This Day in History – September 21

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This Day in History- September 21

Did you know that September 21 is celebrated as International Day of Peace? On the same day, Manipur became a separate part of India. Many important things happen in a day that makes history a significant part of our lives. Here is a blog that covers all the important events that occurred on September 21.

What Happened in India on September 21?

  • 1949 – Manipur, a Separate State
    On September 21, 1949, Manipur became a separate state within India. This happened after the Maharaja was coerced to sign a Merger Agreement with the Union of India.
  • 2000 – Establishment of The Liberal Democratic Friends India Society
    The Liberal Democratic Friends India Society was established. The purpose was to ensure better relations between India and Britain. 

Important Events that Happened Across the Globe on September 21

  • 1792 – French Monarchy abolished
    The National Convention of France abolished the French Monarchy under the French Revolution on September 21.
Source : TedEd
  • 1934 – Typhoon in Japan
    Japan was hit by a severe typhoon that took the lives of nearly 3,000 people.
  • 1938 – The Great Hurricane of 1938
    Landfall on Long Island in New York which was caused due to the Great Hurricane of 1938.
  • 1976- Seychelles, a part of UN
    On September 21, Seychelles joined the United Nations.
  • 1981 – Belize, independent from UK
    Belize gained complete independence from UK 
  • 1981 – First Female Supreme Court Justice in the US
    Sandra Day O’Connor was voted by the US Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
Source : American Express
  • 1991 – Armenia, independent from Soviet Union
    Armenia in 1991 gained independence from the Soviet Union.
  • 1993 – Constitutional Crisis in Russia
    Constitutional Crisis in Russia after president Boris Yeltsin suspended the parliament and scrapped the constitution.
  • 2013 – Attack on Westgate Shopping Mall, Kenya
    Al-Shabaab Islamic militants attack on Westgate Shopping Mall, Kenya and kill nearly 67 people.
Source : AlJazeera

Famous Birthdays

  • 1950 – Bill Murray
    Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian and writer.
Credits : JimmyKemmel Live
  • 1980 – Kareena Kapoor
    Kareena Kapoor is a renowned actress from the Bollywood industry. She is known for her commendable contributions to the film industry.
Kareena Kapoor
Credits : TOIFA Awards 2016

Hope you are now familiar with the events of historical significance that took place on this day in history – September 21. For more such informative content, stay connected to Leverage Edu! For the latest updates around study blogs, you can follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and also subscribe to our newsletter.

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