Wednesday, September 15, 2021

History Of 15 September | On This Day In World

History Of 15 September | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 15 September are as follows: -

➧ 1860: M Visvesvaraya, considered India's greatest engineer, was born. It is celebrated as Engineers' Day in the country.

➧ 1876: Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, an Indian novelist, was born.

➧ 1890: Agatha Christie, who brought to life detective characters such as Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, and Park Pine, was born.

➧ 1905: Dr. Ramkumar Verma, the famous Indian Hindi litterateur, was born.

➧ 1909: C. N. Annadurai, Indian politician and the 7th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, was born.

➧ 1916: Tanks were used in the Battle of the Somme for the first time in World War I.

➧ 1940: During World War II, the British Air Force claimed that it had defeated Hitler's German Air Force.

➧ 1948: INS Delhi, the first flagship of independent India, arrived at the port of Bombay (now Mumbai).

➧ 1951: Communist China occupied Tibet and sent its priests to the Dalai Lama's monastery.

➧ 1959: Doordarshan, India's national broadcasting service, was started.

➧ 1971: Committed to building a greener and more peaceful world, Green Peace was established.

➧ 1981: Vanuatu became a member of the United Nations.

➧ 2000: The 27th Olympic Games were held in Sydney.

➧ 2003: WTO negotiations fail due to the escalation of developing countries over the Singapore issue.

➧ 2004: British citizen Gurinder Chadha was awarded the 'Woman of the Year' award.

➧ 2008: Lehman Brothers, one of America's largest banks, declares itself bankrupt. It was by far the largest bankruptcy in American history.

➧ 2017: Cassini spacecraft collided with Saturn's satellite Titan.

➧ 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the Swachhta Hi Seva program running on a very large scale from 15 September to 2 October through video conferencing from 18 major cities of the country.

➧ 2020: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had approved the establishment of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Darbhanga, Bihar. It will be established under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).

➧ 2020: Lok Sabha had passed the Essential Commodities Act (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The Bill allows the central government to regulate the supply of certain food items only in exceptional circumstances including natural calamities of serious nature, wars, famines and extraordinary price rises.

➧ 2020: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, had given its approval for the Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar-Kharkhoda. The project will be implemented by Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HRIDC) and the estimated completion cost of the project is Rs 5,617 crore.

➧ 2020: Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh mentioned in his statement in Lok Sabha that India and China border issue remains unresolved. He was addressing the Parliament on the India-China border standoff on the LAC in Ladakh.

➧ 2020: The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by the Parliament after it was approved by the Rajya Sabha. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on March 17, 2020. The bill aims to amend the Aircraft Act of 1934 and convert the 3 regulatory bodies under the Ministry of Civil Aviation into statutory bodies. The 3 regulatory bodies include the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Bureau of Civil Aviation Safety.

➧ 2020: Paytm First Games (PFG), a subsidiary of digital financial services platform Paytm, had roped in cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar as its brand ambassador.

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