Hi Everyone! Sharing with you some facts about Kuwait today
1-1672 the approximate date of the establishment of Kuwait town, and It was called Al-Qurain at that time
2-1752 the approximate date of the election of Sabah Bin Jaber from the Al-Sabah Family to be the ruler of Kuwait.
3-1773 Kuwait was attacked by an epidemic and most of its inhabitants died.
4-1871 The Al-Taba’ah disaster, in which many Kuwaiti diving ships were sunk, caused a massive hurricane between India and Oman.
5-1886 the first Kuwaiti currency was minted in copper during rein of Sheikh Abdullah Al-Sabah II.
6-1911. 22 December, Al-Mubarkiya School, the first formal school in Kuwait, opened.
7-1927 The first airport in Kuwait was built.
8-1928 The first plane landed on its soil.
9-1938 February, Oil was discovered in Burgan oilfield.
10-1942 the first bank in Kuwait was opened.
11-1960 The first Kuwait women was employed by Kuwait Oil Company.
12-1961. 1 April, the Kuwaiti Dinar became the official currency in Kuwait, replacing the Indian Rupee.
13-1962. 11 November, The Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ratified the first Constitution of Kuwait.
14-1963. 23 January, the first parliamentary elections in Kuwait were held.
15-1963. 29 January, the first elected National Assembly of Kuwait convened.
16-1963. 14 May, Kuwait becomes a member of United Nations Organization.
17-Robiah is the money that was used in Kuwait before Kuwaiti Dinar(KD).
18-Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, who became the Amir of Kuwait four years ago after a succession crisis, has asked his government to contact Nepal’s ruling coalition to hire nearly three dozen former Gurkha soldiers from Nepal, who may have served with the Indian or British Army.
19-Kuwait's first women lawmakers include Massouma al-Mubarak, who became Kuwait's first female minister in 2005, the year women were first given the right to vote and run for office.
20-Kuwait has 9 islands: FAILAKA, BUBIYAN, WARBAH, AUHAH, KUBBAR, MISKAN, QARUH, UMM AL MARADIM, UMM AL NAMIL.