today in history 14 april
1469 Guru Nanak Dev, originally known as Nankana Sahib, was born on Baisakhi in a Khatri family in Talwandi Rae Bhoe in Pakistan. Guru Nanak's birthday has been traditionally celebrated on Katik Poornamashi. Althought the correct birth date has been established as Vaisakh 1 (April 14), it will continue to be celebrated on Katik Poornamashi until such time as it...

Today in History – 14 April

1469 Guru Nanak Dev, originally known as Nankana Sahib, was born on Baisakhi in a Khatri family in Talwandi Rae Bhoe in Pakistan. Guru Nanak's...

Today in History – 2 March

1930 Gandhiji addresses letter to Viceroy intimating his intention to break Salt Law if Congress demands are not conceded. 1949 Sarojini Naidu, "Nightingale of India", freedom fighter,...

Today in History – 1 March

1510 Francisco de Almeida, Viceroy of Protuguese India, passed away in a battle. 1640 Britishers were allowed to do commercial activities in Madras. 1775 Purandhar Treaty was singed between...

Today in History – 27 February

1803 Great fire in Bombay. 1844 Dominican Republic gained independence from Haiti. 1854 Lord Dalhousie captured Jhansi under the East India Company. Also Read: How East India Company Established British Empire...

Today in History – 26 February

320 Chandragupta I succeeded his father Ghatotkacha at Patliputra. He is known for establishing the Gupta dynasty. Gupta era begins. Also Read: The Gupta Empire 1857 First Indian Revolution...

Today in History – 25 February

1510 Portuguese Catholics conquer Goa under Albuquerque, the then Governor, to serve as capital of their Asian maritime empire beginning conquest and exploitation of India...

Today in History – 24 February

1786 Charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India. 1948 The State of Junagarh, whose accession to India was protested by Pakistan in the UN Security Council, voted in...

Today in History – 23 February

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...

Today in History – 22 February

1845 Serampore of Hooghly district and Balasore cities from Dutch purchased East Indian Company. 1854 Kawasji Nanabhai Dawar started the first Cloth Mill namely 'Bombay Spinning Mills'. 1873 Sir...

Today in History – 16 February

1927 Rail service started between India and Nepal. 1931 Viceroy Lord Irwin meets Mahatma Gandhi for the first time. 1933 Surya Sen Masterda, revolutionary freedom fighter, who attacked the...

Today in History – 15 February

  1869 Mirza ""Galib"" Asad Ullah Beg Khan, famous Urdu poet and writer, passed away. 1915 In Singapore on this day in 1915, Indian soldiers launch the first...

Today in History – 14 February

  269 Saint Valentine was executed outside the Flaminian Gate in Rome on Claudius' command. His command was that,  Valentinus either renounce his faith or he...