Ajax Loader On This Day | 01 February 2021

On this day:
2003: Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates on its way back to Earth
All 7 astronauts (including India born Kalpana Chawla) were killed in the disaster.
1979: Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile
marking the beginning of the Iranian Revolution.

Born on this day:
1931: Boris Yeltsin
Russian politician, 1st President of Russia

Gone on this day:
1976: Werner Heisenberg
German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate, Known for his famous “Uncertainty Principle”


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