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Today in History – 10 November

1659 Chhatrapati Shivaji killed Afzal Khan near Pratapgarh Fort. Afzal Khan was general of Adilshahi forces. Battle of Pratapgarh was the first significant military victory...

Today in History – 9 November

1236 Ruknud-din Firuz Shah, son of Emperor Iltutmish, was assassinated. 1841 Edward VII, King of England (1901-10), was born. 1877 Muhammad Iqbal, Urdu poet, was born in Sialkot (now...

Today in History – 8 November

1661 Guru Har Rai passed away. Second son Har Kishan became the eighth Sikh Guru age of 5 years 4 Months. He passed away at...

Today in History – 7 November

1648 Thirty Years War ends. 1858 Bipinchandra Ramchandra Pal, a powerful revolutionary, and a journalist were born in a place called Silhat (now in Bangladesh). He was...

Today in History – 6 November

1860 Abraham Lincoln elected as the president of United States. He served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his...

Today in History – 5 November

1509 Don Francis-Di-Almeda of Portugal was succeeded as the Viceroy of Portuguese India by Affonso de Albuquerque, who is regarded as the real founder of...

Today in History – 4 November

1618 Aurangzeb, (Alamgir), the Mughal emperor (1658-1707), was born at Dohad in Gujarat. (however, his date of birth is in dispute 3/11 or 4/11 or...

Today in History – 2 November

1858 Her Majesty Queen Victoria was no longer amused with the Company's loss of control, and India came directly under the Crown of 'Princes, Chiefs...

Today in History – 29 October

539 BC King Cyrus The Great of Persia marches into the city of Babylon, releasing the Jews from almost 70 years of exile and making...

Today in History – 28 October

1492 Christopher Columbus discovers Cuba and claims it for Spain 1538 The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomas de Aquino, was established on...

Today in History – 27 October

  1553 Michael Servetus, who discovered the pulmonary circulation of the blood, was burned for heresy in Switzerland. 1612 A Polish army that invaded Russia capitulates to Prince...

Today in History – 26 October

  1774 The first Continental Congress, which protested British measures and called for civil disobedience, concludes in Philadelphia. 1814 British General Governor declared war against Nepal. 1825 The first boat...