Today in History – 23 February

today in history 23 feb

1768

Nizam accepted British supremacy and Smith Col. signed peace treaty with the Nizam.

1792

The Third Mysore War ended in Tipu Sultan’s signing of Peace Treaty dictated by Lord Cornwallis & surrendering his two sons, Abdul Khaliq & Maiz – Uddin. This is known as Treaty of Srirangapatna.

Also Read: The rise and fall of Mysore – Reign of Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan

1932

The N. W. Frontier province is created.

1952

Employees Provident Fund Bill and Miscellaneous Provision Act passed in the Lok Sabha.

1962

Union government sets up an Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) formed by the Department of Atomic Energy and work on Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) started.

Also Read: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

1980

Prakash Padukone becomes the first Indian to win All-England Badminton Championship.

1997

Successful test firing of the 250-km version of the Prithvi missile.

Also Read: Indian Missiles Development

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  1. i think it’s only few information of this day – there are many more informations available in this day-

    1954 Children receive first polio
    vaccine-

    1955 First council meeting of
    SEATO

    1887 Earthquake strikes
    Mediterranean

    1885 A remarkable reprieve for a
    man sent to the gallows

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