Sunday, September 26, 2021

History Of 26 September | On This Day In World

History Of 26 September | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 26 September are as follows: -

➧ 1820: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, an Indian social reformer, educationist and freedom fighter, was born.

➧ 1872: The first temple was built in New York City.

➧ 1910: Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai Travancore, an Indian journalist, was arrested after publishing a critique of the government-in-exile.

➧ 1923: Gustav Ritter von Kahr declared independence from Berlin in Bayern.

➧ 1923: Dev Anand, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, was born.

➧ 1932: Former Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh was born. He was the economist and 13th Prime Minister of India.

➧ 1950: United Nations troops captured Seoul from North Korean troops.

➧ 1950: Indonesia joined the United Nations.

➧ 1956: Laxmanrao Kashinath Kirloskar, the famous industrialist of India, died.

➧ 1960: The debate between two US presidential candidates, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, was televised for the first time.

➧ 1973: The supersonic Concorde passenger airplane completed the journey across the Atlantic in a record time of just 3 hours 32 minutes.

➧ 1986: Agreement on Hong Kong was signed between Britain and China.

➧ 2002: France opposed unilateral action on Iraq.

➧ 2004: US decided to provide technology to India for civilian space programmes.

➧ 2007: 62 workers were killed when an under-construction bridge collapsed in the southern city of Cantho, Vietnam.

➧ 2007: Shinzo Abe formally ends his first term as Prime Minister of Japan.

➧ 2009: Poojashree Venkatesha defeated Rashmi Chakraborty in ITF. Won the title of women's tennis tournament.

➧ 2016: First US presidential debate: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump held at Hofstra University.

➧ 2019: 8,00,000 children in Congo were vaccinated by WHO in nine days for measles, the world's biggest pandemic that has killed more than 3,500 people.

➧ 2020: The fourth edition of the biennial Japan-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (JIMEX) began in the North Arabian Sea. The Indian Navy was represented by frigates Chennai, Teg, Tarkash and Fleet Tanker Deepak, while Japanese Navy frigates Kaga and Ikazuchi Drill represented the Japanese side.

➧ 2020: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed Neetu David, one of India's finest female cricketers, as the chairman of the 5-member women's national selection panel in the late 90s and early 2000s.

➧ 2020: India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Denmark in the field of Intellectual Property (IP) cooperation. The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) had signed a MoU with the Danish Patent and Trademark Office, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Financial Affairs, Kingdom of Denmark.

➧ 2020: SBI Card launched its new brand campaign named 'Contactless Connections' with an aim to spread the message that love and care can be shared even in these difficult times, where social distancing is the norm.

➧ 2021: World Environmental Health Day is celebrated globally on 26 September every year. The day is celebrated around the world to highlight the important work of environmental health. Theme of 2021 World Environmental Health Day: Prioritizing environmental health for healthy communities in global recovery.

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