Sunday, November 23, 2014

23 January - History and Importance of the Day

638 Start of Islamic Calendar

1368 – In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.

1556 - Deadliest earthquake in China

1849 – Elizabeth Blackwell is awarded her M.D. by the Geneva Medical College of Geneva, New York, becoming the United States' first female doctor.
1899 – The Malolos Constitution is inaugurated, establishing the First Philippine Republic. Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.

1993 Graham Gooch scored his 100th first class 100 at Cuttack, India.

1997 – Madeleine Albright becomes the first woman to serve as United States Secretary of State.


1897 – Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian freedom movement leader and founder of Azad Hind Fauz (d. 1945)
1926 – Bal Thackeray, Indian politician (d. 2012)



History of the day -    India  - USA

23 January Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

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