Today in History – 1 December


Battle of Anvadi.


Dattatreya Balkrishna Kalelkar, famous Gandhian Gujrathi litterateur, and educationist was born at Satara in Maharashtra.


Raja Mahendra Pratap, great revolutionary freedom fighter, and social reformer was born at Musran in U.P.


Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, great nationalist leader, social reformer and freedom fighter was arrested by the British police for six months and sent to jail.


The first talkie film show, named as ‘British Talkies’, was released on December 1, 1928, at Globe Theatres, Calcutta.


The Second Round Table conference that began in London ended. Congress was solely represented by Gandhi and Muslim League by Sir Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam, etc. Two committees were setup to carry out the work of the conference on Federal Structure and Minorities. Gandhi was the member of both committees. He claimed that being the sole representative of the Congress, he represented the whole of India. Quaid-e-Azam replied that Muslims are a separate nation. Sir Shafi demanded that the 14 points of Quaid-e-Azam be incorporated in the future constitution.


Australia compiled 645 vs India at Gabba. Bradman made 187 runs.


Abanindra Nath Tagore, the famous Indian painter, and sculptor died in Calcutta.


Nikita Khrushchev delivers the speech condemning British colonialism.


Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University established.


Pakistan beats India to win hockey gold in the Asian Games.

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