Monday, April 19, 2021

History Of 20 April | On This Day In World

History Of 20 April | On This Day In World

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

➧ 1862: Frenchman Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard complete the first pasteurization test.

➧ 1878: Maulvi Abdul Haq, the father of Urdu, was born.

➧ 1887: Georges Bouton won the world's first motor race on a steam-powered quadricycle, a motor race organized by the French newspaper Le Vélocipède.

➧ 1889: German dictator Adolf Hitler is born.

➧ 1912: Bram Stoker, the Irish novelist who wrote Count Dracula's character, died.

➧ 1914: Famous Oriya litterateur Gopinath Mohanty was born.

➧ 1920: Famous bhajan singer Juthika Roy was born.

➧ 1939: In Germany, the fifty-fifth birthday of the dictator Adolf Hitler was celebrated as National Day.

➧ 1946: The League of Nations, the predecessor of the United Nations, was disbanded.

➧ 1950: Chandrababu Naidu, a famous politician and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, was born.

➧ 1953: Sick war prisoners were exchanged between Korea and the United Nations Army.

➧ 1960: India's famous flute player Pannalal Ghosh died.

➧ 1965: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma was born.

➧ 1972: The Apollo-16 expedition landed on the moon after struggling for six hours. The team of John Young and Charles Duke became the fifth team in history to land on the moon.

➧ 1997: Indra Kumar Gujral became the 12th Prime Minister of the country.

➧ 2004: Komal Kothari, a person from Rajasthan who dedicated to compilation and research of Rajasthani folk songs and stories etc.,  died.

➧ 2008: The first South Korean astronaut Yi So-yeon returned safely to Earth after spending nine days on the International Space Station.

➧ 2010: The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, killing 11 people. The ring started sinking, causing a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (environmental disaster).

➧ 2011: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) satellite launch vehicle 'PSLV' successfully installed three satellites into space.

➧ 2020: For the first time in history the US oil price goes negative - West Texas Intermediate, the benchmark for US oil, fell to minus $ 37.63 per barrel.

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