Today in World History: Cygnus Capsule of Orbital Science, Arati Saha on September 29

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  • Oskarshamn Nuclear Reactor Number 3 in Sweden was forced to shut down by a wave of Jellyfish on 29.09.2013.

  • A 3-day deadline was given to American companies Google and Netflix by Canda's broadcast Regulator (CRTC) to turn over subscriber data or have their testimony expunged from a major public hearing in 2014. 

29 September

Spare a minute to know about the events that happened on 29th September in order to prepare yourself for the competitive exams.

• The Munich Agreement was concluded by British, France, German and Italian in 1038 that aimed at appeasing Adolf Hitler by allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland. 

• In 1364, French was defeated by English forces in Britanny in the Battle of Auray. 

•  A peace treaty was signed by France and Brandenburg in the year 1678. 

• In 1849, First train service to Peekskill, New York (New Haven Railroad) started. 

• Italy declared war on Turkey in the year 1911, starting the Italo-Turkish War. 

•  In 1959, Arati Saha became the first Asian Women who conquered the English Channel in 16 hours 20 minutes. 

• In Louis Harris Poll, Elizabeth Taylor was voted as World's most beautiful women in 1984. 

• Mary Lou Retton announced to quit Gymnastics in 1986. 

• The longtime chairman of Ford Motor Corp., Henry Ford ll died in Detroit in  1987.

• The space shuttle Discovery took off in 1988 from Cape Canaveral, Florida to launch a communication satellite that was the Ist American staffed space flight after Challenger disaster. 

• The World Climate Change Conference held in Moscow in 2003  started on 29th sept that lasted up to 3rd Oct. 

• In 2005, John G. Reborts Jr. became the 17th chief justice of United States after being nominated by George W. Bush. 

• The Cygnus Capsule of Orbital Science was successfully docked with the ISS in the year 2013 which was carrying hundreds of kilograms of supplies.

• Oskarshamn Nuclear Reactor Number 3 in Sweden was forced to shut down by a wave of Jellyfish on 29.09.2013.

• A 3-day deadline was given to American companies Google and Netflix by Canda's broadcast Regulator (CRTC) to turn over subscriber data or have their testimony expunged from a major public hearing in 2014. 

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