Today is Friday, November 8, 2020. 21 Kartik, 1426 Bs.
Take a look at the significant events that took place on this day in history, the birth and death of eminent people and some other important issues.
1975 - Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem, Bangladesh's first chief justice, becomes the country's sixth president.
173 - Patna is snatched by the British from Nawab Mir Qasim.
1813 - Mexico declares independence.
184 - Constitution of the Dominican Republic is established.
180 - Abraham Lincoln is elected President of the United States.
1918 - Russia's armed struggle begins, led by Lelin.
1952 - The first hydrogen bomb explodes in the United States in the Pacific Ocean.
1962 - South Africa is expelled from the United Nations.
1975 - Khaled Musharraf's coup fails and his comrades are shot dead by sepoys.
1985 - Ali Hassan Muini is elected President of Tanzania.
198 - An earthquake in China's Xunan province kills at least 1,000 people.
1990 - Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister.
1991 - Typhoon kills 7,000 people in the Philippines.
1996 - Bill Clinton is re-elected President of the United States.
1494 - Solomon I, the tenth and longest-ruling sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
1814 - Adolf Sax, French designer of Belgian descent and inventor of the saxophone.
1841 - Armand Fallieres, French politician and 9th President.
1851 - Charles Dow, American journalist and economist.
1921 - James Jones, American soldier, journalist, and writer.
1925 - Michael Bouquet, French actor.
1932 - Franোয়াois Angler, Nobel Prize-winning Belgian physicist and educator.
1948 - Caroline Seymour, English actress.
1955 - Maria Shriver, American journalist and writer.
1982 - Thandi Newton, English actress and singer.
196 - Anna Ivanovich, Serbian tennis player.
198 - Emma Stone, American popular actress.
1990 - Andre Horst Schurle, German footballer.
644 - Umar ibn al-Khattab, caliph (b. 589).
1492 - Antoine Busneis, French composer and poet.
1941 - Maurice Lee Blanche, French writer.
1984 - Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Nobel Prize-winning German-Swiss biochemist and academic.
1985 - Sanjeev Kumar, an Indian actor who starred in Bollywood films.
1991 - Jean Tierney, American actress and singer.
2006 - Hilda Bride, an English actress.
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