Important Events and Daily History of 20 January

By | January 22, 2018

History of 20 January
* According to the Gregorian calendar, 20th of January is the 20th day of the year. There are still 345 days left in the year (346 days in leap year) *

Important Events on January 20 *
1265 – The first meeting of Parliament in England was held.
1503 – Trade Board was formed to resolve American affairs in Spain.
1817 – ‘Calcutta Hindu College’ was established.
1839 – Chile defeats the combined armies of Peru, Bolivia.
1840 – Coronation of Dutch King William II
1841 – China handed over Hong Kong to Britain in the first opium war.
1860 – The Dutch army wins the Basmati on the Indonesian island of Celebs.
1887 – The US Senate has allowed ‘Pearl Harbor’ to build a naval base.
1892 – Basketball was played for the first time.
1920 – Establishment of Civil Freedom Association in America.
1925 – A cooperation agreement between the Soviet Union and Japan
1942 – Japan invaded Burma (now Myanmar).
1949 – U.S. President Harry Truman announces his four point program
1950 – South American country becomes independent from Suriname Netherlands.
1952 – Britain’s army occupy the city of Ismailia and Suez, the city of Egypt.
1957 –
-India’s first ‘Nuclear Bhatti Apsara’ was inaugurated.
-After India imposed economic sanctions, South Africa announced that the Indian ships should not provide facilities here.
-Leftist Golukka won a parliamentary election in Poland.
1958 – Soviet Union threatens economic sanctions on Greece in the event of non-facilitating the deployment of NATO launchers.
1961 – ‘John F Kennedy’ took oath as President of the United States.
1964 – ‘Meet the Beatles’ was released in America.
1968 – Iraq’s President Arif was removed.
1971 – Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram emerged as the ‘Union Territory’.
1972 – Union Territory of Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya state.
1977 – Jimmy Carter Sr. Became president of the US
1980 – US President Jimmy Carter boycotted Moscow Olympics.
1982 – Constitutional influence in Central American country Honduras
1989 – George Bush takes oath as President of the United States
1990 – Soviet soldiers attacked Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, killed many.
1993 – Bill Clinton profoundly served as the 42nd President of the United States.
2001 – George Bush Junior becomes President of the United States, Gloria Roy becomes president of Philippine Philippines.
2005 – Corpse of another monastery manager recovered in Kanchipuram.
2006 – NASA launches NewHorian Yan for more information about Pluto.
2007 – A museum was established in the name of marginalized Gandhi in Afghanistan.
2008 –
-Bollywood actor Devanand was given the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his contributions to Indian cinema.
-Nisar Khan, a director of the Intelligence Bureau of Pakistan, was shot dead by unknown people.
2009 – Barack Obama takes charge as the 44th President of the United States
2010 –
-Cinematographer VK Murthy, who was felicitated in Guru Dutt’s films ‘Fourteenth Chand’, ‘Kaagaz Ke Phool’ and ‘Saab Biwi and Ghulam’ etc, was selected for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2008. The ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Award’, first introduced in 1969, was given to a cinematographer for the first time.
-Asia’s largest airline, Japan Airlines, declared itself as bankrupt.
-‘Mobile Portability’ services were introduced in India.

Born on 20th January
1915 – Ghulam Ishaq Khan President of Pakistan
1920 – Italian film director ‘Federico Fellini’ was born.
1926 – Kurtulan Haider, Indian and Pakistani novelist
1940 – Krishnam Raju, Indian actor and politician
1945 – Ajit Doval, National Security Adviser to India
1979 – Milind Keshav,
1948 – Ratan Thiam, Director of Famous Playwright and Theater

Death on January 20 *
1779 – David Garrick – British actor and forum moderator.
1993 – Lance Naik Karam Singh, Param Vir Chakra Awarded Former Indian Soldier
1988 – Khan Abdul Gulfar Khan – Greatest freedom fighter honored with the death of Bharat Ratna
1955 – Harvilla Sharda – A famous educationist, politician, social reformer, jurist and writer of India.
1959 – Freedom Fighters Tej Bahadur Sapru
2005 – Parveen Bobby – Indian actress dies
2010 – American writer and novelist (Love Story) ‘Eric Segal’ dies
1951 – Thakkar Bappa – Indian famous for his service activities.

Important events and festivities of January 20 *
▪ International Film Festival Day (10 Day).

You can also join our Telegram channel to get daily News, Current Affairs, Notes by clicking on the below link
Telegram Exam Channel

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *