Today in History – 24 February

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today in history 24 feb


Charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India.


The State of Junagarh, whose accession to India was protested by Pakistan in the UN Security Council, voted in favour of India in a popular referendum held on 20 February.


Government of Madras province was renamed as Tamil Nadu.


Pakistan officially recognized Bangladesh.


Cuba adopted new Constitution.


Prithvi, India’s first indigenous designed surface-to-surface tactical missile of 250km, was successfully test fired from Sriharikota. India becomes the fifth country to develop such a missile.


Fatwa against writer Salman Rushdie by Supreme religious leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini.


Cuban President Fidel Castro left his post of President after 50 years.


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