Today in History – 23 August

Today in History-23-August

Akbar left for Agra when he received the report of widespread rebellion. He arrived in Ahmedabad by forced marches on the eleventh day.


A British attempt to invade Canada by sea fails.


After 11 years of war, Spain grants Mexican independence as a constitutional monarchy.


The Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany.


Mahatma Gandhi was released from government detention in the Poona Civil Hospital after doctors warned that his fast was endangering his life.


Gorabai Katiya, freedom fighter, was shot by police while participating in a procession for freedom movement in Narsihapur.


Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was sworn is as the Deputy Prime Minister of India.


First flight of the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.


Marathwada University was started.


Lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from the moon.


Pandit Krishnarao Shankarrao, great singer of ‘Gwalher Gharana’, passed away.


Armenia declares independence from USSR.


East and West Germany announce they will unite on Oct 3.


First ever cellular phone service begins in Calcutta.


India, Japan unveil new global partnership and agree to start a formal security dialogue. Sanctions status quo on CTBT.

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