History was not meant to be an exhaustive compendium of the names of the kings and dynasties and their achievements etc. It is treated as a powerful vehicle of awakening of cultural and social consciousness.
Peshwas were the loyal ministers of Marathas state who were appointed to assist the king in different administrative as well as political affairs.
3000 BC-1500 BC: Indus Valley Civilization began in Harappa, and was one of the world’s three earliest urban civilizations, contemporary to Sumer (in Mesopotamia/Iraq) and ancient Egypt. The cities of Harappa and Mohenjodaro become large metropolises. It had superior urban planning and sewage systems.
1765 AD: Grant of Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the British.
1770 AD: Famine in Bengal.
1991 AD: Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated in a bomb blast in Sriperumbudur, near Madras (May 21); P.V. Narasimha Rao is sworn-in as the ninth Prime Minister of India(June 21); At least 1500 people are feared dead as a devastating earthquake rocks Uttarkashi district of Uttar Pradesh(Oct20); Pondicherry becomes the first Union Territory of India to be declared fully literate.