History – 31 December 2018

  • 1600: Queen Elizabeth I of Britain gave an order for the registration of East India Company while giving a royal order for trade with East, South-East Asia, and especially India.
  • 1691: World famous physicist and chemist Robert Boyle dies.
  • 1925: Famous Hindi writer Shrilak Shukla was born for fornication.
  • 1964: Donald Campbell spares his speedboat 444.71 km Turned at hourly speeds and breaking the world’s fastest water record in that year.
  • 984: Rajiv Gandhi became the first Prime Minister and Congress president.
  • 1802: Peshwa Bajirao of the Maratha ruler came under the protection of the British.
  • 949: 18 countries recognize Indonesia.
  •  1944: Hungary waged war against Germany in World War II.
  • 1492 – 100,000 Jews were evicted from the Sisley region of Italy.
  • 1600 – British East India Company was established.
  • 1756 – Russia joined the Versailles coalition
  • 1827 – Match inventions by the British inventor Jan Walker
  • 1857 – Empress Victoria opts for Ottawa for Canada’s new capital
  • 1861 – Cherrapunji (22990 mm rain which is the largest rainfall in any
  • place in the world
  • 1902 – South Africa’s Boars and Britain’s Army sign peace agreement
  • 1911 – Mary Curie received Nobel Prize for her second, chemistry.
  • 1929 – Congress workers led by Mahatma Gandhi started a movement for full independence in Lahore.
  • 1944 – 48 people died in a rail accident in the wake of US state of Utah.
  • 1944 – Hungary announces war against Germany in World War II.
  • 1949 – 18 countries of the world recognize Indonesia.
  • 1962 – Holland left island New Guinea located in the Southwest Pacific Ocean
  • 1964 – Donald Campbell creates world record for speeding the fastest speed in his jet boat
  • 1964 – Indonesia was expelled from the United Nations.
  • 1981 – President Dr. Limman Pashchuk and Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rallings take power by military revolution in Ghana.
  • 1983 – Brunei gained independence from Britain
  • 1984 – Rajiv Gandhi became the seventh Prime Minister of India at the age of 40.
  • 1984 – Mo. Azharuddin plays Test match against England
    International cricket started life. He later became the captain of the Indian team.
  • 1988 – India and Pakistan signed an agreement to stop attacks on nuclear installations which came into effect from 27 January 1991.
  • 1992 – Czechoslovakia’s Czech Republic and Slovakia have peaceful disintegration.
  • 1997 – Mohammad Rafiq Tarar elected Pakistan’s 9th President.
  • 1998 – Successful launch of three satellites from Kazakhstan Space Center by Russia
  • 1999 – The then President of Russia, Boris Yeltsin, resigned, and Viladimir Putin became his successor.
  • 1999 – Indian Airlines Flight 814 abducted and taken to Kandahar Airport in Afghanistan After 7 days, with the safe release of 190 people, this mortgage crisis was over.
  • 2001 – India gives Pakistan a list of 20 wanted criminals
  • 2001 – Argentine President Fernandez Rua resigns from his post.
  • 2003 – Foreign Secretaries from India and other SAARC countries start talks before the summit.
  • 2004 – 175 people die due to a fire in a nightclub in Buenos Aires (Argentina).
  • 2005 – For security reasons, the United States has closed its embassy in Malaysia indefinitely.
  • 2007 – Myanmar military government arrests seven opposition leaders.
  • 2008 – Ishwar Das Rohini is announced for the second time to become the President of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.
  • 2014 – At least 36 people were killed and 49 others injured in a stampede on New Year’s Eve in Shanghai city of China.

Born on 31st December

  • 1514 – Belgian famous surgeon Vozlius was born in Brussels.
  • 1875 – Former expert expert Arthur Christensin was born in Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital.
  • 1898 – Krishna Ballabh Sahai – Chief Minister of Bihar and freedom fighter
  • 1925 – The famous Hindi writer Shrilak Shukla was born for satire.
  • 1965 – Former India spinner Laxman Sivaramakrishnan was born. He achieved 26 wickets in 9 Tests and 15 wickets in 16 ODIs.

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