Saturday, April 17, 2021

History Of 18 April | On This Day In World

History Of 18 April | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 18 April are as follows: -

➧ 1859: Tatya Tope was hanged for playing a decisive role in the first revolution of independence of 1857, which brought freedom to the country.

➧ 1898: Damodar Hari Chapekar, one of the revolutionary immortal martyrs of India, died.

➧ 1902: Denmark first begins to enter fingerprints to identify criminals.

➧ 1917: Gandhiji selected Champaran in Bihar to start his Satyagraha movement.

➧ 1950: Vinoba Bhave started the Bhoodan Movement with 80 acres of land in Panchampalli village in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh.

➧ 1955: Renowned scientist Albert Einstein died at the age of 76 in a hospital in Princeton.

➧ 1968: US conducts nuclear test at Nevada test site.

➧ 1971: India's first jumbo jet Boeing-747 arrives in Bombay. It was named Emperor Ashoka.

➧ 1978: Sobha Singh, who built modern New Delhi, died.

➧ 1980: Zimbabwe declares independence from Britain.

➧ 1991: Kerala was declared the first fully literate state in the country.

➧ 1992: Restricted due to apartheid South Africa played the first cricket Test match since 1970.

➧ 1994: West Indies batsman Brian Lara broke Sir Garfield Sobers' record by scoring 375 runs in one day against England.

➧ 1996: Unidentified assailants in Cairo gunned down 17 tourists from Greece and their local guides.

➧ 1999: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee lost the confidence vote by one vote in the Lok Sabha.

➧ 2001: 16 soldiers of India were martyred due to the firing of Bangladesh Army which entered into Indian border.

➧ 2008: Pakistan postpones the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh for a month.

➧ 2008: India and Mexico enter into new agreements in the field of civil aviation and energy.

➧ 2018: "Black Panther" became the first film to appear in a commercial cinema in Saudi Arabia after the cinema reopened in 35 years.

➧ 2020: Based on an investigation, more than 1,000 cases of COVID-19 were found in the French major aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.

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