Tuesday, March 30, 2021

History Of 31 March | On This Day In World

History Of 31 March | On This Day In World


In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 31 March are as follows: -

➧ 1504: Sikh Guru Angad Dev Ji was born. He was the second Guru of the Sikhs after Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

➧ 1727: Newton, one of the world's greatest physicists, died in London at the age of 84.

➧ 1774: Postal service started in India and first post office opened.

➧ 1865: India's first female doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi was born.

➧ 1867: Prarthana Samaj founded in Mumbai.

➧ 1870: For the first time in America, a black citizen voted. This was a major success in the direction of giving equal rights to blacks.

➧ 1889: The giant Eiffel Tower, which is considered the identity of Paris, was officially opened. This 300-meter-high iron building, built on the occasion of the centenary of the French Revolution, is considered an unmatched example of Gustav Eiffel's technological prowess.

➧ 1917: America purchased the Danish West Indies and renamed it Virgin Island.

➧ 1931: Sardar Purn Singh, one of the distinguished essayists of India, died.

➧ 1934: Famous English and Malayalam writer Kamala Das was born.

➧ 1938: Sheila Dixit, the famous female politician of India and former Chief Minister of Delhi, was born.

➧ 1945: Meera Kumar, the first woman Lok Sabha Speaker, a famous politician, was born.

➧ 1959: Tibetan religious leader Dalai Lama along with 20 of his disciples reached the border of India. He left for Tibet on March 17 on foot from Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, and reached India safely via the Khenziman Pass.

➧ 1964: Electric tram runs for the last time in Bombay.

➧ 1980: America's legendary runner-up Jesse Owens passed away. Owens won four gold medals for his country at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.

➧ 1981: Four of Indonesia's five militants who hijacked a domestic plane were shot down in Bangkok, Thailand. All 55 people aboard the plane remained safe. The terrorists hijacked the plane and took it to Bangkok on 28 March to get 80 people released in Indonesia jails.

➧ 1990: Constitutional creator Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar was awarded posthumously with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award.

➧ 2004: 175 people died in a fire at a nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

➧ 2007: Michael Phelps won six gold medals at the World Swimming Championships.

➧ 2020: British pensioner Bob Vuitton becomes the world's oldest person in 112 years.

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