Today in History – 8 March

today in history 8 march

1535

Bahadur Shah captured the fort of Chittor and then marched against the Mughal emperor.

1673

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj conquered the fort of Panhala.

1864

Hari Narayan Apte, a well known Marathi writer who popularised social and historical themes in his novels, was born. He presided over the 8th Marathi Sahitya Sammelen in 1912.

1930

Mahatma Gandhi started civil disobedience movement continues in India.

1948

Air India International was established for overseas services.

1986

L.K. Advani elected President of BJP.

1998

Indian Airlines operates two international flights with all women crew.

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