Monday, March 1, 2021

History Of 2 March | On This Day In World

History Of 2 March | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 2 March are as follows: -

➧ 1498: Portugal's traveler Vasco de Gama and his fleet reached the island of Mozambique during their first voyage towards India.

➧ 1807: US Congress passes a law prohibiting the importation of slaves into the country. It is considered an important step towards the abolition of slavery.

➧ 1869: Harcourt Butler, the first governor of Uttar Pradesh died before independence.

➧ 1931: Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, known for initiating reforms, paved the way for the end of the Cold War.

➧ 1932: Politician Basant Singh Khalsa was born.

➧ 1949: Sarojini Naidu, who played a leading role in the Indian independence movement and became the first female governor of Uttar Pradesh and known as 'Bharat Kokila', passed away.

➧ 1969: Concorde, the supersonic aircraft of Britain, made its first successful flight. It was reported that the aircraft can be flown at a speed of 2080 kilometers per hour.

➧ 1970: Prime Minister of Rhodesia Ian Smith declared the country a republic, ending his last contact with the British Empire.

➧ 1981: The small planet 5020 Asimov was discovered, named after the sci-fi writer Issac Asimov.

➧ 1991: A car bomb blast in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo killed a total of 19 people, including the country's Deputy Minister of Defense Ranjan Vijayaratne.

1992: US swimmer Anita Hall broke the 200-meter breaststroke world record twice a day at the US Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.

➧ 1995: Agreement between the two countries to end the ongoing conflict between Peru and Ecuador.

➧ 1996: Despite Sachin Tendulkar scoring 137 runs in India's 272–3, Sri Lanka won the Cricket World Cup match by 6 wickets in Delhi; In which Sanath Jayasuriya scored 79 and Hassan Tillakaratne scored 70 runs.

➧ 1997: Saudi Arabia's billionaire prince Al-Walid bin Talal acquires 5% of Apple.

➧ 2006: The historic nuclear agreement between India and the US was concluded in New Delhi.

➧ 2008: 42 people were killed and 58 were injured when a bomb exploded in a meeting of tribal elders called to consider the formation of force against local terrorists in Dera Adamkhel, Pakistan.

➧ 2016: American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornianko return to Earth after nearly a year (340 days), setting an ISS record.

➧ 2017: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions distanced himself from investigations of Trump campaign contacts with Russia after revelations of meeting with Russia ambassador.

➧ 2020: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey could not implement the 2016 agreement with the European Union to stop migrants entering Europe and warned millions.

➧ 2020: Russian President Vladimir Putin proposes a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

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