History – 21 January 2019

Important events of January 21

  • 1924 – For the first time under the leadership of Reckoy McDonald, the Labor Party is formed in Britain.
  • 1924 – Greece (Greece) gained independence
  • 1958 – Copyright Act was enforced.
  • 1972 – Manipur Meghalaya and Tripura State were established.
  • 1981 – All the people who were held hostage in the US Embassy in Tehran were freed.
  • 1996 – In the historic first general elections of Palestine, Palestinian Liberation Front leader Yasser Arafat elected 85 percent of the votes.
  • 1996 – Asia’s largest railway station inaugurated in China’s capital Beijing.
  • 1996 – Nearly 340 people die due to boat sinking with travelers near Sumatra coast of Indonesia.
  • 2000 – Asia’s first ‘slit liver’ transplant occurs in Hong Kong.
  • 2000 – The meeting of the Himmatikas started in Muscat.
  • 2003 – A driverless American reconnaissance aircraft crashed in Pakistan.
  • 2007 – India won the one-day cricket series from the West Indies.
  • 2008 – India launched a spy satellite of Israel and successfully installed it in Polar Arbit.
  • 2008 – The name of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and former cricketer Imran Khan was included in the 2007 ‘Hall of Fame Award’ list.
  • 2009 – A training aircraft of the air force in Bidar in Karnataka has crashed Surakrishna.

The person born on January 21

  • 1922 – Hollywood actor Paul Schofield, who starred in films such as ‘Quiz Show’, ‘A Man of and All Seasons’
  • 1943 – Pratibha Roy – Famous writer of Oriya language

Death on January 21

  • 1924 – Death of Vladimir Lenin.
  • 1943 – Amar Shahid Hemu Kalani.
  • 1945 – Ras Bihari Bose – eminent lawyer and educationist
  • 1950 – George Orwell – Famous writer of English
  • 1959 – Gyan Chandra Ghosh – a famous scientist and researcher of India.
  • 1963 – Shivpujan Sahay – a novelist, story writer, editor and journalist of Hindi literature.
  • 1981 – Vishnu Ram Methi – Indian politician, freedom fighter and former Chief Minister of Assam
  • 2016 – Mrinalini Sarabhai – India’s famous classical dancer.

Important Events and Festivals of January 21

  • Veer Hemu Kalani Sacrifice Day
  • Manipur / Meghalaya / Tripura Establishment Day