Friday, April 23, 2021

History Of 23 April | On This Day In World

History Of 23 April | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 23 April are as follows: -

➧ 1616: William Shakespeare died.

➧ 1660: Olivea Treaty is agreed between Sweden and Poland.

➧ 1661: British Emperor Charles II is crowned in London.

➧ 1751: Gilbert Eliot Minto, Governor General of the East India Company, is born.

➧ 1858: Renowned Indian scholar woman and social reformer Pandita Ramabai was born.

➧ 1927: Annapurna Devi, the only woman to play the Surabhar instruments, was born.

➧ 1981: Soviet Union conducts underground nuclear test.

➧ 1984: Scientists find out about the AIDS virus.

➧ 1985: The Coca-Cola Company introduced a new formulated cold drink (soft drink) called New Coke, which was prepared to replace the company's main beverage, but within three months the new drink was to be returned. Taken and the old drink was re-marketed as Coca Cola Classic.

➧ 1987: Supreme Court orders widows to share in property.

➧ 1992: Satyajit Ray, one of India's best film directors, passed away.

➧ 1993: Three days of voting began on a referendum about independence from Ethiopia in Eritrea, a small country in East Africa, after a long history of foreign rule and decades of conflict.

➧ 1995: World Book Day started.

➧ 2005: First video uploaded to YouTube website. The video was about YouTube founder Javed Karim's visit to the San Diago Zoo. Within a year, about 10 crore videos were uploaded on this site.

➧ 2010: English Language Day was celebrated for the first time. Since then, English Language Day is celebrated on 23 April every year. English Language Day was established in 2010 by the United Nations Department of Public Information. The purpose of this day is to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.

➧ 2013: West Indies explosive batsman Chris Gayle hit the fastest century in cricket history in just 30 balls.

➧ 2019: The world's first malaria vaccine was introduced in Malawi. The campaign was launched by the WHO in Malawi giving partial protection to children.

➧ 2020: China announced a US $ 30 million donation to the global health agency World Health Organization (WHO) in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made after America's decision not to fund the WHO.

➧ 2020: Manipur celebrates Khongjom Day. The day is celebrated to pay tribute to the warriors who fought in the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891, which was an armed conflict between the Manipur Empire and the British Government.

➧ 2020: Kuala Lumpur was officially recognized as this year's UNESCO World Book Capital (KLWBC 2020) for organizing World Book Day, with an online launch ceremony.

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