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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