Tuesday, March 16, 2021

History Of 17 March | On This Day In World

History Of 17 March | On This Day In World

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

➧ 1406: Arab historian, sociologist Ibne Khaldun, passed away.

➧ 1845: Stephen Perry of London patented the rubber band.

➧ 1861: Italy unified.

➧ 1905: Albert Einstein completes his scientific paper, expanding his quantum theory of light (one of the foundations of modern physics).

➧ 1927: The US government did not sign the League of Nations disarmament treaty.

➧ 1929: General Motors acquires German auto maker Adam Opel.

➧ 1942: Inauguration of the National Gallery of Art, one of the finest collections of art in the world by President Franklin D. Roosevellet in the US.

➧ 1957: Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay died in an air crash.

➧ 1962: Indian woman astronaut Kalpana Chawla is born. But his official date of birth was changed on 1 July 1961, so that he could qualify for the matriculation examination.

➧ 1969: Golda Mayer becomes Israel's first female Prime Minister.

➧ 1987: Cricketer Sunil Gavaskar retired from Test career.

➧ 1987: IBM launched PC-DOS 3.3 version.

➧ 1990: Saina Nehwal, an Indian female bandmate player, was born. She is the first Indian badminton player to win an Olympic medal and the first Indian to reach the final of the BWF World.

➧ 1994: It is decided by Russia to join NATO's peace cooperation plan.

➧ 1996: Sri Lanka won the title by defeating Australia by seven wickets in the final of the Cricket World Cup.

➧ 1989: Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, the two-time Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, died.

➧ 2004: NASA's Messenger became the first spacecraft to enter the planet's orbit.

➧ 2019: Facebook deleted 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings in the first 24 hours following the attack, although only 1.2 million were closed upon uploading.

➧ 2020: The European Union announced a 30-day ban on entry into its 26 countries for almost all passengers due to COVID-19.

➧ 2020: COVID-19 pandemic makes French Open the first Grand Slam tennis tournament to be postponed; Postponed from 24 May - 7 June to 20 September - 4 October.

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