Tuesday, March 23, 2021

History Of 24 March | On This Day In World

History Of 24 March | On This Day In World


In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 24 March are as follows: -

➧ 1307: The invincible fort of Devagiri (Daulatabad) was captured by Malik Kafur under the leadership of Alauddin Khilji.

➧ 1603: Queen Elizabeth I of England died.

➧ 1837: Black citizens are given the right to vote in Canada.

➧ 1855: First long-distance telegraphic message sent from Calcutta to Agra.

➧ 1863: Famous Indian politician and advocate Satyendra Prasanna Sinha was born.

➧ 1882: Dr. Robert Koch declares that he has detected Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which is responsible for tuberculosis (TB) disease in humans. This is the reason that 24 March is celebrated as 'World Tuberculosis Day' worldwide.

➧ 1937: National Gallery of Art established by Congress.

➧ 1946: British Cabinet Mission led by Lord Pethick Lawrence reached India.

➧ 1972: Britain declares that it will rule Northern Ireland from its center in Westminster.

➧ 1977: Morarji Desai became the fourth Prime Minister of India and formed a non-Congress government in the country for the first time.

➧ 1984: Indian hockey player Adrian D'Souza was born.

➧ 1989: 'Delta Star' satellite tested.

➧ 2007: Matthew Hayden of Australia scored the fastest century in the World Cup.

2008: First general election for Bhutan National Assembly.

➧ 2010: The World Health Organization appointed Craig David as goodwill ambassador against tuberculosis on World Tuberculosis Day.

➧ 2015: Opportunity Rover became the first rover to complete a Martian Marathon.

➧ 2018: Thousands attended the 'March for Our Lives' rally organized to protest violence in Washington, DC and around the world.

➧ 2018: Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft was caught rubbing a camera ball with an object during the third cricket test in Cape Town.

➧ 2020: Indian PM Narendra Modi ordered a 21-day lockdown in India, the world's second most populous country of 1.3 billion people, to deal with COVID-19.

➧ 2020: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games until the summer of 2021 due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

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