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February 26 Today in Indian History

Historical Events Event of Interest 1910 Gandhi supports the African People’s Organisations resolution to declare the Prince of Wales day of arrival in South Africa a day of mourning, in protest against the South Africa Acts disenfranchisement of Indians, Coloureds and Africans Pacifist and Spiritual LeaderMahatma Gandhi 2019 India launches air strikes on alleged terrorist …

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February 24 Today in Indian History

Historical Events 1739 Battle of Karnal: Army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah Appointment of Interest 1786 Charles Cornwallis appointed governor-general of India General and Colonial AdministratorCharles Cornwallis Event of Interest 1924 Mahatma Gandhi released from jail Pacifist and Spiritual LeaderMahatma Gandhi Event of Interest …

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February 20 Today in Indian History

Historical Events 1846 British occupy Sikh citadel of Lahore Event of Interest 1947 Earl Mountbatten of Burma appointed as last viceroy of India to oversee the move to independence Supreme Allied Commander and Last Viceroy of IndiaLord Mountbatten Famous Birthdays 1945 Annu Kapoor, Indian actor (Vicky Donor), born in Bhopal, India 1976 Rohan Gavaskar, Indian …

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February 19 Today in Indian History

Historical Events 1949 Mass arrests of communists in India Famous Birthdays 1630 Shivaji Bhonsle [Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj], Indian warrior and founder of the Maratha Empire (disputed birth date; 1630-02-19 accepted by Indian government), born at Shivneri fort (d. 1680) 1911 Merle Oberon, British actress (That Uncertain Feeling, Wuthering Heights), born in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British …

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February 17 Today in Indian History

Historical Events Victory in Battle 1510 Portuguese admiral Afonso de Albuquerque first conquers the city of Goa, entering it with little conflict Admiral and Duke of GoaAfonso de Albuquerque Event of Interest 1976 Richard Hadlee takes 7-23 New Zealand v India, his 1st match-winning spell CricketerRichard Hadlee 2020 India’s Supreme Court grants equal rights to …

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