America was involved in the space race on this day, know the history of January 31
A series of other important events recorded on this date in the history of the country and the world are as follows: –
- 1561: Assassination of Bairam Khan, the patron of the Mughal Emperor Akbar and loyal commander of the Mughal Sultanate.
- 1893: The Coca-Cola trademark was patented in the US for the first time. It is counted among the most expensive trademarks in the world.
- 1958: America sent Explorer-1 into space as the first spacecraft. With this, America joined the space race.
- 1961: America sent a chimpanzee into space to study the effect of space on living beings.
- 1966: The Soviet Union sent its first spacecraft Luna 9 to the Moon.
- 1971: Telephone service was started once again after 19 years between East and West Germany.
- 1971: America sent the manned Apollo vehicle towards the moon.
- 2001: Libyan citizen Abdul Basit Ali Mohammed Al Megrahi was convicted of the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 blast. 270 people died in the accident.
- 2010: Hollywood’s worldwide famous film ‘Avatar’ made a new record of earning two billion dollars.