Today in History – 20 November


Akbar responded with alacrity and arrived at Ahmadabad and made adequate arrangements for its administration.


New Jersey is 1st state to ratify Bill of Rights


2nd Treaty of Paris: France & her allies agree France pay indemnities after Battle of Waterloo, ending Napoleonic Wars

Russia, Prussia, Austria and England signs Alliance “for the maintenance of peace in Europe” same day as Treaty of Paris.


Gandhiji returned to South Africa at the request of the Indian community and revived the Indians against Anti-Asian Laws.


US State Department starts requiring photographs for passports


Gandhiji starts tour without party.


First Indian made Sounding Rocket ‘Rohini RH75‘ launched into space from Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station.


The Union Home Ministry decides to reserve posts for SC\STs in the public sector undertakings.


Bhaskara-II, India’s second experimental remote sensing satellite, was launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos. This provided experience in building and operating a remote sensing satellite system on an end-to-end basis.


Union Government asks Supreme Court to repeal the $470 million Bhopal Gas settlement order.

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