Today in History – 11 March

today in history 11 march


While returning to his country, Timur Lung looted and destroyed Delhi and parts of North India including Hardwar, the Ganga pilgrimage town, and crossed Sindhu River.


Sambhaji, Shivaji’s successor, who was captured at Sangameshwar, was assasinated in the prison of Aurangzeb by Mughal officer Muqurab Khan.


Tipu Sultan and Britishers signed the treaty at Mangalore which is known as the Mangalore treaty.


Battle at Kurdla India, Mahratten beat Mughals.


US War Dept creates the Bureau of Indian Affair.


Ashley Eden unveiled in Calcutta Town Hall the first statue of Indians Ram Nath Tagore and Dwarkanath Tagore.


Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi became the first Indian lady doctor. She passed the MBBS degree from Philadelphia University of America.


On this day in 1888, one of the worst blizzards in American history strikes the Northeast, killing more than 400 people and dumping as much as 55 inches of snow in some areas.


SS Jal Usha, the first ocean-going steamer made in India, was launched from Visakhapatnam.


First Railway Engine was produced by Chittaranjan Railway Factory.


Indira Gandhi wins majority in Parliament.


India’s first modern boas `Jalusha’ started from Vishakhapattanam.


Dr. Anita B. Bose, daughter of Netaji, declines to accept the ‘Bharat Ratna’ conferred on her father.

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