Wednesday, April 7, 2021

History Of 8 April | On This Day In World

History Of 8 April | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 8 April are as follows: -

➧ 1857: Mangal Pandey, a soldier of the Barrackpore Regiment, who was sparking a revolt against the British Government, was hanged.

➧ 1892: Historian Hemchandra Rai Chaudhary was born.

➧ 1894: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, the author of India's national song Vande Mataram, died in Calcutta.

➧ 1924: Indian classical singer Kumar Gandharva was born.

➧ 1929: Revolutionaries Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt hurled bombs in Delhi Assembly Hall and arrested.

➧ 1938: Kofi Annan, the 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations, is born.

➧ 1950: Liaquat-Nehru agreement between India and Pakistan. The agreement was aimed at securing the rights of minorities living in both countries and ending the possibility of war between the two countries in the future.

➧ 1950: Hindi poet Dinesh Kumar Shukla was born.

➧ 1959: Computer engineers meet to create a new programming language 'COBOL'.

➧ 1964: "Gemini-1" launched.

➧ 1973: Spanish painter Pablo Picasso died. He is considered to be possibly the most effective painter of the 20th century.

➧ 1985: Border war started between India and Pakistan, also known as the Second War of Kashmir.

➧ 1985: India files a lawsuit against Union Carbide over the Bhopal disaster.

➧ 1997: Microsoft released Internet Explorer 4 beta.

➧ 2003: US forces bombard Bunker in Baghdad to locate Saddam Hussein in which several civilians died.

➧ 2004: Darfur conflict: Humanitarian ceasefire agreement was signed by the Sudanese government and two rebel groups.

➧ 2008: Governments of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka declared Sikhs as a minority in their state.

➧ 2013: Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died in London. She was the first woman Prime Minister of any European country, not just Great Britain, and the only Prime Minister of Britain in the 20th century, who held this position three times in a row.

➧ 2020: Saudi-backed coalition fighting Houthi fighters in Yemen calls for a ceasefire after five years to stop the spread of COVID-19.

➧ 2020: The World Trade Organization predicts a decline in global trade over the 2008 financial crisis, between 13% and 32% from now.

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