Today’s history, know the major events that happened today
History of 17 September: Although something or the other happens all the time, every moment, in the country and the world, but some incidents are so important that they get recorded in the pages of history.
Sometimes future decisions are also taken on the basis of these incidents. Apart from this, it is also important for the coming generation to know about these incidents. Let’s take a look at the major events that happened today.
Important events of 17 September
Dutch sailors discovered Mauritius in 1598.
America’s Boston city was founded in 1630.
The Battle of Coosabroma was fought in 1761.
Dutch cyclist Piet Moskaps became world champion in 1922.
The fire that broke out in Berkeley in 1923 caused great devastation in California.
Some 640 buildings, including 584 houses in the densely built neighborhood north of the University of California campus, were engulfed in flames.
Attacks on Holland began in 1944 during the Second World War.
Hyderabad princely state merged with India in 1948.
The South Indian political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) was established in 1949.
Indian Oil and Natural Gas Commission was formed in 1956.
Malaysia joined the United Nations in 1957.
Civil war began in Jordan in 1970.
Bangladesh, Grenada and Guinea Bissau joined the United Nations in 1974.
The first cricket test match between India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka) was played in 1982.
In America, for the first time in 1983, a black woman named Vanessa Williams won the Miss Contest, but she later had to return the title.
The last elections under British rule were held in China’s capital Beijing in 1995.
Osama Bin Laden announced Jihad against India in 1999.
Chavak Chedi town of Jaffna peninsula was liberated from LTTE in 2000.
America made it clear in 2001 that there is no bargaining with Pakistan on Kashmir.
Iraq allowed UN weapons inspectors unconditional access to the country in 2002.
The European Parliament passed a resolution imposing sanctions on the Maldives in 2004.
The Non-Aligned Movement summit began in Havana in 2006.
Garud Commando, a special forces unit of the Indian Air Force, left for a peacekeeping mission in Congo in 2006.
The two-day summit meeting of non-aligned countries was held in Havana in 2006.
Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh met ailing Cuban President Fidel Castro in 2006.
Al Qaeda’s involvement confirmed in the 2006 Kandahar plane hijacking.
India ranked 11th in the World Cup Hockey in 2006.
Minister of State for Shipping K. H. Muniyappa presented Vishwakarma National Award in 2008 and National Safety Award 2006.
The Central Vigilance Commission released the names of 123 corrupt government officials on its website in 2009. By-elections were held for two assembly seats in Delhi and 18 assembly seats in Bihar.
The Occupy Wall Street movement began in 2011 in Zuccotti Park in New York.
PV became the first Indian shuttler to win the Korea Open Super Series 2017. Indus.
people born on september 17th
Anagarika Dharmapala was born in 1864.
Famous Indian artist Gaganendranath Tagore was also born on this day, 17 September 1867.
Vamanrao Baliram Lakhe, one of the freedom fighters of Chhattisgarh who fought for India’s independence, was born in 1872.
Tamil Indian freedom fighter, politician and social activist EV Ramaswamy Naykar was also born on this day, 17 September 1879.
The main person who removed the French rule from Mahi region was I.K. Kumaran was born in 1903.
Famous Indian painter Maqbool Fida Hussain Kak was born in 1915.
Vance Bourjaily, American author, novelist, playwright, journalist, and essayist (born 1922).
Anant Pai, Indian educationist and founder of Amar Chitra Katha, was born in 1929.
India’s famous violinist Lalgudi Jayaraman was born in 1930.
Indian spiritual leader Bhakti Karu Swami was born in 1945.
Indian politician and current Prime Minister Narendra Modi was born in 1950.
Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was born in 1986.
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