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World News, May 16, 2023. The date of May 16 is recorded in the history of the country and the world for many important reasons. 94 years ago, on this date in 1929, the film world’s most prestigious Oscar Award was started. The purpose of starting this was to honor the talented artists of the film industry.

1929 | | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
JANET GAYNOR Best Actress winner for 7th Heaven, Street Angel and Sunrise (1929 | | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

The ceremony was held at the Roosevelt Hotel in California in the presence of about 250 people. Director William Wellman’s film ‘Wings’ won the Best Film Award. and JANET GAYNOR got the award for Best Actress for 7th Heaven, Street Angel and SunriseIn this ceremony, Oscar Awards were given in a total of 12 categories. Initially this award was known as Academy Award of Merit. In 1939 it was changed to Oscar. Today, winning an Oscar is like a dream for every artist working in the film world.

Important Events

1770 Marie Antoinette marries future King Louis XVI of France.
1863 At the Battle of Champion’s Hill, Union General Ulysess S. Grant repulses the Confederates, driving them into Vicksburg.
1868 President Andrew Johnson is acquitted during Senate impeachment, by one vote, cast by Edmund G. Ross.
1879 The Treaty of Gandamak between Russia and England sets up the Afghan state.
1911: The construction of Tallah water tank built in Calcutta (now Kolkata) was completed, it was then called the world’s largest overhead water tank.

1920: French freedom fighter, General John of Arc was given the title of Saint.

1920 Joan of Arc is canonized in Rome.
1928 The first Academy Awards are held in Hollywood.
1943 A specially trained and equipped Royal Air Force squadron destroys two river dams in Germany.
1951 Chinese Communist Forces launch second step, fifth-phase offensive and gain up to 20 miles of territory.
1960 A Big Four summit in Paris collapses because of the American U-2 spy plane affair.
1963 After 22 Earth orbits, Gordon Cooper returns to Earth, ending the last mission of Project Mercury.

1974: Israeli fighter jets bomb seven Palestinian refugee camps and villages in southern Lebanon. 27 people died.

1996: BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India.

1943: Fighting in the ghettos in Warsaw ends.

1955 Olga Korbut, Olympic gymnast.

1960: International telex service started between India and Britain.

1999: Announcement of the SAARC summit to be held in Thimphu in 2002.

2004 Tennis player Roger Federer won the Hamburg Masters title.

2006: Hollywood actress Naomi Watts was made the ambassador of the United Nations Organization. •

2006: 47-year-old Mark Inglis from New Zealand became the first person to climb Mount Everest with prosthetic legs.

2007: Nicolas Sarkozy’s term as President of France begins

2008: The Supreme Court rejected the Calcutta High Court’s decision to ban 27 percent OBC quota in post-graduation courses in central educational institutions. 

2013: American scientists were successful in extracting stem cells from cloned human embryos for the first time.

2014: BJP registered a historic victory in the general elections. The BJP policy alliance got 336 out of 543 seats. For the first time, the BJP won a majority in the Lok Sabha on its own.death

1945- Famous writer of Oriya language Gopal Chandra Praharaj

2014: India’s famous industrialist Russian Modi (Rustomji Homsji Modi).

2021 Best right arm Indian fast bowler Rajendra Singh Jadeja.

2022: Indian Army’s brave Colonel Dharamveer Singh’s day, who rescued sixes from Pakistan’s army

Born on May 16

1801 William Henry Seward, U.S. Secretary of State (1861-1869).
1804 Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, founder of the first U.S. kindergarten.
1824 Edmund Kirby-Smith, Confederate general during the American Civil War.
1850 Johannes von Mikulica-Radecki, Polish surgical pioneer.
1886 Douglas Southall Freeman, journalist, historian, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer.
1905 Henry Fonda, American actor (Grapes of Wrath, On Golden Pond).
1912 Studs Terkel, author and historian.
1913 Woody Herman, jazz bandleader.
1929 Betty Carter, jazz singer.
1929 Adrienne Rich, poet (Diving into the Wreck).

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