Saturday, December 19, 2015

19 December History and Importance of The Day

United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
From 2012 changed to September 12

1927 – Three Indian revolutionaries, Ram Prasad Bismil, Roshan Singh and Ashfaqulla Khan are executed by the British Empire.
1932 – BBC World Service begins broadcasting as the BBC Empire Service.
1961 – India takes over Daman and Diu from Portuguese occupation.

1963 - Zanzibar became independent from UK
1972 - Apollo 17  returned  to Earth

1998 – President Bill Clinton is impeached by the United States House of Representatives, becoming the second President of the United States to be impeached.
2010 – Sachin Tendulkar scores a record-breaking 50th Century in Test cricket against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion, Gauteng.
2012 – Park Geun-hye becomes the first female president of South Korea.
2012 - Olivia Culpo of USA was crowned Miss Universe 2012

Video of announcement of Miss Universe


History of the Day 19 December Video


Birthdays of Globally Famous Persons - 19 December

Ricky Ponting (1974) -Austrlia - Cricket team captain
Anne Anastaci (1908,Psychologist),
George Davis Snell (1903, Immunogenetics, Nobel Laureate),
Albert Abraham Michelson (1852, speed of light, Nobel Laureate)

19 December History - India

19 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

History Videos for the day

Columbia University video lecture


History 18 December

History 20 December

BBC News 19 December

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