Important events of 2 February in the world are as follows

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Posted on 02-02-2021 by Admin


Important events of 2 February in the world are as follows

 Many important incidents took place on 2 February. One of those incidents was quite devastating. The incident was a devastating earthquake in Shainsi Pratt, China. The earthquake caused widespread devastation in China. The devastation can be gauged from the fact that about eight and a half million people died.

2002: Three Pakistani men arrested in the kidnapping case of American journalist Daniel Pearl.

2008: President Pratibha Patil flagged off Karnataka s first luxury train Golden Chariot . Governor B.C. L. Joshi b. K. Gupta was sworn in as Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court.

2004: Famous tennis player Roger Federer was the world s number one player for 237 weeks. This is a record in itself.

2002: Three people were arrested in the kidnapping case of American journalist Daniel Pearl.

1999: Australia captain Mark Taylor retired from international cricket.

1990: Ban on African National Congress lifted for 30 years. A few days later Nelson Mandela was released from prison.

1982: Death of famous politician and Rajasthan Chief Minister Mohan Lal Sukhadia.

1992: US President George Bush and Russia s President Boris Yeltsin announce the end of the Cold War.

1997: China and the UN Agreement to end textile trade dispute between US.

2001: Permission for sale of American parts for Sea King helicopters of the Indian Navy.

1960: Death of Chatursen Shastri, a great novelist of Hindi literature.

1966: Pakistan moved an important resolution for the Kashmir Agreement .

1982: Death of famous politician and Rajasthan Chief Minister Mohan Lal Sukhadia.

1992: US President George Bush and Russia s President Boris Yeltsin announce the end of the Cold War.

1788: Pitt s Regulatory Act implemented for administrative reforms in the country.

1814: Calcutta (now Kolkata) Museum established.

1862: Shambhunath Pandit became the first Indian judge of the Calcutta High Court.

1889: Birth of Princess Amrit Kaur, an eminent Gandhian, freedom fighter and a social worker of India.


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