What happened on this day in history

Desk Report:: Today is Sunday 14th February. Today has become a thing of the past. Each of these days is a history. 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.

1536 – Bahadur Shah escapes from the Portuguese and jumps into the water and dies.
1540 – Roman Emperor Charles V kills the rebel leaders one by one at Ghent.
1556 – At the age of 14, Akbar succeeded Humayun as the Mughal emperor.
1757 – Shuja is defeated by Dara at Bahadurpur.
183 – Canada becomes a French princely state.
179 – Captain Cook, an English naval explorer, is killed by aborigines on the island of Hawaii.
18 – Women’s organization ‘Brahmika Samaj’ is established.
181 – The first homeopathic medical college in undivided India is established in Calcutta.
182 – First municipal elections are held in Calcutta.
1893 – Hawaii merges with the United States.
1912 – Xi Jinping becomes the first president of the Republic of China.
1929 – Six All Capone rivals are killed in Chicago, Illinois. Which is known as the Valentine’s Day murder.
1929 – Sir Alexander Fleming, a young bacteriologist, miraculously makes one of the most important discoveries in modern medical science.
1931 – The first talking film made in Calcutta, Joy Bhavanipati, is released.
1936 – An armed Zionist group, the Palmakh, carries out a brutal massacre in the Palestinian village of Sasha.
1950 – Sino-Soviet alliance agreement.
1958 – Jordan and Iraq announce their readiness to join.
196 – Establishment of Brahmika Samaj, a women’s organization.
1972 – Recognition of independent Bangladesh by France and Canada.
1974 – The first National Literary Conference of Independent Bangladesh begins at the Bangla Academy.
1975 – Student leader Raufun Basunia is shot dead by an unidentified assailant at Dhaka University.
1979 – Iran’s religious leader Khomeini Salman Rushdie is sentenced to death for insulting Islam in the novel Satanic Verses.
1990 – A plane crash in Bangalore, India, kills 90 passengers.
1991 – Classes at Sylhet Shahjalal University officially begin.
2003 – Dolly, the first cloned sheep, is killed.
2005 – A bomb blast near the Lebanese capital, Beirut, kills former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.

1404 – Battista Alberti is born in Leon, the architect and philosopher of the Italian Renaissance.
1473 – Mughal Emperor Zahiruddin Muhammad Babar is born.
17 – British economist Thomas Robert Malthus is born.
1817 – American writer and social activist Frederick Douglas is born.
1819 – Christopher Lathal Scholes, inventor of the typewriter, is born.
189 – Nobel Prize-winning Scottish physicist Charles Thomson Reese Wilson is born.
1916 – Birth of Nobel Prize-winning American mathematician Herbert Aaron Hoptman.
1932 – Swedish actress Harit Anderson is born.
1933 – Indian actress Mumtaz Jahan Dehlavi is born. Also known as Madhubala.
1939 – Birth of Eugene Francis Jean Fama, Nobel Prize-winning American economist and professor.
1944 – Santu Larma, tribal leader of the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh, is born.
1970 – Birth of English actor, director and producer Simon Peggy.
1983 – French footballer Bakery Sania is born.
1996 – Bangladeshi cricketer Abu Haider Rony is born.

117 – Gauss ul Azam Abdul Quader Jilani, a Muslim missionary, dies.
1400 – Richard II of England dies.
1536 – Bahadur Shah escapes from the Portuguese and jumps into the water and dies.
189 – English sailor James Cook dies.
1937 – Painter Gaganendranath Tagore dies.
1985 – English biologist and author Julian Sorrell Hangley dies.
1943 – German mathematician David Hilbert dies.
1974 – Classical musician Ustad Amir Khan dies.
1996 – English footballer and manager Bob Paisley dies.
2006 – French actor and singer Drew Cowell dies.
2013 – Japanese pilot Kazuo Tsunda dies.
2015 – French-American actor Louis Jordan dies.

Today is World Love Day, Sundarbans Day.

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