Job Charnock established the first English factory in Calcutta.
British forces under Hugh Gough defeated Sikhs in the Battle of Sobrahan in India.
General Horsford defeats Begum of Oude and Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny.
Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated Kashi Vidya Peeth.
Capital of India shifted from Old Delhi to New Delhi, formal inauguration of New Delhi City took place.
Gandhi begins hunger strike to protest imprisonment. This strike lasted for 21 days till March 3.
Gandhiji revives ‘Harijan’ and allied group of weekly journals.
Pune University’ established.
Itanagar was declared as capital of Arunachal Pradesh.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands opened for foreign travellers.