Today in History – 20 September

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Today in History-20-septemb

1388

Firuz Shah Tughluq, the third emperor of Delhi, died at the age of 83.

1784

Packet and Daily, the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.

1819

Jose Custodio Faria (Joseph Stadio Faria), revolutionary scientist of Goa died.

1850

The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.

1857

British troops conquered Delhi from the Mutineers.

1878

Hindu’, an English weekly in Madras with G.S. Aiyer as its Editor, was first published with only 80 copies.

1911

Sri Ram Sharma Acharya, freedom fighter, social reformer and leader, was born at Auvalkhera, Agra.

1928

Narayan Guru “”Nanu”” of Kerala entered in maha Samadhi.

1933

Annie Besant, veteran freedom fighter for India, died.

1952

Scientists confirm that DNA holds hereditary data.

1985

Australia introduces a capital gains tax.

1989

IPKF suspends its operations against LTTE in Sri Lanka. LTTE, in turn, ceases all operations against the Indian armed forces.

1993

First developmental launch of PSLV and Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS-1E) carried remote sensing payloads. Could not be placed in orbit.

1997

President K. R. Narayanan inaugurates the first Dr. Ambedkar Law University in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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