Monday, February 8, 2021

History Of 8 February | On This Day In World

History Of 8 February | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 8 February are as follows: - 

➧ 1705: Aurangzeb launches his last military campaign.

➧ 1785: Warren Hastings leaves India.

➧ 1872: Sher Ali, who is serving the sentence of Kalapani in Andaman, attacked and killed Lord Mayo, Viceroy of India in Cellular Jail.

➧ 1881: Indian civil servant and administrator V.T. Krishnamachari was born.

➧ 1897: Zakir Hussain was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He became the third President of the country.

➧ 1939: James Michael Lyngdoh, the twelfth 'Chief Election Commissioner of India' was born.

➧ 1941: Jagjit Singh, who adorns the Ghazals with his velvet voice with simple words and melodious music, is born.

➧ 1943: Freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose leaves for Japan via a ferry from Germany.

➧ 1963: Cricketer Mohammad Azrudin was born.

➧ 1971: Nasdaq, the world's first electronic stock market, was launched. Nasdaq has been the focus of financial markets on America's Wall Street for nearly five decades.

➧ 1971: The great writer Kanhaiyalal Maniklal Munshi died.

➧ 1986: Prepaid taxi service started for the first time at Delhi Airport.

➧ 1986: Indian woman cricketer Ekta Bisht was born.

➧ 1994: India's great cricketer Kapil Dev broke Richard Hadlee's world record for most wickets by taking 432 wickets in Tests.

➧ 1995: Kalpana Dutt, one of the women revolutionaries who fought for freedom, died.

➧ 2005: A cease-fire between Israel and Palestine is agreed.

➧ 2008: A 2500-year-old city was found during an excavation in 2008 in Shishupalgarh, Odisha.

➧ 2018: Norki Butcher of Japan became the first athlete in history to participate in 8 Winter Olympics in ski jumping qualification before the PyeongChang Games.

➧ 2018: Bangladesh court sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to 5 years in prison on corruption charges.

➧ 2020: A gunman shoots 29 people and injures 57 people at a shopping center in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. The shooter was killed a day later by security forces.

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