Gujrati language era, died.

➧ 1887: India's first female doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi died.

➧ 1887: Indian Administrative Officer and politician Benegal Narasimha Rao was born.

➧ 1908: Bangla litterateur Leela Majumdar was born.

➧ 1922: American economist William Baumall is born.

➧ 1937: Manmohan Desai, the popular director and producer of Hindi films, was born.

➧ 1958: Piyali Barua and Diwan Maniram Dutta are hanged due to attempts to re-establish the royal family of Assam.

➧ 1966: Vinod Damodar Savarkar, the great freedom fighter and patriot, died.

➧ 1972: Vikram Earth Satellite Station built in Arvi near Wardha was dedicated to the country by the then President of India VV Giri.

➧ 1975: The country's first kite museum 'Shankar Kendra' was established in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

➧ 1967: Soviet Union conducts underground nuclear test in eastern Kazakhstan.

➧ 1976: US conducts nuclear test at Nevada test site.

➧ 1991: After occupying Kuwait for almost seven months, Iraqi forces were driven out of Kuwait by the US and allied forces. Saddam Hussein announced the withdrawal of his troops from Kuwait on Iraqi radio.

➧ 1993: 6 people were killed and more than 100 injured in a bomb attack on the World Trade Center in New York. The attack surprised the American people as it was the first such attack on a superpower.

➧ 2011: The President of Algeria officially ended the Emergency imposed in the country 19 years ago due to the changing political situation of Arab countries.

➧ 2013: A rocket is launched in Israel from the Gaza Strip, ending a ceasefire implemented since November 2012.

➧ 2019: India launched airstrikes on alleged terrorist camps within Pakistan.

➧ 2019: A day visitor's tax was introduced in the city of Venice, Italy to prevent tourists from staying for more days.

➧ 2020: Saudi Arabia stops foreign pilgrims from arriving at shrines of Mecca and Medina for the first time due to fears of COVID-19.

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