Today in History – 24 August

Today in History-24-August


German barbarians sack Rome.


East India Company’s first ship ‘HECTOR’ reached at Surat Port.


The first English convoy lands at Surat.


Calcutta city was established.


Thomas Edison files a patent for the motion picture camera.


Congress passes the first graduated income tax law, which is declared unconstitutional the next year.


Adinath Lahiri, famous geologist, was born.


Viceroy Wavell broadcasts Plan.


Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was appointed head of India’s interim government.


Merger of Socialist Party and Krishak Mazdoor Praja Party announced.


Congress outlaws the Communist Party in the United States.


M.Hidayatullah retired from the post of acting President. He was the first acting President of India.


Varahagiri Venkata Giri (1884-1980), became the fourth President of India.


The Calcutta Municipal Corporation celebrated the 310th birth anniversary of the city. A web portal on Calcutta was also launched on this occasion.

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