Friday, September 17, 2021

History Of 17 September | On This Day In World

History Of 17 September | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 17 September are as follows: -

➧ 1598: Mauritius was discovered by a sailor from the Netherlands.

➧ 1789: Mimas, a satellite of Saturn, was discovered by English astronomer William Herschel, using his 40-foot reflector telescope.

➧ 1867: Gaganendranath Tagore, the famous Indian caricature painter (cartoonist) was born.

➧ 1872: Freedom fighter Vamanrao Baliram Lakhe was born.

➧ 1879: E. V. Ramasamy Nayakar alias Periyar, Tamil Indian freedom fighter, politician and social activist, was born.

➧ 1915: Maqbool Fida Husain, the famous painter of India, was born.

➧ 1922: Dutch cyclist Piet Moeskops became world champion.

➧ 1923: The fire in Berkeley caused great destruction in California. About 640 buildings were engulfed in fire, including 584 densely built homes in the north neighborhood of the University of California campus.

➧ 1948: The princely state of Hyderabad was merged with India.

➧ 1949: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a South Indian political party, was founded by C. N. Annadurai.

➧ 1950: Indian politician and current honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi was born. He is the Prime Minister since 2014. The current chairman of NITI Aayog is also Modi ji, because the post of the chairman of NITI Aayog is that of the Prime Minister.

➧ 1956: Indian Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) was formed.

➧ 1957: Malaysia joined the United Nations.

➧ 1974: Bangladesh, Grenada and Guinea-Bissau join the United Nations.

➧ 1986: Indian spinner R. Ashwin was born.

➧ 1999: Osama bin Laden declared Jihad against India. Bin Laden was killed in 2011 during an operation by the US military.

➧ 2011: The Wall Street siege movement was launched in Zuccotti Park, New York.

➧ 2017: P V Sindhu became the first Indian to win the Korea Open Super Series.

➧ 2020: Lok Sabha passed two agriculture bills amid protests from a section of opposition parties and agricultural organisations. The two bills included the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Agricultural Services Bill, 2020 and the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020.

➧ 2020: India was ranked at 116th position in the latest edition of the World Bank's annual Human Capital Index. The index shows the major components of human capital in all countries.

➧ 2020: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated India's first exclusive private jet terminal at Indira Gandhi International Airport. This terminal will handle flight operations of private jets.

➧ 2020: Four major cities of India – New Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Hyderabad had shown a decline in the ranking of the Global Smart Cities Index. Singapore topped the index. Smart City Index 2020 was released by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in collaboration with the Singapore University for Technology and Design (SUTD).

➧ 2020: Tamil Nadu based leading Indian Ayurveda doctor, P R Krishnakumar passed away. He was the Founder and Managing Director of the prestigious Coimbatore Arya Vaidya Pharmacy (AVP) as well as the Chancellor of the renowned Avinashilingam University in Coimbatore.

➧ 2020: US President Donald Trump had said that he was not ready to sign any deal regarding the sale of Chinese video app TikTok until he looks at the offer. Trump had said that the deal should be 100 percent as far as national security is concerned.

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