Sunday, February 28, 2016

18 April - Day in History of India and Importance


1336 - Vijayanagar empire was established
http://thehistoryindia.blogspot.in/2013/05/vijayanagar-empire-foundation-and.html
*Check the date of establishment of the empire - The above article says it is 4 May.

1612 - Marriage of Shah Jehan and Mumtaj Mahal

1859 - Tatya Tope was hanged.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatya_Tope

1898 - Damodar Hari Chapekar was hanged.

1917 - Champaran Satyagraha by Gandhi

1919 - Gandhi suspends Satyagraha

1930 - Surya Sen attacked armoury of Chittagong

1966 - Kuwalyanand Swami (Jagannath Ganesh Gune), great yoga teacher and physical fitness expert passed away.

1971 - India's first Jumbo Jet - Boeing 747 landed at Mumbai.

1971 - Sunil Gavaskar made 220 in second innings. In first innings he made 124 in the Test against West Indies.  ( I was in Madras around that time).




Birthdays

1858 - Bharata Ratna D.K. Karve
1904 - Ramanath Goenka, founder of Indian Express news paper
1914 - Cottari Subbanna Naidu (C.K. Naidu)
1918 - Lalita Pawar


Death

1859 - Tatya Tope was hanged.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatya_Tope

1898 - Damodar Hari Chapekar was hanged.





http://www.indianage.com/0418.html

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