Thursday, May 6, 2021

History Of 6 May | On This Day In World

History Of 6 May | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 6 May are as follows: -

1529: Nasrat Shah, the Afghan ruler of Bengal, suffered defeat at the hands of Babur in a battle on the banks of the river Ghaghra.

1840: The world's first gummed stamp 'Penny Black' was used in Great Britain.

1856: Austrian psychologist Sigmund Freud is born.

1857: The British East India Company disbanded the 34th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry. The regiment's soldier Mangal Pandey revolted against British rule.

1861: Freedom fighter and politician Motilal Nehru was born.

1910: George V becomes Emperor of Britain after the death of his father Edward VII.

1940: John Steinbeck receives the Pulitzer Prize for his novel 'The Grapes of Wrath'.

1942: The last contingent of the US Army surrenders to Japan in the Philippines.

1944: Gandhiji was released from Aga Khan Palace in Pune and this was the last jail visit of his life.

1946: Bhulabhai Desai, eminent jurist, prominent parliamentary leader and trusted aide of Mahatma Gandhi, died.

1954: Roger Bannister, a medical student who practiced running for several months in a London garden, set a record for completing a mile in under four minutes. He completed this distance in three minutes 59.9 seconds.

1960: Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong Jones, younger sisters of the Queen of Britain, are married. The wedding ceremony, which was held in Westminster Abbey, London, was watched by nearly two crore people on television.

1964: Khajan Singh, one of the famous swimmers of India, was born.

1976: A massive earthquake in north-eastern Italy killed at least 1000 people. The tremors were felt thrice. The strongest earthquake of these was of magnitude 6.5. The area of ​​the earthquake was so wide that its tremors were felt as far as Poland.

2006: American citizen Lillian Asplund, the last eyewitness to the Titanic's sinking incident, died.

2010: Ajmal Kasab, the only terrorist caught alive out of the terrorists who attacked Mumbai, is sentenced to death.

2013: Walmart became the largest company in the Fortune 500 list in terms of revenue.

2020: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary takes over as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament in Delhi amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

2020: Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa announced a package of Rs 1610 crore for farmers, construction workers, weavers, auto and taxi drivers. The state government also announced that all those who suffered losses due to the lockdown would be compensated.

2020: Former Intelligence Chief Mustafa Al-Kadhimi sworn in as new Iraqi Prime Minister.

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