Today is Tuesday
15 December 2020
28th Rabiul Sunny 1442 Hijri
৩০ ই অগ্রহায়ন ১৪২৭ বঙ্গাব্দ
Now its Autumn
🍃December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 17 more days left till the end of the year.
🌍On this day in 1256, Halaku Khan captured and destroyed the present-day cities of Alamut and Hassasun in present-day Iran. This brought the first blow to the Islamic power in the area.
🌍On this day in 1516, one year after the discovery of the Argentine coast in South America, the first group of Spanish immigrants entered the area.
🌍On this day in 1640, Johann IV made his debut as King of Portugal.
🌍On this day, the United States Bill became law in 1791 and was adopted by the Virginia General Assembly.
🌍On this day in 1792, the first life insurance policy was issued in the United States.
🌍On this day in 1857 the sepoys of Sylhet revolted.
🌍On this day, in 1859, Charles Darwin published a book on evolution, The Origin of the Speeches.
🌍On this day in 1877, Thomas Edison patented the phonograph.
🌍On this day in 1906, London’s subway was opened.
🌍On this day, a gas explosion in 1914 killed 687 people at the Mitsubishi coal mine in Japan.
🌍On this day in 1914, World War I: The Serbian army defeated the Austro-Hungarian army and occupied Belgrade.
🌍On this day in 1928, the first TV drama was shown in Britain.
🌍On this day in 1929, the poet Nazrul was given a public reception in Calcutta.
🌍On this day, the world-famous Gond of the Wind premiered in 1939 at the Louis Gand Theater in Atlanta, Georgia.
🌍On this day, Azad Hind Fauj was formed in 1941.
🌍On this day in 1941, the German army killed 15,000 Jews in Kiev, Ukraine.
🌍On this day, after the occupation of Japan in 1945, General Douglas MacArthur abolished Shinto religion as the state religion of Japan.
🌍On this day in 1961, the famous Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death in the Israeli capital, Jerusalem, for fifteen crimes, including the murder of a Jew.