Today in History – 24 September



Jacques Specx appointed Governor General of Dutch-Indies.


Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was second time crowned by ‘Tantrik Paddhati’.


King George empowered the company to establish Municipal Corporation and Mayor s Courts in Bombay and Calcutta.


After having been dissolved, the French Parliament of Paris reassembles in triumph.


Anandram Dhekial Fukan, father of modern Assamia poetry and essay writer, was born.


Henry, first Viscount Hardinge of Lahore and Governor General of India, passed away.


Mahatma Jyotirao Phule established the ‘Satyashodhak Samaj’.


The first flight using only instruments is completed by U.S. Army pilot James Doolittle.


Poona Pact’ was signed between Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. This historical agreement allowed increased representation for untouchables. Also, Gandhi ended his fast.


Preetilata Waddedara, the first armed woman revolutionary, was hanged for “”Chatgaon Ammunitions Plo


The World Women’s Party meets for the first time since World War II.


Pakistani raiders invade Kashmir.


The first transatlantic telephone cable system begins operation.


The Enterprise, the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, is launched.


The University of Mississippi agrees to admit James Meredith as the first black university student, sparking more rioting.


Five selected regional TV channels go national by direct linking to INSAT.


Union Labour Minister announces a new export-oriented emigration policy in place of the regulatory one.


Kanpur University renamed as Chhatrapati Shahu University.


The Chief Controller of Defence Accounts (pensions) was renamed as the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts(Pensions), Allahabad.

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