This Day in History – May 11

This Day in History – May 11

1857 – In the Indian Rebellion of 1857, Delhi was seized from the British by Indian Rebels. 1998 – Operation Shakti or ‘Pokhran-II’ was carried out in Pokhran, Rajasthan in which three underground atomic tests were conducted, detonating one...
This Day in History – May 10

This Day in History – May 10

1857 – The Indian Rebellion of 1857, considered as the first war of Indian Independence, began as the sepoys of the East India Company revolt against their commanding officers at Meerut. 1863 – Father of the well-known writer Sukumar Ray and grandfather of...
This Day in History – May 9

This Day in History – May 9

1540 – The Ruler of Mewar, known for his bravery and chivalry, Maharana Pratap was born. He was constantly in battle with the invading Mughals for re-capturing Chittaur, the capital of Mewar. He fought many brave battles throughout his life for the glory of...
This Day In History – May 8

This Day In History – May 8

1916 – Indian spiritual guru, Swami Chinmayananda Saraswati was born. Born Balakrishnan Menon, he joined the Indian independence movement, after his graduation, and soon got arrested. Later, working as a journalist in ‘The National Herald’, he went...
This Day in History – May 7

This Day in History – May 7

1861 – Poet, Philosopher and Educationist ‘Gurudev’ Rabindranath Tagore was born. Gurudev gave the country its national anthem which is the first of the five stanzas of a poem composed in highly Sanskritized Bengali. He founded the Viswa-Bharti University at...
This Day in History- May 6

This Day in History- May 6

1857 – The British East India Company disbanded the complete 34th B.N.I. Regiment after a sepoy in the regiment of the English East India Company, Mangal Pandey, in opposition to the ammunition used in the Enfield P-53 rifle, attacked a British sergeant and...