Mihir Sen Creates History By Crossing Dardanelles Strait, 12th September Witness ‘These’ Events

12 September In History : Mihir Sen created history by crossing the Dardanelles Strait for the first time on 12 September 1966. That is why September 12 is considered as an important day in the history of the country. Mihir Sen was a long distance swimmer. Mihir Sen, who started his long distance swimming expedition across the English Channel, succeeded in crossing the ocean with his courage and determination. He was the first swimmer in the world to cross the Dardanelles Strait. Moreover, Mihir Sen was the first person in the world to cross seven seas in five continents. Born on November 16, 1930 in Purulia, West Bengal, Mihir Sen was honored with the ‘Padma Shri’ award in 1959 by the Government of India. Along with this, he was awarded ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1967 for his brave and unparalleled performance. 12 September has witnessed many important events in history. The sale of the first typewriter started on this day. Moreover, today the US Embassy in Damascus, the capital of Syria, was attacked.  sales of commercial typewriters begin. 

1928: 6,000 people die in a hurricane in Florida.

Florida on September 12, 1928 There was a terrible storm. As many as 6000 people died in this storm. Hundreds of people were injured. 

1944 : American troops enter Germany for the first time.

Germany has been an important part of America’s defense strategy in Europe since the end of World War II. . Germany was occupied by the Allies for 10 years after the end of the war, and American troops were part of it. Although the number of troops is gradually decreasing, the US military is still here. In the intervening decades, American forces also built many cities in Germany. On 12th September 1944, US troops first entered Germany. 

1959 : The then Soviet Union rocket ‘Luna 2’ reached the moon

Luna 2 is It was the second spacecraft launched under the Soviet Union’s Luna project. It successfully reached the moon and is believed to be the first man-made object to reach the moon. The spacecraft landed on the lunar surface on September 12, 1959. 

1966: Indian swimmer Mihir Sen swam across the Dardanelles Strait.

Mihir Sen created history by crossing the Dardanelles Strait for the first time on September 12, 1966. That is why September 12 is considered as an important day in the history of the country. Mihir Sen was a long distance swimmer. Mihir Sen, who started his long distance swimming expedition across the English Channel, succeeded in crossing the ocean with his courage and determination. He was the first swimmer in the world to cross the Dardanelles Strait. Moreover, Mihir Sen was the first person in the world to cross seven seas in five continents. Born on November 16, 1930 in Purulia, West Bengal, Mihir Sen was honored with the ‘Padma Shri’ award in 1959 by the Government of India. Along with this, he was awarded the ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1967 for his brave and unparalleled performance. 

1968: Albania announced its withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact 

The Warsaw Pact Organization is officially the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance and is known as the  “Warsaw Pact” (Warsaw Pact in Marathi) is known as. It was a collective defense agreement signed in Warsaw, Poland in May 1955 between the Soviet Union and seven other Eastern Bloc socialist republics of Central and Eastern Europe during the Cold War. Albania announced its withdrawal from the treaty.  

1991: Space Shuttle STS 48 was launched into space.

Space Shuttle STS 48 was launched into space on September 12, 1991. 

2001 : US declares war on terrorism.

2006: Attack on US Embassy in Damascus, Syria.

2012: Apple launches iPhone 5 and iOS 6.

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