According to Gregory calendar, on December 20, the day number in a year is 355 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 356. December 20 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 20 December in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1722A Chinese emperor died after a reign of 'Kangxi' longest (61 years), so his son Yongzheng was made emperor.
1745Bonnie Prince Charlie's army reached the river Esq.
1757Lord Clive was made the Governor of Bengal.
1780Britain declared war on Holland.
1803French flag The formal transfer of the Louisiana Purchase in New Orleans from France to the US for $ 27m. Happened in
1808The original Covent Garden Theater in London was destroyed by fire, along with most of the scenery, costumes and scripts.
1812The first volume of Grimm's "Fairy Tales" was published in Germany.
1820Taxed $ 1 on unmarried men between the ages of 21 and 50) in the US state of Missouri.
1827Mexico passed its first "expulsion law ", allowing Spain's citizens to be expelled in the next 6 months, and not until Spain was identified about Spain's 1810 Declaration of State Independence. Be barred from entry.
1830The independence of Belgium was recognized by the great powers.
1842The Military College of South Carolina was established.
1860South Carolina became the first state to secede from the United States Union.
1860South Carolina became the first of the eleven slave states to separate from the United States, which led to the creation of the United States of America and later during the US Civil War.
1875ICRM renamed International Committee of Red Cross ICRC).
1876The great poet Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay composed the national anthem 'Vande Mataram'.
1879Thomas Elva Edison performed the bright light.
1883The cantilever railway bridge opened at Niagara Falls.
1917Soviet intelligence police force 'cheka' formed.
1938Vladimir Jevorikin received a patent for the Iconoscope television system.
1946Frank Capra's popular Christmas film It's a Wonderful Life was released in New York City.
1955Cardiff (Cardiff City Hall Picture) was declared as the kidnapping of Wales.
1956Afro-American woman Rosa Parks' fight against color discrimination in America paid off. Due to which the Supreme Court banned apartheid in buses.
195720 December, the first flight of Boeing 707, the first was a commercially unsuccessful jet aircraft.
1968The Zolyak Killer killed five of his confirmies in Valeso, California, a case that is unresolved.
1973Spain's Prime Minister Admiral Louise Blanco was killed in a car bombing in Madrid.
1985In the Tirupati Balaji temple, Lord Venkateswara was offered a diamond studded crown valued at Rs 5.2 crore.
1987History's deadliest maritime disaster MV Douna Paz occurred after hitting an oil tanker on the Tablas Strait of the Philippines, resulting in an estimated 4,000death.
1988The United Nations Convention was signed in Vienna against non-government drugs and psychotropic substances controlling international crime against illegal drug business.
1988The Parliament approved the bill to reduce the voting age from 21 to 18 years through the 62nd Constitutional Amendment.
1989American forces attacked Manhem Noriega to overthrow the government to attack Panama.
1993Donald Trump landed Marla Maple.
1995Paul Roebson Longcare Theater opens for 14 demonstrations in New York City.
1995According to the Daton Agreement ending the Bosnian war, the NATO -led IFOR launched a peace campaign in Bosnia and Herjegovina.
1999Portugal transferred the sovereignty of Macau, which he had handed over to China from the mid -16th century.
1999Portugal ceded the Macao region to China.
2005US District Court Judge John E. Jones III ruled against the teaching of 'intelligent design' in its ruling Kkmiller vs. Dover Area School district.
2007Pablo Picasso's Portrait of Suzanne Blowch was stolen from SOAO Paulo Museum of Art.
2007Pakistan's federal Sharia court called the Pakistan Citizenship Act discriminatory against women.
2009About 100 people died of a fugitive truck in a market in Kogi state in Nigeria.
2010The Ministry of Chinese Sciences and Technology has announced that it has developed a circular robot for the first time with binoculars weapons.
2011In Cairo, thousands of Egyptian women protest against military police against women protesters in Tahir Square.
2012The Atlanta Intercontinental Exchange purchases the world's largest stock exchange, New York Stock Exchange.
2013Bolivia's Tupac Katari has been successfully launched from the Zichang Satellite Launch Center in China.
2013Britain agrees to help destroy 165 tons of Syria's 165 tons of chemical weapons; Stockpiles include substances that can be used to create highly toxic nerve agents.
2014US authorities sent four Afghan prisoners back to Afghanistan after being detained for more than ten years in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; The Obama administration is working to vacate and release the remaining prisoners to close the facility.

Important Historical Events of 20 December in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1955Indian Golf Association was formed.
1990India and Pakistan agreed not to carry out nuclear attacks on each other.
1993A cooperation agreement was signed in Brussels between India and the European Union.

Important Days of 20 December National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
International Human Unity DayInternational Day
International Human Solidarity DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 20 December 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1956Fahmida Mirza / Politician / Pakistan
1909Vakkom Majeed / Politician / India
1928Motilal Vora / Politician / India
1938Jayawantiben Mehta / Politician / India
1945Sivakant Tiwari / Author / India
1960Trivendra Singh Rawat / Politician / India

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