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What Happened On This in History

  1. 1756: The soldiers of Nawab Siraj-ud-Dulah imprisoned British soldiers in the basement of Fort William.
  2. 1837: Queen Victoria become Britain’s Queen.
  3. 1858: British Army capture Gwalior and with this the Sepoy Mutiny came to an end.
  4. 1873 : YMCA in India (Young Men’s Christian Association) Trivandrum was established.
  5. 1887: Victoria terminus (chhatarpurti Shivji Terminus) in Mumbai opened to the public. Today it is one of the busiest railway station in the country.
  6. 1916: SNDT women’s University at Pune was established.
  7. 1994: 70 people are killed in a bomb blast in iran’s mosque.
  8. 1998:Vishwanathan Anand won the fifth Frankfurt classical chess tournament by different Vladimir Kamnik.
  9. 2000:The tenth summit of the Group-15 countries was help in Cario.
  10. 2001: General Parvez Musharraf become the President of Pakistan.
  11. 2002: Pakistan appointed Ashraf Jahangir Qazi as its new ambassador to the US.
  12. 2002:US court has stayed the death penalty for mentally in i’ll criminals.
  13. 2005: The Russian cargo vehicle M-53 Richard the international space station.
  14. 2006: Japan decided to withdraws it’s forces from Iraq.
  15. 2014: The Jnanpith Award was announced to give the eminent poet Kedarnath Singh.
  16. 2020: Historic dust clouds from the Sahara Deserts reached the Caribbean. It was the largest sandstorm even in half a country.
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Borns On This Day in History

  1. 1869: Lakshman Kashinath Kirloskar, the founder of the famous industrialist of India ‘Kirloskar Industries Group’,was born.
  2. 1923: Gaur Kishore Ghosh, an accomplished journalist and writer, was born.

Deaths On This Day in History

  1. 1987: Saleem Ali properly know as the birdman of India, passed away. Salim Ali was an Indian ornithologist.
  2. 1990: About 40 thousand people died due to the earthquake in Iran.

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