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    Today in History – 2 September

    Today in History-2-Septembe

    1573

    Akbar won the war near Ahmedabad and captured Gujrat.

    1666

    The Great Fire of London, which devastates the city, begins.

    1789

    The Treasury Department, headed by Alexander Hamilton, is created in New York City.

    1792

    Verdun, France, surrenders to the Prussian Army.

    1870

    Napoleon III capitulates to the Prussians at Sedan, France.

    1894

    Vinayak Mishra, famous Oriya litterateur, critic and historian, was born.

    1944

    Troops of the U.S. First Army enter Belgium.

    1946

    Jawaharlal Nehru, was sworn in as the Prime Minister of the Interim Government of Undivided india, against Partition.

    1946

    Pratham Chaudhary (Birbal), modern Bengali poet and critic, passed away.

    1947

    Gandhiji is mobbed in Calcutta house; gives up idea of Noakhali visit. Peace efforts intensified.

    1970

    Parliament abolishes the privileges of 279 maharajahs in New Delhi.

    1970

    President V. V. Giri inaugurated, Vivekanand Rock Memorial’ at Kanyakumari.

    1984

    Thousands of Sikhs rally at Golden Temple to protest govt. occupation in Amritsar.

    1992

    The US and Russia agree to a joint venture to build a space station.

    1998

    Nishant, the pilotless training aircraft developed by DRDO, is successfully flown from Chandipore.

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