Thursday, February 22, 2018

23 February - Day in History of India and Importance

1768 - Nizam accepted British supremacy
1792 - Third Mysore War ended.
1980 - Prakash Padukone won the All-England Badminton Championship - First Time by an Indian
1997 - Successful test firing 250 Km Prithvi missile.


Saint Gadge Baba


1969 - Madhubala
2004 - Sikandar Bhakt -
2011 - Nirmala Srivastava, Sahaja Yoga

Updated 2018 - 23 February

13 December 2012

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Musunuri Nayaks - Prolaya and Kapaya

In 1330, Musunuri Prolaya Nayak published the Vilasa grant, a copper-plate grant near Pithapuram. In that he described  the devastation of the Telugu country  by the Turks from Delhi and also his  attempts to restore order.  His successor, Musunuri Kapaya Nayak (ruler during 1333–1368), attacked  the Tughluqs and drove  them out of Warangal in 1336.

22 February - Day in History of India and Importance

Kasturbai Gandhi , wife of Mahatma Gandhi, died at Agha Khan Palace, Pune India, while in house arrest during British rule.

1854 - Cowasji Nanabhai Davar started First Cotton Mill named "The Bombay Spinning Mills"

1944 - Kasturbai Gandhi , wife of Mahatma Gandhi, died at Agha Khan Palace, Pune India, while in house arrest during British rule.

1948 - Birth of Jayalalitha, CM of Tamil Nadu

1958:  Bharat Ratna Abul Kalam Azad  died. First education minister of India.

1967 - Sharad Pawar was elected to legislative assembly from Baramati (Completed 50 years of political service in 2017)

1992 - Present Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis elected to Nagpur Municipal Council. Completed 25 years of political service in 2017

2017 Headlines

2012 headlines

Updated  2018 - 22 February
 24 February 2017, 13 December 2012

Monday, November 27, 2017

Birthdays Indians - Bibliography

Birth and death/ martyrdom anniversaries of freedom fighters

Shashi Tharoor on What the British Did to India

Little More than Tea and Cricket
Review by By Andrew Robinson
in History Today, Volume 67 Issue 4 April 2017

In 1700, India, then ruled by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb,  boasted 24.4 per cent of global GDP: a share almost equal to that of Europe’s 25 per cent.

By 1950, India became a secular democracy by implementing a new constitution, its share was only o just over three per cent. During 1757 and 1947,  the British East India Company ruled a large part of India until 1858, then  the British Parliament ruled until 1947.

Hindu Shahis of Afghanistan

28 November - Day in History of India and Importance

Gujral government fell as Congress withdrew support.


1922 - K.M. Mammen Mappillai

1928 - K.V.K. Raju - Founder, Nagarjuna Fertilisers, Kakinada

1982 - Nagendra Karri - Hollywood film director, Screenwriter and Producer.


1890: Jyotirao Phule
Social activist, writer, educationist and radical intellectual, Jyotirao Phule was born on April 11, 1827, in Maharashtra’s Satara district.

1962 — Krishna Chandra Dey, Bengali actor and musician

Updated  27 November 2016,  21 December 2012