Friday, March 19, 2021

History Of 20 March | On This Day In World

History Of 20 March | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 20 March are as follows: -

➧ 1351: Sultan Mohammad bin Tughlaq of Delhi died.

➧ 1602: Dutch East India Company was established.

➧ 1615: Dara Shikoh, the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, was born.

➧ 1800: Alessandro Volta reports about the discovery of electric batteries.

➧ 1904: CF Andrews came to India to join the freedom movement with Mahatma Gandhi.

➧ 1916: Albert Einstein's theory of relativity was published.

➧ 1952: Tennis player Anand Amritraj was born.

➧ 1956: Tunisia gets independence from France.

➧ 1966: Indian singer Alka Yagnik was born. She is known in Indian cinema for a career spanning over four decades.

➧ 1966: The Football World Cup, placed for exhibition in the Central Hall of London Westminster, was stolen.

➧ 1970: Jaipal Singh Munda, a member of the Constituent Assembly and a famous hockey player, died. He captained the Indian field hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.

➧ 1972: Jammu and Kashmir leader Premnath Dogra died. Prem Nath Dogra was a leader of Jammu and Kashmir who worked for the total integration of the state with India.

➧ 1973: Indian first golfer Arjun Atwal was born.

➧ 1977: Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was defeated in the Lok Sabha elections.

➧ 2013: The world's first Liberal Science Award, founded by Julia and Yuri Milner, was awarded the first breakthrough prize of $ 3 million in the fields of mathematics, life sciences, and physics.

➧ 2014: Writer journalist Khushwant Singh died.

➧ 2016: Barack Obama became the first US President to visit Cuba for 3 days since 1928.

➧ 2017: The Indian rivers Yamuna and Ganga are declared "living entities" by the court of Uttarakhand state.

➧ 2019: According to the annual World Happiness Report, Finland is the happiest country in the world, South Sudan is the least happy country in the world.

➧ 2020: The Supreme Court of India sentenced four men to death for the murder and gang rape of a woman who was on a bus in New Delhi in 2012, the first hanging in the country since 2013.

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