February 16 in history: First portable Personal Computer, India-Nepal's first train, & more

Patent for Nylon, Kyoto Protocol on Global Warming comes into effect, and more — here's what happened on this day in history

1927

First rail service between India and Nepal begins

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1937

American chemist Wallace Carothers receives patent for Nylon

(Photograph:WION)

1959

Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba

(Photograph:WION)

1984

IBM introduces portable Personal Computer

(Photograph:WION)

2005

Kyoto Protocol on Global Warming comes into effect

(Photograph:WION)

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