History -20 February 2019

Important events of February 20

  • 1547 – Edward VI’s coronation in Westminster Abe on the post of England’s ruler.
  • 1677 – France defeats Spain’s army in Heti, and French imperialism begins on this area.
  • 1798 – Louis Alexander Barthier removes Pope Pius VI.
  • 1811 – Austria was declared bankrupt.
  • 1833 – In order to help Turkey in war with Egypt, the Russian ships reached the Gulf of Basphorus.
  • 1835 – Calcutta Medical College officially open
  • 1846 – The British captured Lahore.
  • 1847 – Establishment of the Royal Calcutta Turf Club.
  • 1868 – ‘Amrit Bazar Patrika’ started publication in Bangla weekly form.
  • 1872 – Open the ‘Metropolitan Museum of Arts’ in New York City.
  • 1873 – University of California launches its first medical college in San Francisco.
  • 1928 – Britain gives formalities to the subordination of this country according to the agreement with Jordan.
  • 1933 – Adolf Hitler secretly meets German businessmen to support the Nazi Party in the elections.
  • 1935 – Caroline Mikelson became the first woman to reach Antarctica.
  • 1940 – In South Africa, announcement of the restrictions on new investments in South Africa.
  • 1942 – Japanese soldiers attacked Bali in the Dutch East Indies in World War II.
  • 1947 – British Prime Minister Clement Attlee announced that Britain will leave India till June 1948.
  • 1962 – John H. Glenn becomes America’s first astronaut.
  • 1965 – Ranger launches NASA on eight moons, sending floats and urgent data.
  • 1968 – KE M. of Mumbai Dr. P.K. Sen did the first operation of heart transplantation.
  • 1975 – Margaret Thatcher elected leader of the British Conservative Party.
  • 1976 – Crude oil production started at commercial level in Mumbai High.
  • 1982 – Agreement on Kanhar river water in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.
  • 1983 – 600 people died after widespread violence before assembly elections to be held in North Eastern States of Assam.
  • 1986 – The launch of a more developed space station ‘Mir’ (Peace) than the ‘Sailut-7’ by the Soviet Union.
  • 1987 – Inauguration of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh as the 23rd and 24th states respectively.
  • 1988 – A flood in Rio de Janeiro killed 65 people and more than 100 people missing from a hospital.
  • 1989 – In a stroke carried out by the IRA, a barrack crashed into the British Army in Ternhil.
  • 1999 – India’s Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee undertook a historic bus trip to Pakistan.
  • 1999 – Sports Channel started on Doordarshan.
  • 2000 – British writer of Indian origin, Salman Rushdie, left Britain and decided to settle in New York.
  • 2001 – Lithuania President Adamakas arrives in India, the three agreements in both countries
  • 2002 – 373 dead in a moving train in Cairo (Egypt).
  • 2003 – 302 people died in plane crash in Iran
  • 2007 – EU agrees to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by 20 percent by 2010
  • 2008 – Offset policy cleared in defense deal
  • 2008 – Four government banks led by State Bank of India cut rates up to 0.25.-0.50%
  • 2008 – US presidential candidate Baram Obama has won his ninth victory.
  • 2009- In the charge of corruption, the impeachment against the court of the Calcutta High Court, Soumitra Sen.
  • 2015 – 49 killed in two trains collision in Rafj city of Switzerland

The person born on February 20

  • 1909 – Ajay Ghosh – leader of the Communist Party of India.
  • 1932 – K. V. Subanna – The famous Kannada playwright.
  • 1936 – Jarnail Singh – is one of the best football players.
  • 1945 – Anu Kapoor, Indian actor.
  • 1947 – Jayant Kumar Malaiya – Leader of ‘Bharatiya Janata Party’, Madhya Pradesh
  • 1976 – Rohan Gavaskar, cricketer.
  • 1988 – Zia Khan, Indian actress.

Death on February 20

  • 1950 – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s elder brother and nationalist leader Sharat Chandra Bose died
  • 1972 – Shivnarayan Shrivastav – A studious and thoughtful creator of Hindi literature.
  • 1985 – Bhavani Prasad Mishra – famous poet and Gandhian thinker of Hindi.
  • 2001 – Indrajeet Gupta, senior CPI leader, die

Important Events and Festivals of February 20

  • Body Sharat Chandra Bose Memorial Day.
  • Arunachal Pradesh Foundation Day
  • Mizoram Foundation
  • Social Justice Day