Today in History: Passenger Train Overturned Near Çorlu District of Tekirdağ

corlu train accident
corlu train accident

July 8 is the 189nd (190rd in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. There are 176 days left until the end of the year.

Railways

  • July 8, 1954 in the first night match was played between Genclerbirligi Ankara in Turkey with Demirspor.
  • The foundation of the Ankara-Konya High Speed ​​Train Project, which will reduce Ankara-Konya to 8 minutes on 2006 July 70, was laid by the Minister of Transport, Binali Yıldırım.
  • 8 Temmuz1994 Şişli - 4.Levent tunnels were combined.
  • 8 July 2018 - Passenger train overturned near Çorlu district of Tekirdağ. 24 people died.

Olaylar

  • 1522 – Suleiman the Magnificent landed in Rhodes.
  • 1829 – Erzurum was occupied by the Russians upon the acceptance of the surrender conditions of the Tsarist Army by Salih Pasha.
  • 1833 – The Hünkar İskelesi Treaty was signed between the Ottoman Empire and the Tsarist Russia.
  • 1889 - The Wall Street Journal'The first issue has been published.
  • 1853 – Matthew C. Perry, Commander of the United States Navy's Pacific Fleet, arrives in Uraga, Japan.
  • 1919 – Mustafa Kemal withdrew from his official duty and military service.
  • 1937 – Non-aggression pact (Sadabat Pact) signed between Turkey and Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • 1947 – The still controversial “Roswell UFO Incident” occurred in Roswell, New Mexico, where a UFO was allegedly crashed and disintegrated.
  • 1948 – The United States Air Force began training women in its troops, as part of a program it launched for the first time.
  • 1960 – U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage in court after his plane was shot down over Soviet Union territory.
  • 1965 – The Turkish Teachers' Union (TÖS) was founded.
  • 1967 – Hacettepe University was founded.
  • 1982 – An unsuccessful assassination attempt was made on Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in Duceil.
  • 1996 – RP-DYP Coalition Government in Turkey received vote of confidence; The "Refahyol (54th Government)" period began.
  • 1997 – NATO; The Czech Republic invited Hungary and Poland to join the union in 1999.
  • 1997 – A riot broke out in Istanbul Metris Prison; 5 people died.
  • 1999 – The death penalty of an inmate named Allen Lee Davis is executed by the “electric chair” in Florida. This was the last use of the electric chair in Florida.
  • 2003 – A Sudanese Airlines passenger plane crashes in Sudan: 117 people died, a two-year-old boy survived.
  • 2018 – Çorlu train accident: From Kapıkule to Istanbul (HalkalıWhile the passenger train moving towards Çorlu was passing near Çorlu, 5 people were killed and 25 people were injured in the train accident that occurred as a result of the landslide in the culvert under the rails due to precipitation, and the fall of 317 wagons.
  • 2020 Coronavirus outbreak: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has passed 12 million worldwide.

births 

  • 1621 – La Fontaine, French writer (d. 1695)
  • 1831 – John S. Pemberton, American pharmacist (first maker of Coca-Cola) (d. 1888)
  • 1838 – Ferdinand von Zeppelin, German explorer (d. 1917)
  • 1839 – John D. Rockefeller, American industrialist (d. 1937)
  • 1867 – Käthe Kollwitz, German painter (d. 1945)
  • 1885 – Ernst Bloch, German philosopher (d. 1977)
  • 1908 – Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, 41st Vice President of the United States (d. 1979)
  • 1914 Billy Eckstine, American jazz singer (d. 1993)
  • 1919 – Albert Caraco, French-born Uruguayan philosopher, writer, essayist, and poet (d. 1971)
  • 1919 – Walter Scheel, German politician (d. 2016)
  • 1921 – Edgar Morin, French philosopher and sociologist
  • 1934 – Marty Feldman, English comedian and actor (d. 1982)
  • 1951 – Anjelica Huston, American actress
  • 1952 – Ahmed Nazif, Egyptian politician
  • 1958 - Kevin Bacon, American actor
  • 1958 – Tzipi Livni, Israeli politician and former Mossad agent
  • 1959 – Robert Knepper, American actor
  • 1961 – Andy Fletcher, English musician (Depeche Mode)
  • 1964 – Linda de Mol, Dutch TV personality and actress
  • 1966 – Kudret Sabancı, Turkish cinema director
  • 1970 – Beck, American musician, singer, and multi-instrumentalist
  • 1972 – Viorel Moldovan, Romanian football player
  • 1974 – Elvir Balic, Bosnian football player
  • 1975 – Amara, Indonesian singer
  • 1975 – Serhat Mustafa Kılıç, Turkish actor and singer
  • 1976 – Atalay Demirci, Turkish presenter, writer, poet, actor and comedian
  • 1977 - Christian Abbiati, Italian former football player
  • 1977 – Milo Ventimiglia, American actor
  • 1978 – Erin Morgenstern, American writer
  • 1979 - Freeway, American hip hop artist
  • 1980 – Robbie Keane, Irish football player
  • 1981 – Ashley Blue, American porn actress
  • 1981 – Anastasiya Miskina, professional Russian tennis player
  • 1982 – Sophia Bush, American actress
  • 1983 - Antonio Mirante, Italian football player
  • 1986 - Adrian Winter, Swiss football player
  • 1990 – Alexandru Maxim, Romanian winger
  • 1990 – Kevin Trapp, German national football player
  • 1991 – Virgil van Dijk, Dutch football player
  • 1993 – Zeynep Bastik, Turkish singer

Weapon 

  • 975 – Edgar, King of England from 959 to 975 (b. 943)
  • 1153 – III. Eugenius, pope from February 15, 1145 until his death (b. 1080)
  • 1249 – II. Alexander was king of Scotland from 1214 until his death in 1249 (b. 1198)
  • 1623 – XV. Gregory, 9 February 1621 – 8 July 1623, pope (b. 1554)
  • 1695 – Christiaan Huygens, Dutch scientist (b. 1629)
  • 1808 – Friedrich Kasimir Medikus, German physician and botanist (b. 1738)
  • 1822 – Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet (b. 1792)
  • 1850 - Adolphus, King of England III. He was the tenth child and seventh son of George and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b.
  • 1859 – Oscar I, king of Sweden and Norway from 1844 until his death (b. 1799)
  • 1917 – Tom Thomson, Canadian painter (b. 1877)
  • 1922 – Mori Ōgai, Japanese soldier and writer (b. 1862)
  • 1932 – Alexander Grin, Russian writer (b. 1880)
  • 1937 – Diana Abgar, Armenian diplomat and writer (b. 1859)
  • 1942 – Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general (b. 1856)
  • 1942 – Refik Saydam, 4th Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1881)
  • 1943 – Jean Moulin, leader of the French Resistance (b. 1899)
  • 1956 – Giovanni Papini, Italian journalist, essayist, literary critic, poet, and novelist (b. 1881)
  • 1957 – Grace Coolidge, US first lady (b. 1879)
  • 1967 – Vivien Leigh, English actress (b. 1913)
  • 1979 – Robert Burns Woodward, American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry (b. 1917)
  • 1979 – Siniciro Tomonaga, Japanese physicist and Nobel Prize laureate in Physics (b. 1906)
  • 1984 – Edith Gostick, Canadian politician (b. 1894)
  • 1985 – Simon Kuznets, Russian-American economist and statistician who won the 1971 Nobel Prize in Economics (b. 1901)
  • 1994 – Dick Sargent, American actor (b. 1930)
  • 1994 – Kim Il-sung, President of North Korea (b. 1912)
  • 2006 – Catherine Leroy, French war photographer and journalist (b. 1944)
  • 2006 – June Allyson, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 2011 – Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (b. 1924)
  • 2011 – Betty Ford, wife of Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States (b. 1918)
  • 2012 – Ernest Borgnine, Italian-American stage and film actor (b. 1917)
  • 2012 – Güngör Dilmen, Turkish playwright and dramaturg (b. 1930)
  • 2016 – Vittorio Goretti, Italian amateur astronomer and asteroid explorer (b. 1939)
  • 2016 – William Hardy McNeill, Canadian author and historian (b. 1917)
  • 2016 – Abdussettar Idhi, Pakistani philanthropist (b. 1928)
  • 2017 – Nelsan Ellis, American actress and playwright (b. 1977)
  • 2017 – Elsa Martinelli, Italian female model and actress (b. 1935)
  • 2018 – Tab Hunter, American actor, singer, and writer (b. 1931)
  • 2018 – MM Jacob was an Indian politician and bureaucrat. Served as a member of the Indian National Congress (b. 1927)
  • 2018 – Billy Knight, American professional basketball player (b. 1979)
  • 2018 – Flora Plumb is an American actress (b. 1944)
  • 2018 – Robert D. Ray, American politician and bureaucrat (b. 1928)
  • 2018 – Carlo Vanzina is an Italian filmmaker, screenwriter and director (b. 1951)
  • 2019 – Arthur Ryan, Irish businessman (b. 1935)
  • 2020 – Amadou Gon Coulibaly was an Ivorian politician who served as Prime Minister of Ivory Coast from January 2017 until his death in July 2020 (b. 1959)
  • 2020 – Finn Christian Jagge, Norwegian Olympic alpine skier (b. 1966)
  • 2020 – Wayne Mixson, American politician and bureaucrat (b. 1922)
  • 2020 – Ricardo Mthembu, South African politician (b. 1970)
  • 2020 – Alex Pullin, (20 September 1987 – 8 July 2020), Australian Olympic snowboarder (b. 1987)
  • 2020 – Naya Rivera, (January 12, 1987 – July 8, 2020) American actress, singer, and model (b. 1987)
  • 2020 – Noloyiso Sandile, South African noble (b. 1963)
  • 2020 – Howard Schoenfield, American professional tennis player (b. 1957)
  • 2020 – Flossie Wong-Staal, Chinese-American virologist and molecular biologist (b. 1947)
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