Saturday, November 22, 2014

20 December - History and Importance of the Day

International Human Solidarity Day

1661 - Corporation Act enforced in England
1893 – The end of one of the most dramatic Test Matches of all time. In the first to involve six days of play, England became the first team to win one after following on at Sydney.
1922 - Formation of Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR)
1924 - Adolf Hitler freed from jail
1933 - Bolivia & Paraguay signed cease fire agreement
1957 – The initial production version of the Boeing 707 makes its first flight.
1971 – Zulfikar Ali Bhutto takes over as the fourth President of Pakistan.
1973 – The Prime Minister of Spain, Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco, is assassinated by a car bomb attack in Madrid.
1985 – Pope John Paul II announces the institution of World Youth Day.
1988 – The United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances is signed in Vienna, Austria.


1942 – Rana Bhagwandas, Pakistani judge, Chief Justice of Pakistan
1942 – Jean-Claude Trichet, French banker and economist
1970 – Grant Flower, Zimbabwean cricketer and coach


20 December India History

20 December Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

History YouTube Videos for the Day

World History Lecture 2


BBC News for 20 Dec

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