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Modern History: Important Dates and Events

History is a description of the events which are related to past incidents. Some historical events have been written in the golden words. In this article we have published some events which have affected the mankind as a whole and geography as well.
Aug 24, 2019 15:38 IST
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Modern History: Important Dates and Events
Modern History: Important Dates and Events

It is observed in the past exams that questions based on the history are always asked in the different competitive exams like UPSC, PSC, CPF, CDS, NDA and different others. So jagran josh josh published the list of some important historical events. These events have affected the Indian history and geography in a broad way.

List of the events is as follows;

Date

Event

1757

Battle of Plassey ensured the establishment of British political rule in India.

1761

Third Battle of Panipat

1764

Battle of Buxar

1765

Clive was appointed Company's Governor in India

1767-69

First Anglo-Mysore War

1780

Birth of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

1780-84

Second Anglo-Mysore War

1784

Pitt’s India Act

1790-92

Third Anglo-Mysore War

1793

The Permanent Settlement of Bengal

1799

Fourth Anglo-Mysore War and  Death of Tipu Sultan

1802

Treaty of Bassein

1809

Treaty of Amritsar

1829

Practice of Sati prohibited

1830

Raja Rammohan Roy visits England

1833

Raja Rammohan Roy Died at Bristol, England

1839

Death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

1839-42

First Anglo-Afghan War

1845-46

First Anglo-Sikh War

1852

Second Anglo-Burmese War

1853

First Railway line opened between Bombay and Thane and a Telegraph line in Calcutta

1857

 First War of Independence taken place in India

1861

Birth of Rabindranath Tagore

1869

Birth of Mahatma Gandhi

1885

Foundation of Indian National Congress

1889

Birth of Jawaharlal Nehru

1897

Birth of Subhash Chandra Bose

1903

Tibet Expedition (Young Husband delegation)

1905

Partition of Bengal by Lord Curzon

1906

Foundation of Muslim League laid down by Salimullah at Dhaka

1911

Delhi Darbar, King and Queen visited India and  Delhi becomes the capital of India

1914

World War I begun

1916

Lucknow Pact signed between Congress and Muslim League

1918

World War I ended

1919

Montague-Chelmsford Reforms introduced, Jallianwala Bagh massacre at Amritsar

1920

Khilafat Movement launched

1927

Boycott of Simon Commission

1928

Death of Lala Lajpat Rai

1929

Resolution of 'Poorna Swaraj' (complete independence) was passed at Lahore Session of Indian National Congress.

1930

Dandi March by Mahatma Gandhi (April 6, 1930), Civil disobedience movement launched

1931

Gandhi-Irwin Pact

1935

Government of India Act passed

1937

Provincial Autonomy, 'Congress forms ministries

1939

World War II begins (September 3)

1941

Escape of Subhash Chandra Bose from India, Death of Rabindranath Tagore

1942

Cripps Mission arrived in India, Quit India movement launched on August 8

1943-44


Bengal famine

1945

Trial of Indian National Army at Red Fort; Shimla Conference; World War II ended

1946

British Cabinet Mission visited India, Interim government formed at the Centre

1947

Division of India; India & Pakistan became separate independent dominions

The above mentioned list covers some very important events of the Indian history which still have impact o out history and geography.

In the above list of Modern History: Important Dates and Events will enhance the chances of section of the aspirants in the different competitive exams.

general knowledge of the readers.

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