Today in History – 14 September

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1146

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

1774

Bentik, first Governor General of India, was born.

1791

Louis XVI swears his allegiance to the French constitution.

1803

Lord Lake was captured Delhi.

1820

Agri-Horticultural Garden of Calcutta started functioning.

1853

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

1893

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

1933

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

1949

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

1953

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

1965

Pakistan Air Force bombs Calcutta and Agartala civilian airports.

1967

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

1991

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

1992

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

2007

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

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