Let us know some important events of December 21, knowing that your general knowledge will increase. On December 21 many events took place in India and the world, which are named in the pages of history(history of India and world ), and often you all must have read about many of these historical events related to the history that took place on December 21 With respect to the history of November, let us know what special events happened in the current history of the country and the world on this day. Know what happened on December 21 in Indian History( Historical Events ) and World History.
List of important historical events of 21 December
|The year||Incident / account|
|1784||John j. Became America’s first foreign minister.|
|1784||John Jay was elected the first US Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs).|
|1847||Amir Abdelkader surrendered and was imprisoned by the French.|
|1849||1 US Skating Club was formed in (Philadelphia).|
|1894||Mackenzie Bowell became the fifth Prime Minister of Canada.|
|1898||French scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered radium.|
|1907||Chilean soldiers set fire to mining staff at the Santa Maria School.|
|1911||The first indigenous bank, Central Bank of India, was founded by Sorabji Pochkhanwala.|
|1913||Arthur Wayne’s Word Cross, the world’s first cross word puzzle, was published in the New York World.|
|1931||James Skillin resigned as Australian Prime Minister.|
|1937||The first cartoon film — Disney’s Snow White — featuring color illustrations and voices, was screened.|
|1949||The Portuguese rulers declared Indonesia as a sovereign nation.|
|1952||Saifuddin Kichlu became the first Indian to receive the Lenin Peace Prize of the then Soviet Union.|
|1962||Britain agreed to buy Polaris missiles from the US.|
|1963||Inter-sectarian fighting ensued between Greek and Turkish Cyprus.|
|1968||The Apollo 8 was launched to orbit the Moon from the Kennedy Space Center.|
|1971||Kurt Waldheim became the fourth Secretary-General of the United Nations Security Council.|
|1974||INS Satavahana, the country’s first vessel to offer submarine training, was inducted into the ship fleet at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.|
|1988||A Pan Am’s jumbo jet crashed in the town of Lockerbie near the Scottish border with 258 passengers.|
|2004||Iraqi rebels attacked an American military base in the city of Mosul, killing 22 people.|
|2007||First joint exercise between India and China commences at Kunming Military Academy in Southern Yunnan Province of China.|
|2011||Noted nuclear physicist P.K. Iyengar died.|
|2012||‘Gangnam Style’ became the first video to be viewed one billion times on YouTube.|
Historical events of 21 December
- John Jay became America’s first foreign minister in “1784”.
- The chemists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered radium in “1898”.
- The explosion in a coal mine in 1910 in Hulton, England, killed 344 workers.
- The first silent comedy feature film “Tillis Punched Romance” was released in the US in 1914.
- In 1921, the US Supreme Court declared the sit-in protest and work stoppage unconstitutional.
- Nepal became a fully independent country in “1923”, freed from the status of Britain’s protected state.
- Earth’s Wayne, the world’s first crossword, was published in the New York World newspaper “1931”.
- The first cartoon film with colorful pictures and sound – Disney’s Snow White – was screened in “1937”.
- The Portuguese rulers declared Indonesia as a sovereign state in “1949”.
- Saifuddin Kichlu became the first Indian to receive the Lenin Peace Prize of the then Soviet Union in “1952”.
- US President John F. Kennedy and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan decided to create a multifaceted NATO nuclear force after talks in the Bahamas in “1962”.
- Nepali Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala resigned from the post in “1998”.
- Britain closes Bogota’s embassy after threats in “2002”.
- “Gangnam Style” became the first video to be viewed one billion times on YouTube in “2012”.
21 December Famous People Birth
- Kurt Waldheim, the fourth Secretary-General of the United Nations, was born in “1918”.
- Itubwa Amram, a Norbei priest and politician, was born in “1922”.
- Famous Kannada language creator U.K. R. Ananthamurthy was born in “1932”.
- Sanjeev Chaturvedi, a 2002 Forest Service Officer and recipient of the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2015, was born in 1974.
Famous Persons Death on 21 December
- Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi, the great litterateur of Hindi prose literature, journalist and Yugavidhak died in “1938”.
- Teji Bachchan, the mother of Indian cinema legend Amitabh Bachchan, died in “2007”.
- Noted nuclear physicist PK Iyengar died in “2011”.
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