What happened today in history (4 February): Rosa Parks and Oscar De La Hoya born, Madhusudan Das and S.N. Bose died, Facebook was founded, Chauri Chaura incident occurred, Satya Nadella was appointed Microsoft CEO, Sri Lanka gained independence, and more.
What happened today in history (3 February): Raghuram Rajan and Ram Singh Kuka born, Buddy Holly and Johannes Gutenberg died, battle of Diu fought, Pixar animation studios formed, La Dolce Vita premiered, operation thunderclap took place during World War II, and more.
What happened today in history (2 February): Shakira and Khushwant Singh born, Dmitri Mendeleev, Bertrand Russell and Chris Kyle passed away, Battle of Stalingrad ended, longest boxing match, band lifted on Nelson Mandela, Jeff Bezos announced his resignation as Amazon CEO, and more.
What happened today in history (1 February): Clark Gable, Ronda Rousey, Brahmanandam and Jackie Shroff born, Kalpana Chawla, Daniel Pearl and Buster Keaton died, first volume of Oxford English Dictionary published, space shuttle Columbia exploded, National Rail Museum established, Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi won mixed doubles at Australian Open, and more.
What happened today in history (31 January): Franz Schubert, Justin Timberlake and Preity Zinta born, Guy Fawkes and Suraiya died, Family Guy debuted on NBC, first daytime soap opera aired, UK formally left the EU, first US satellite launched, and more.
What happened today in history (30 January): Christian Bale, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Chidambram Subramaniam born, Orville Wright and Mahatma Gandhi died, Martyrs Day celebrated in India, The Beatles’ last performance, worst maritime disaster ever occurred, Hitler became the Chancellor of Germany, and more.
What happened today in history (29 January): Oprah Winfrey, Anton Chekhov and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore born, poet Robert Frost died, Dr Strangelove premiered, India’s first newspaper published, world’s first car patented, and more.
What happened today in history (28 January): Lala Lajpat Rai, Elijah Wood and Gianluigi Buffon born, Henry VIII and Charlemagne died, US Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, world’s first speeding ticket, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice first published, “Pakistan” word was coined, and more.
Republic Day 2023: It is celebrated on 26 January and is a proud moment for the country. The President of India unfurled the National Flag and starts the ceremony on Republic Day. There is a rich history behind the evolution of the Tricolour National Flag. Let us have a look at the history, and journey of the evolution of the Indian National Flag and when it was adopted in its present form.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Biography: He is an Indian Nationalist whose patriotism towards India has left a mark in the hearts of many Indians. On Netaji's birth anniversary, let us read more about him.
What happened today in history (21 January): Rasputin and Sushant Singh Rajput born, Vladimir Lenin and Rash Bihari Bose died, Louis XVI executed by guillotine, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya states formed, Agatha Christie’s first novel published in the UK, and more.
Indian Army Day 2022: Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year, because field marshal K. M. Cariappa became the first Indian Army Chief. Know the History, Significance, and why is army day celebrated in India.
Pongal 2023: Pongal is observed by the Tamil community across the world in mid-January every year. It is one of the biggest harvest festivals in India along with Makar Sankranti. Know the history, significance, and celebrations of the Pongal festival here.
What happened today in history (2 January): Birthday of Isaac Asimov and Tommy Morrison, the demise of Guccio Gucci, reclamation of Granada by Spain, recapture of Calcutta by Robert Clive, establishment of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan awards in India, and more.