Today in history 28 april

1701

John Norris of Britain met Aurangjeb at Parnela in South India.

1740

Thorle BajiRao Peshwa passed away at Raverkhedi near the banks of the Narmada river near Khargon and his son Balaji Baji Rao was placed on his father’s throne as the Peshwa. (22 or 28).

1758

Future U.S. Senator and President James Monroe is born on this day in 1758. Monroe, a contemporary of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, was the last of the original revolutionaries to become president.

1916

Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of the company that bears his name and is known for stylish, high-performance cars, is born in Italy.

1936

Abdul Rashid ‘Fida’ (Kishtwari), great poet, was born.

1943

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose aligned the Japanese-German submarine at Medagaskar.

1952

The war between Japan and India ended.

1974

Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta, famous economist, politician and journalist, passed away.

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