→ Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga has been elected as the new Chief of country’s ruling, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Prime Minister-designate of Japan.
→ Managing Director of HDFC Bank, Aditya Puri has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2020.
→ Rajesh Khullar appointed Executive Director at World Bank.
The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was observed globally on 16 September.
The Day commemorates the date of the signing of the ‘Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer‘.
- 1988 The French and Québécois musical Notre-Dame de Paris premiered in Paris. It had the most successful first year of any musical ever.
- 1981 Born : Alexis Bledel, American actress, model and producer. She is known for her role as Rory Gilmore in the dramedy series Gilmore Girls.
The Montreal Protocol :
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (a protocol to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer) is an international treaty designed to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the production of numerous substances that are responsible for ozone depletion.
16 September 1959, The first successful photocopier, the Xerox 914, is introduced in a demonstration on live television from New York City.
About Photocopier Xerox 914 :
The Xerox 914 was the first successful commercial plain paper copier which in 1959 revolutionized the document-copying industry.