Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral landed near present-day Pôrto Seguro, Brazil, while tracing Vasco da Gama's 1497–99 route to India.
1921: SC Bose
quits civil services
Subhash Chandra Bose resigned from the Indian Civil Service under the British regime and later joined the independence movement.
The first Earth Day was celebrated after peace activist John McConnell’s proposal to UNESCO seeking a day to honor Earth.
fiber first used
Optical fiber was used to carry live telephone traffic for the first time.
More than 170 countries signed the Paris Agreement on climate change, resolving to cut greenhouse gas concentrations.
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