According to Gregory calendar, on December 21, the day number in a year is 356 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 357. December 21 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 21 December in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1620The Meflwar pilgrims now landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts to establish the pilgrim Plymouth Colony.
1784John j. Became America's first foreign minister.
1784John Jay was elected the first US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs).
1826American settlers in Mexican Texas first made the first attempt to survive from Mexico, establishing the short -term republic Fredonia.
1844Roshadel Pioneers, usually considered the first successful-co-operative venture, opened its store in Ruchdel, England and distorted the base for the modern cooperative movement.
1847Amir Abdelkader surrendered and was imprisoned by the French.
18491 US Skating Club was formed in Philadelphia).
1879The controversial drama by Henrik Ibsen, a doll house, was met by the 19th -century marriage criteria, which was premiered in Denmark's Royal Theater Copenhagen.
1894Mackenzie Bowell became the fifth Prime Minister of Canada.
1898French scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered radium.
1907Chilean soldiers set fire to mining staff at the Santa Maria School.
1910In the second worst mining accident in England, an undergraduate in Halton Bank Colliery No. 3 Pit killed 344 people.
1913Arthur Wayne's Word Cross, the world's first cross word puzzle, was published in the New York World.
1919After being admitted to jail to keep people in jail for two years, military anarchist Emma Goldman was sent from the United States to Russia.
1923A treaty was signed by Nepal and the United Kingdom, which already determines the international status of Nepal as an independent and sovereign nation.
1931James Skillin resigned as Australian Prime Minister.
1937The first cartoon film with colorful illustrations and voices - Disney's Snow White was screened.
1949The Portuguese rulers declared Indonesia as a sovereign nation.
1962Britain agreed to buy Polaris missiles from the US.
1963Inter-sectarian fighting ensued between Greek and Turkish Cyprus.
1965The United Nations adopted the International Conference on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination, which have 87 members since they were signed.
1968From Kennedy Space Center, Apollo 8 was launched to orbit the moon.
1971Kurt Waldheim became the fourth Secretary-General of the United Nations Security Council.
1974INS Satavahana, the country's first vessel to offer submarine training, was inducted into the ship fleet at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
1975Buffalo Sabers scored 5 goals in 4–2 score of Washington Caps 14-2 NHL records 40 points.
1988A total of 270 people were killed when Paan MPLight 103 was bombing a bomb blast, while the aircraft was flying in Laukery, Scotland.
1988A Pan Am's jumbo jet crashed in the town of Lockerbie near the Scottish border with 258 passengers.
1994The popochapetal volcano of Mexico is the passive, beginning, and now the most active volcano in the country.
2004Iraqi rebels attacked an American military base in the city of Mosul, killing 22 people.
2010Ragby Union player Mike Tyndal's queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Zara Philips has been announced by the Commonwealth of independent states.
2011Health officials started killing 17,000 chickens after the body infected with H5N1 was found in a poultry market in Hong Kong.
2011Noted nuclear physicist P.K. Iyengar died.
2012Voters in Alexandria, Egypt collide during the evening of the second polling current on a highly constitutional referendum.
2012Scientists studying the meteorite of the Sutter mill found that near the California Gold Rush site of the Sutter, it determines that it has the oldest material of the solar system.
2012Gangnam Style' became the first video to be viewed one billion times on YouTube.
2013A series of spacewalks are made by two NASA astronauts in an attempt to fix the faulty coolant pump at the international space station.
2013Author J.K. Rowling announced that she was producing a play based on her character Harry Potter's life; This drama tells the untold story of the earlier life before the boy goes to the magician Hogwarts; The play will be premiered within the next two years in West End, London.
2014The Hobbit 'Series's last film' The Arm of the Five Armys' grossed over $ 90 million in the first five days of its release, more than an expectations of $ 75 million at the box office.
2014South Korea banns poultry from the US due to concerns of potential bird flu; South Korea is working to prevent the spread of virus among its own avian population.

Important Historical Events of 21 December in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1911The first indigenous bank, Central Bank of India, was founded by Sorabji Pochkhanwala.
1952Saifuddin Kichlu became the first Indian to receive the Lenin Peace Prize of the then Soviet Union.
2007First joint exercise between India and China commences at Kunming Military Academy in Southern Yunnan Province of China.

Famous People's Birthdays on 21 December 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1921Prafullachandra Natwarlal Bhagwa / Lawyer / India
1932U R. Ananthamurthy / Writer / India
1932U. R. Ananthamurthy / Poet / India
1959Krishnamachari Srikkanth / Cricketer / India
1963Govinda / Actor / India
1972Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy / Politician / India
1989Tamanna Bhatia / Actress / India

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