Today in History – 21 September

Today in History-21-septemb


Edward II of England is murdered by order of his wife.


Suleiman (the Magnificent), son of Selim, becomes Ottoman sultan in Constantinople.


French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais & Dupleix Madras.


Bahadurshah Jafar – II surrendered against the British troops.


Charles Jean Henri Nicolle, bacteriologist, discovered that typhus fever is transmitted by body louse, was born.


Firoz Gandhi, great politician, was born.


Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.


The German army holds its largest maneuvers since 1914.


British promise India independence.


Formation of Press Trust of India (PTI) announced under an agreement signed between Reuters and Indian and Eastern Newspapers Society.


Last Indian troops withdraw from Tibet.


Major General I J Rikhye completed the task in accordance with the memorandum to UNSF, thus fulfilling the mandate of cessation of hostilities without any incident.


Mihir Sen swam the Bay of Persia.


Belize granted full independence from the United Kingdom.


National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources and National Institute of Animal Genetics were set up.


Supreme Court refuses to stay implementation of Mandal Commission Report.


Armenia granted independence from USSR.


The Officers Training School (OTS) women were inducted into the Army as Officers, and the onerous task of training the Lady Cadets of WSES (O) courses commenced at the OTS.


Ramkrishna Bajaj, freedom fighter and veteran industrialist, passed away.


Rumors that statues of the Hindu god Ganesh were drinking milk spread in New Delhi.


Earthquake in Taiwan kills more than 2,400, injures over 11,305, and causes $300 billion New Taiwan dollars ($10 billion in US dollars).


J.W. Singh, suspended Mumbai High Court judge facing charges of extortion in nexus with the underworld, dismissed from judicial service.


Galileo space mission ends as the probe is sent into Jupiter’s atmosphere where it is crushed.

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