For government job exam aspirants in need, Safalta team is providing the most important events of India and World History daily to help students boost their preparation. In today's history, here are the most important incidents that took place on 21 Nov.

  • UN announced 21 Nov as World Television Day in the year 1996.
  • US President George H. W. Bush signed Law banning smoking on most domestic flights in 1989. 
  • Louise Karlsson swims world record 50m freestyle (31.19 sec) in 1992.
  • Oregon Senator Bob Packwood issues an apology for unwelcome sexual advances in 1992.
  • CBS TV host Charlie Rose is fired after allegations of sexual harassment by eight women in 2017.
  • Oumuamua comet, 400 meters and reddish, first known comet from another star system revealed by scientists in 2017.
  • Pixar animation head John Lasseter takes 6 month leave of absence amid sexual misconduct claims in 2017.
  • Mt Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali begins erupting in 2017.
  • Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe's resignation after 37 years in power during impeachment proceedings in 2017.

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