November 28: Britain’s ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher resigned, know the history of today’s date

New Delhi. The date of November 28 is witness to two major events in history. It was on this date in 1990 that Britain’s first female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher left power and it was also on November 28 when Norway decided to reject EU membership for the second time. Earlier in 1972, Norway had voted against EU membership. Thatcher, known as the Iron Lady of Britain, vacated her official Downing Street residence after submitting her resignation to the British Queen. She held the post of Prime Minister of Britain for 11 years and after 1827 she was the longest ruling Prime Minister of the country.

A series of other major events recorded on the date of November 28 in the history of the country and the world

1872 : Wilhelm Reiss became the first climber to reach the summit of Cotopaxi, the world’s highest active volcano.
1893 : Women voted for the first time in a New Zealand national election.
1912 : The independence of Albania from Turkey was declared under the leadership of Ismail Qadri.
1919 : Lady Astor was elected to the British House of Commons. She became the first woman to reach this House.
1967 : All horse racing has been banned indefinitely in Britain to prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth disease.
1990 : Britain’s Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher formally submitted her resignation to the Queen and left Downing Street. 1994: Norway rejected the membership of the European Union for the second time.
1997 : Former Prime Minister of India Inder Kumar Gujral resigned from his post.
2000 : The Parliament of the Netherlands passed a resolution allowing euthanasia under special circumstances.
2020 : With the arrival of 41,322 new cases of corona virus infection in India in a day, the total cases of infection crossed 93.51 lakh.

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