Dec 9 in history: From India attacking Meghna bridge to eradication of smallpox

Updated: Dec 09, 2020, 04:02 PM(IST)

From India attacking Meghna bridge and commencing its involvement in Bangladesh Liberation War to WHO annoucing the eradication of smallpox, we have got it all covered for you. Let's take a look at what happened on December 9 -- in history.

1922

Gabriel Narutowicz is elected the first president of Poland

(Photograph:WION)

1949

Constituent Assembly of India meets for the first time

(Photograph:WION)

1971

India attacks Meghna bridge, commencing its involvement in Bangladesh Liberation War

(Photograph:WION)

1979

WHO announces eradication of smallpox

(Photograph:WION)

2016

S Korean President Park Geun-Hye is impeached over corruption charges

(Photograph:WION)

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