December 09, 2014

This Day in History: 8th December


1. On this day, in 1941 – World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 7 to be "a date which will live in infamy", after which the U.S. declared war on Japan.
2. On this day, in 1953 – U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his "Atoms for Peace" speech, which lead to an American program to supply equipment and information on nuclear power to schools, hospitals, and research institutions around the world.
3. On this day in, 1971 – Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Navy launched an attack on West Pakistan's port city of Karachi.
4. On this day, in 1980 – John Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman in front of The Dakota in New York City.
5. On this day, in 1987 – The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was signed.
6. On this day, in 1991 – The leaders of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine signed an agreement dissolving the Soviet Union and establishing the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Current Affair -1st January-2018

1. Nepal Bans Solo Climbing on Mount Everest i. Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, inc...