Memory of the day: Birth anniversary of Salah Zulfikar

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Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 01:49 GMT

FILE - Salah Zulfikar

FILE - Salah Zulfikar

CAIRO – 18 January 2021: On January 18, many important events that changed the world map took place.


 

Important events in world history:-
 

January 18 marks the feast of the Cross of Eastern Orthodoxy.

 

1778 - James Cook discovers the Hawaiian Islands and calls them the Sandwich Islands.

 

1863 - Ismail Pasha takes over the rule of Egypt after the death of his uncle, Governor Mohammad Said Pasha.

 

1948 - Imam Mohammad Mamoun al-Shennawi takes over the Sheikhdom of Al-Azhar.

 

1952 - The Tunisian popular revolution against the French occupation begins, and the French authorities arrest Habib Bourguiba.


 

Born on this day:-
 

1926 - Salah Zulfikar, actor.

 

1954 - Lotfi Bouchnak, Tunisian singer.

 

1971 - Josep Guardiola, Spanish football player and coach.


 

Died on this day:-
 

1881 - Auguste Mariette Pasha, French Egyptologist who founded the Egyptian Museum.

 

1863 - Mohammad Said Pasha, fourth ruler of Egypt from the Alawite Dynasty.

 

1974 - Hassan el-Baroudi, Egyptian actor.

 

2018 - Sabry Moussa, Egyptian novelist, journalist and screenwriter.

 

 

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