History -18 February 2019

Important events of February 18

  • 1614 – Jahangir captured Mewar
  • 1695 – French explorer La Selle settled in Texas.
  • 1884 – British troops headed by Charles Golden arrived in Sudan
  • 1900 – In the South African War, Pie Crowns put weapons in front of British forces.
  • 1905- Shamji Krishnavarma founded the India Homerul Society in London.
  • 1911 – Air Mail’s first official flight took place in Allahabad, which is 10 kms. Was of The first time the mail was sent to the airline in India, in which 6500 letters were taken to Naini.
  • 1915 – Germany wins England’s first world war.
  • 1926 – France and Spain joint forces crush the resistance of the Moroccan army led by Amir Abdul Karim Rafi.
  • 1930 – Pluto, the ninth planet of our solar system, was discovered by Clyde Taambaugh for a long time. Later, Pluto withdrew the status of the planet.
  • 1943 – Nazi army arrests White Rose movement members.
  • 1945 – In the Second World War, the fight for Eva Jima began.
  • 1946 – Royal Indian Navy (Navy) revolt occurred in Mumbai.
  • 1954 – Church of Scientology was first established in California.
  • 1965 – The country of Gambia has gained independence from Britain and today it was declared the national day of this country.
  • 1970 – In the Philippines, the youth attacked the US Embassy in protest of US military bases.
  • 1971 – India created the first satellite contact with the UK through the Arvi Satellite Station.
  • 1977 – American actor Andy Devine dies
  • 1979 – Snowfall occurred in the first and the last recorded record in the Sahara desert.
  • 1979 – America gave a check of Rs 1664 crores to India, which is considered as the largest check in the world.
  • 1983 – U.S. The biggest loot so far happened in the history of the 13 people who killed.
  • 1988 – Boris Yeltsin was removed from the Political Bureau of the ruling Communist Party.
  • 1989 – Afghan government announces emergency.
  • 1991 – The Irish Republican Army took responsibility for the explosion at Victoria Station, in which many people were killed.
  • 1996 – Three people were killed and eight injured in a bomb blast at a double-decker bus in London’s West End area.
  • 1998 – C. Subrahmanyam Bharat Ratna Awarded.
  • 1999 – India and Bangladesh have an agreement on bus service
  • 1999 – S. No. America declared the first place in the list of arms exporting countries.
  • 2001 – FBI agent Robert Hansen has been arrested for spying for the Soviet Union. After conviction, he was sentenced to life imprisonment.
  • 2002 – The President turns into a life sentence for the execution of Fiji’s revolting leader George Spate.
  • 2003 – 134 people were killed in a Metro train in the main city of Taigu in South Korea.
  • 2006 – The President of Palestine asked Hamas leader Ismail Heinya to form a new government.
  • 2006 – Thar Express resumes between India and Pakistan again.
  • 2007 – A bomb blast in the Samjhauta Express going to Lahore from Delhi killed 68 people.
  • 2008 – Reserve Bank of India allowed Swiss Bank UDAC AG to do business in the country.
  • 2008 – After eight years of military rule, general elections have been held in Pakistan.
  • 2009 – Central University Bill 200 appeared in the Lok Sabha.
  • 2014 – At least 76 people were killed and hundreds injured in a clash between police and demonstrators in Kiev’s capital Kiev.

The person born on February 18

  • 1486 – The spiritual guru and poet of Bengal Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was born as one of the chief saints of Dev Bhaktikal.
  • 1836 – Ramkrishna Paramahansa aka Gadadhar Chatterjee – The great saint and thinker of India and Guru of Swami Vivekananda.
  • 1883 – Madan Lal Dhingra – Indian Revolutionary.
  • 1894 – Rafi Ahmed Kidwai, freedom fighter and politician
  • 1899 – Jainarayan Vyas, freedom fighter
  • 1925 – Hindi writer and essayist Krishna Sobti was born.
  • 1926 – Nalini Jayewant – one of the beautiful and famous actresses of Indian cinema.
  • 1927 – Abdul Halim Jafar Khan – was a famous sitar player in the world of music.
  • 1927 – Khayyam – Bollywood’s famous musician
  • 1933 – Nimmi – one of the famous actresses of Indian Hindi films.
  • 1941 – US singer Emma Thomas was born.

Death on February 18

  • 1266 – Eighth Sultan of the Mamluk Empire (Slave Dynasty) Naseeruddin Mohammed ShahGot money
  • 1294 – Qubay Khan, Mongolian commander.
  • 1405 – Timur lung
  • 1546 – Martin Luther, German Reformer
  • 1977 – American actor Andy Devine dies
  • 2010 – Nirmal Pandey – Film actor dies
  • 2016 – Abdul Rashid Khan – Hindustani classical singer honored by Padma Bhushan.

Important Events and Festivals of February 18

  • spring season start
  • Shree Ramkrishna Paramahansa Jayanti.
  • Savami Ramacharan Mahaprabhu Jayanti
  • Shardichaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
  • World Pangolin Day.
  • Productivity Week 12 to 18 February