Friday, March 12, 2021

History Of 13 March | On This Day In World

History Of 13 March | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 13 March are as follows: -

➧ 1781: Astronomer William Herschel discovers the planet Arun or Uranus.

➧ 1800: Nana Fadnavis, a politician who once again reached the summit of the Maratha Empire by his own merit, died.

➧ 1878: Passed the Indian Press Act (Vernacular Press Act) for Indian languages. The very next day, Amrit Bazar Patrika was published as an English letter.

➧ 1881: Russian ruler Alexander II is assassinated.

➧ 1892: Bombay-Tansa Water Works opened.

➧ 1940: Former Punjab Governor-General Michael O Dyer was shot to death by Udham Singh alias Mohammad Singh Azad in London. This was seen as a retaliation for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

➧ 1956: New Zealand wins its first victory 26 years after being awarded the status of playing Test cricket.

➧ 1963: It was announced to confer Arjuna Award to the players for their outstanding performances in various sports.

➧ 1964: Turkey threatens an attack against Cyprus.

➧ 1971: Famous Hindi poet Atma Ranjan was born.

➧ 1980: Varun Gandhi, a young politician, and son of Sanjay Gandhi was born.

➧ 1992: An earthquake in Turkey killed about 500 people and left thousands homeless.

➧ 1996: Cricket World Cup semi-final match between India and Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens in Kolkata was quite dramatic. The audience of more than one lakh 10 thousand people got upset with the defeat of India being considered and came down to Hooddang. India had lost eight wickets for 120 runs in response to Sri Lanka's 252 runs. The pitch was such that the batsmen had no change. The ICC declared Sri Lanka the winner due to the fiasco. Although his victory was certain.

➧ 1997: Sister Nirmala was elected as the Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity as the successor to Mother Teresa.

➧ 2004: Famous sitar maestro Ustad Vilayat Khan, a great personality of Indian classical music, passed away.

➧ 2013: Pope Francis is elected as the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church.

➧ 2018: National Geographic magazine considered its previous coverage to be racist in terms of giving marks 50 years after the death of Martin Luther King Jr.

➧ 2019: Six including five students were killed during a shootout at a school in Sujano, near São Paulo, Brazil.

➧ 2020: US President Donald Trump declares a national emergency and announces $ 50 billion to fight COVID-19.

➧ 2020: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates removed his name from the company's board to focus on philanthropic activities.

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