History -31 January 2019

  • 1561 – Bairam Khan, the guardian of Mughal emperor Akbar, was murdered in Patan of Gujarat.
  • 1606 – Gifax killed in plot in Britain against the plank.
  • 1865 – The 13th amendment bill on ‘abolishing slavery’ was approved in the United States.
  • 1884 – Russian forces snatched the murk of the rich from Afghanistan.
  • 1893 – The trademark ‘Coca-Cola’ trademark was first patented in the US.
  • 1915 – During the ‘First World War’ Germany used poisonous gas against Russia.
  • 1946 – Ugasslawiya dissolution in six countries (Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia) based on the model of the Soviet Union of the erstwhile Soviet Union.
  • 1953 – At least 130 passengers and crew members died in a boat crash in the Irish Sea.
  • 1957 – The work of laying pipelines from Abadan to Tehran is completed.
  • 1958 – America launches first geo satellite.
  • 1962 – Organization of American countries decided not to include Cuba
  • 1966 – Soviet Union launches unmanned Luna 9 specialcraft under Luna program.
  • 1968 – Nauru, the island country located in the Pacific Ocean, got independence from Australia.
  • 1971 – The telephone service was restored after the interval of 19 years between East and West Berlin.
  • 1974 – Pen American Airways crashes in US borders, killing 15 people
  • 1979 – China accuses Soviet Union of being the main country to instigate a world war.
  • 1984 – Nine poorest countries in the world announcing to break down business relations from South Africa in Lusaka meeting.
  • 1985 – The Rajya Sabha also approved 52th Constitution Amendment Bill on Defection Prevention.
  • 1988 – Supporters of Solidarity in Poland protested against the rise in prices by the government.
  • 1989 – Colombian aircraft abducted and taken to Costa Rica with 122 people abducted
  • 1992 – Recognition of Croatia and Slovenia by 28 countries.
  • 1992 – First Summit of the Security Council in New York.
  • 1995 – Israel, as a result of the peace treaty between Israel and Jordan, handed over to the authorized border area Jordan.
  • 1996 – 86 killed in suicide attack in Sri Lanka, 1400 injured
  • 1998 – Martina Hingis won the Australian Open championship by defeating Conchita Martinez.
  • 1999 – Armini Gaur Arruthuniyam of Armenia selected Miss Commonwealth 1999.
  • 1999 – Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Russia) won men’s Australian Open Tennis singles title.
  • 2000 – All the accused in the Hawala case acquitted.
  • 2002 – Jharkhand Governor Prabhat Kumar resigned.
  • 2004 – Pakistan’s nuclear program father Abdul Qadir Khan sacked as prime minister’s Special Advisor
  • 2005 – General Joginder Singh becomes new army chief
  • 2005 – Bangladesh won the one-day series 3-2 from Zimbabwe.
  • 2007 – Indian steel company Tata, became the fifth largest company in the world after the acquisition of the Anglo Dutch Steel Company Corus.
  • 2008 – In order to make Uttar Pradesh self-reliant in power matters within five years, Chief Minister Mayawati inaugurated and commissioned the power projects of Rs. 6168 crore.
  • 2008 – The Central Government has approved to raise about Rs. 10 thousand crores through Right Issue of ‘State Bank of India’.
  • 2008 – Former Prime Minister Late Benazir Bhutto’s party releases its Pakistan People’s Party manifesto for the election.
  • 2010 – Hollywood film ‘Avatar’ becomes the highest grossing film of all time by earning $ 2 billion.

Born on 31st January

  • 1923 – Somnath Sharma – The first Indian martyr to receive ‘Param Vir Chakra’.
  • 1975 – Indian actress Preity Zinta

Died on January 31

  • 1961 – Shrikrishna Singh, the first Chief Minister of Bihar.
  • 1968 – Padmanarayan Rai – Principal and litterateur of Hindi
  • 1987 – Minzur Bhaktavatsalam – Famous freedom fighter
  • 1988 – Achilan, Tamil language litterateur.
  • 2000 – K. N. Leo – villain actor of Indian cinema.
  • 2004 – Sur Samradi Suraiya dies in Mumbai
  • 2008 – Hyde dies after the father of the controversial Hyde-Act law and former Republican lawmaker Henry of the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal.
  • 2012 – Maniram Bagdi – Famous Indian leader of socialist ideology.

Important Events and Festivals of January 31

  • Guru Hariyaye Jayanti (Nanak MaanusaAmrathithi Avatar)
  • Meher Baba.__
  •  Maj Somnath Sharma Jayanti (Param Vir Chakra honored)
  •  Sri Krishna Singh Smriti Day