Today in History – 14 September

Today in History-14-septemb


Zangi of the Near East is murdered. The Sultan Nur ad-Din, his son, pursues the conquest of Edessa.


Bentik, first Governor General of India, was born.


Louis XVI swears his allegiance to the French constitution.


Lord Lake was captured Delhi.


Agri-Horticultural Garden of Calcutta started functioning.


The Allies land at Eupatoria on the west coast of Crimea.


Celebration of ‘Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav’ (Festival of Lord Ganesha) started.


Gandhiji declares one-year moratorium on civil disobedience in India.


Hindi declared the national language by the Constituent Assembly after a three-day debate.


Andhra Pradesh was established. Hyderabad became the capital instead of Karnul.


Pakistan Air Force bombs Calcutta and Agartala civilian airports.


US announces plan to give India $1.3 million to buy contraceptives.


Assam declared ‘disturbed area’, army launches ‘Operation Rhino’ against ULFA militants.


The government allows foreign investors to enter the Indian capital market; incentives offered.


Northern Rock Bank suffers the UK’s first bank run in 150 years.

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