July 21 in History – What happened on 21 July in Past

✅ Published on July 21st, 2021 in July in History

21 July - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on July 21, the day number in a year is 202 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 203. July 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.

July 21 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
230Pope Pontian began his pontificate, succeeding Urban I.
356The Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders ofthe Ancient World, was destroyed in an act of arson by a man namedHerostratus.
365A large earthquake that occurred near Crete and its subsequent tsunami caused widespread destruction through out the eastern Mediterranean region.
1645Qing dynasty regent Dorgon issued an edict ordering all HanChinese men to shave their forehead and braid the rest of their hairinto a queue identical to those of the Manchus.
1711The Ottoman Empire and Russia signed the Treaty of Prithvi.
1718The Treaty of Pasarowitz was signed between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice.
1749Peter Stan became Holland's pension advisor.
1773Pope Clemens XIV banned Jesus.
1774The Russo-Turkish War officially ended after the Russian Empireand the Ottoman Empire signed the Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca, with thelatter ceding parts of the Yedisan region to the former.
1796Mungo Park reached Segou, the capital of the Bamna Empire.
1831In Brussels, Leopold I was inaugurated as the first King of the Belgians.
1831Belgium gained independence from the Netherlands and Leopold became the first king.
1861In the First Battle of Bull Run, the first major land battle inthe American Civil War, the Confederate Army under Joseph E. Johnstonand P. G. T. Beauregard routed Union Army troops under Irvin McDowell.
1865In one of the few recorded instances of a 'quick draw' gun duelin the American Old West, Wild Bill Hickok shot and killed Davis Tuttover a poker debt.
1883India's first public theater in Kolkata was the 'Hall Star Theater '.
1884The first cricket Test match was played at the Lord's ground in England.
1884The first Test cricket match was played at Lord's ground.
1888British inventor Dunlop designed tires and tubes which increased the speed of transport.
1902Luminance Football Club was established in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1925American high school biology teacher John T. Scopes was foundguilty of violating Tennessee's Butler Act by teaching evolution inclass.
1940The Soviet Union occupied Estonia Latvia and Lithuania.
1944World War II-American troops landed on Guam to liberate it from Japanese control.
1947The Constituent Assembly of India approved the national flag.
1963Kashi Vidyapeeth got the status of university.
1970The Aswan High Dam in Egypt was completed after 11 years ofconstruction.
1970Aswan High Dam was completed in Egypt.
1973Mossad agents mistakenly assassinated a Moroccan waiter inLillehammer, Norway, whom they believed had been involved in the 1972Munich Olympics massacre.
1977Libyan forces carried out a raid at Sallum, sparking a four-daywar with Egypt.
1977Neelam Sanjiva Reddy became the 6th President of India.
1983Vostock in Antarctica recorded the lowest temperature minus 89.2 degrees.
1988Indian national satellite INSAT-1C) was launched.
1995The Chinese People's Liberation Army began firing missiles intothe waters north of Taiwan, starting the Third Taiwan Strait Crisis.
2007Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book in thepopular Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling, was released to recordsales of 15 million copies in its first 24 hours, making it the fastest-selling book in history.
2008Radovan Karadzic arrested on war crimes after a 12 year manhunt.
2010The U.S. threatens to impose sanctions on North Korea, continuing its attempt to halt perceived nuclear weapons ambitions.
2011In Iran, the Central Bank of Iran launches a website which it will use to poll Iranians on planned economic reforms and changing the national currency.
2011The U.S. heat wave has led to 24 deaths across the country.
2012In an apparent effort to keep his contract, a subcontractor at Japan's defunct Fukushima's nuclear power plant shielded dosimeters with lead plates to ensure they did not reach radiation limits, and workers to lie about possible high radiation exposure.
2012Illegally excavated Buddhist relics that were recovered by Pakistani police were stolen from a police station in Karachi; the pieces date back to the Gandhara civilization which existed over 2,000 years ago in Pakistan.
2013In Scotland, the 2013 Open Championship is won by American golfer Phil Mickelson.
2013British cyclist Chris Froome wins his first time competing in the 2013 Tour de France.
2013King Albert II of Belgium left the throne to crown his son Philip.
2014In an effort to address the flood of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas border, Governor Rick Perry sends 1,000 National Guard troops to provide border security.
2014Multiple U.S. food chains in China drop meat supplier Shanghai Husi after reports that the company used expired meat and unsanitary processing conditions; companies include McDonald's, Taco Bell, Burger King and Starbucks.

Famous Birthdays of July 21 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1980Justin Griffith / Footballer / United States of America
1964Jens Weißflog / Journalist / Germany
1975Cara Dillon / Singer / Ireland
1978Gary Teale / Footballer / Scotland
1924Rahimuddin Khan / Politician / Pakistan
1911Umashankar Joshi / Poet / India
1985Von Wafer / Basketball Player / United States of America
1942Mallikarjun Kharge / Politician / India
1950Ubaldo Fillol / Footballer / Argentina
1893Hans Fallada / Author / Germany
1808Simion Bărnuțiu / Academic / Romania
1969Klaus Graf / Racing Car Driver / Germany
1934Jonathan Miller / Actor / United Kingdom
1979Tamika Catchings / Basketball Player / United States of America
1975Christopher Barzak / Author / United States of America
1875Charles Gondouin / Rugby Player / France
1948Cat Stevens (Yusuf Islam) / Writer / United Kingdom
1930Anand Bakshi / Poet / India
1989Chris Gunter / Footballer / United Kingdom
1922Mollie Sugden / Actress / United Kingdom
1923Rudolph A. Marcus / Academic / United States of America
1880Milan Rastislav Štefánik / Astronomer / Slovakia
1987Jesús Zavala / Footballer / Mexico
1863C. Aubrey Smith / Actor / United States of America
1858Lovis Corinth / Painter / Germany
1987Bilel Mohsni / Footballer / France
1978Julian Huppert / Politician / United Kingdom
1968Lyle Odelein / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1968Brandi Chastain / Footballer / United States of America
1945Wendy Cope / Poet / United Kingdom

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