Today in History – 7 October

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Today in History 7 October

1586

The Mughal army entered Srinagar where ‘Khutbah’ was being recited in the name of the emperor.

1708

Guru Govind Singh, tenth and the last Sikh Guru, was assassinated.

1737

40 feet waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India).

1914

Begam Akhtar, famous gazal singer, was born.

1919

Mahatma Gandhij started publication of ‘Navjeevan’ newspaper.

1949

East Germany, the German Democratic Republic, is formed.

1950

Mother Teresa, started Missionaries of Charity, in Calcutta.

1952

Chandigarh became the capital of Punjab.

1993

The Supreme Court rejected private management’s plea for 50\% quota in private professional colleges.

1996

Fox News Channel begins broadcasting.

1997

Central government women employees to get 135 days’ maternity leave and men to get 15 days’ paternity leave.

2000

WWF-India bags the first Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Conservation Award.

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