Tuesday, September 21, 2021

History Of 21 September | On This Day In World

History Of 21 September | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 21 September are as follows: -

➧ 1743: Raja Sawai Jai Singh, the brave and very diplomatic king of Amer, passed away.

➧ 1857: Bahadur Shah II surrendered to the British.

➧ 1905: Uchharangrai Navalshankar Dhebar, Indian freedom fighter and Chief Minister of Saurashtra state from 1948 to 1954, was born.

➧ 1928: The magazine 'My Wickly Reader' was launched.

➧ 1942: The Boeing B-29 Superfortress made its first flight.

➧ 1949: Communist leaders in China announced the People's Republic of China Party, the largest political party in China.

➧ 1964: Malta gained independence from Britain.

➧ 1966: Famous Indian swimmer Mihir Sen made another record by crossing the Bay of Basphorus.

➧ 1984: Brunei joined the United Nations.

➧ 1985: Amarnath Vidyalankar, Indian freedom struggle fighter, journalist, social worker and MP, passed away.

➧ 1991: Armenia gained independence from the Soviet Union.

➧ 2000: The Liberal Democratic Friends of India Society was established for better relations between India and Britain.

➧ 2001: Fighting began in Afghanistan between the ruling Taliban regime and the Northern Alliance.

➧ 2004: The US lifted economic sanctions on Libya.

➧ 2007: Oil production started in Reliance's Krishna Godavari basin.

➧ 2011: A team of international scientists led by the University of Australia succeeded in discovering 16 genes responsible for high blood pressure.

➧ 2017: Andre Ward, the unified light heavyweight champion and the world's top pound-for-pound boxer, announced his retirement.

➧ 2020: For the first time, two women officers joined the helicopter stream of the Indian Navy as "observers" (Airborne Tactics). These women officers were the first batch of women air fighters to be operated from warships. The entry of women officers was earlier restricted to fixed wing aircraft of the Indian Navy.

➧ 2020: Emmy Awards 2020 live hosted by Jimmy Kimmel from an empty Los Angeles Staples Center with the nominees attending the show live from their homes. The famous sitcom Schitt's Creek took home the most awards in a single season, taking home 7 Primetime Awards and 9 Emmys.

➧ 2020: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by the Parliament. The bill aims to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 to resolve insolvency in companies and individuals as well.

➧ 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nine highway projects and optical fiber internet services in Bihar. Optical fiber services are being provided under "Ghar Tak Fiber" scheme. These services are to be performed with the joint efforts of the Common Service Centre.

➧ 2020: Novak Djokovic beat Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 7-6, 5-3 to win the 2020 men's singles Italian Open title and his fifth overall Rome title. In women's singles, Simona Halep defeated champion Karolina Pliskova 6–0, 2–1 to win her first Italian Open title.

➧ 2020: Ang Rita Sherpa of Nepal, the first person to climb Mount Everest 10 times, passed away. He climbed the world's tallest mountain between 1983 and 1996, all without bottled oxygen. Hence he was also known as "Snow Leopard" for his climbing skills.

➧ 2020: India and Maldives launched the first direct cargo ferry service to boost trade between the two countries. The cargo ferry service connected Indian ports of Tuticorin and Cochin ports to Kulhudhuhfushi and Male ports in Maldives.

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