October 1
1908 model t, ford model t, ford t, ford first car

In 1908, Henry Ford introduces the Legendary Model T for just $825

The first production, Model T Ford is finished on October 1, 1908, at the company's Piquette Avenue facility in Detroit. Between 1908 and 1927, Ford produced a... Read More

331 alexander the great, alexander, darius 3, darius iii, battle of gaugamela, Battle of Arbela

Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela in 331 BC.

The Battle of Gaugamela, also known as the Battle of Arbela, took place on October 1, 331 BCE, and was the final encounter between Alexander the Great of Macedon a... Read More

1953 andhra pradesh, andhra

Andhra Pradesh, an Indian state, was partitioned from Madras in 1953.

Potti Sri Ramulu, a major leader of the independent Andhra movement, began an indefinite fast on October 19, 1952, seeking a separate Andhra state from Madras for ... Read More

October 3
1739 turkish russian war, russo turkish war

At the end of the Russian-Turkish War (1736-1739), the Ottoman Empire and Russia signed the Treaty of Nissa in 1739.

Treaty of Nissa, a treaty of peace was signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russian Empire on October 3rd in the year 1739 to end up the Russio-Turkish War. As per the... Read More

1952 United Kingdom, Montebello islands, operation hurricane, nuclear weapon, nuclear testing

During Operation Hurricane on Monte Bello Island in Australia in 1952, the United Kingdom became the world's third nuclear power.

In the year 1952, on October 3rd United Kingdome became the third country to test the nuclear weapons after United States and Soviet Union. The code named 'Hur... Read More

1977 indira gandhi, indira gandhi arrested, indira gandhi facts

Indira Gandhi was arrested in 1977 for many breaches of privilege and contempt of the House.

Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India was arrested in the year 1977, on October 4th in Delhi on the charges of corruption and misuse of authority. With h... Read More

October 4
1854 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln delivered his first political address at the Illinois State Fair in 1854.

On October 4th in the year 1854, Abraham Lincoln delivered his first political address at Illinois State Fair. The main motive of that speech was to oppose the sla... Read More

October 5
1994 Micheal Jordan, jordan, jordan score, best of jordan

Michael Jordan established career highs in 3-point attempts and 3-point field goals in 1994, nearly double prior numbers.

Michael Jordan best known by his initials MJ is an former American Professional basketballer and buisnessman. He played 15 seasons in the NBA, and had won six cham... Read More

1274 ghost of tsushima, tsushima war, mongol army, japan vs mongol

Around 1,000 Mongol army men landed on the Japanese island of Tsushima in 1274, the first onslaught of Kublai Khan's Mongol invasion of Japan.

The Mongol invasion on Japan took place in 1274. It was when Kublai Khan sent two huge fleets from China and Korea. When Mongol departed for the invasion of Japan,... Read More

1905 Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright, flyer iii, wright brothers

Orville and Wilbur Wright's "Flyer III" trip 38.5 km in 38.3" in 1905

October 5th marks the thirtd flyer trip. It was the first airplane that was capable of sustained and maneuverable flight. It was on 5th October 1905, when the flig... Read More

October 6
1889 first motion paper, Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison exhibited his first motion film in 1889.

Around 1889, Edison assembled a team of muckers, led by William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, to work on this project. They created the Strip Kinetograph, a very early m... Read More

October 7
1959 far side of the moon, dark side of moon, ussr luna 3, ussr moon

The far side of the Moon was observed for the first time in 1959, thanks to the USSR's Luna 3 space mission.

The radio-controlled Luna 3 lunar program was a huge success, with 20 missions to the Moon conducted between January 1959 and October 1970. The AFA-E1 camera on th... Read More

1737 Hooghly River, River Cyclone,

In 1737, a storm created 40-foot seas in Calcutta, India, killing 300,000 people.

A huge storm made landfall inside the Ganges River Delta, just south of Calcutta, West Bengal, India, early on October, 1737. With 381 mm (15 in) of rain pouring i... Read More

October 8
1992 Mortal Kombat, first Mortal Kombat, Scorpion, Johnny Cage, Sub-Zero, Sonya

Midway Games initially launched Mortal Kombat as a 2D fighting game in 1992.

Mortal Kombat, released by Midway, launched in arcades on October 8, 1992, and soon became a big coin-op sensation. Scorpion, Johnny Cage, Sub-Zero, and Sonya Blad... Read More

1931 air force day, air force, indian air force,

The Indian Air Force was founded in 1932.

Every year on October 8, India commemorates Indian Air Force Day since it was on this day in 1932 that the Indian Air Force was formally established as a supportin... Read More

1769 Captain Cook, James Cook, Captain James Cook, New Zealand, Poverty Bay

Captain James Cook arrived in New Zealand at Poverty Bay in 1769.

Captain James Cook, an English sailor, saw New Zealand on October 6, 1769, and arrived at Poverty Bay two days later. He created extensive maps of the land and wro... Read More

October 9
1941 Manhattan, dr manhattan, manhattan project, fdr, franklin d roosevelt, atomic bomb

In 1941, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, an atomic endeavor.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the agencies that led to the Manhattan Project in 1939, when U.S. intelligence operatives reported that scientists work... Read More

2012 Malala Yousafzai, Malala, i am Malala

In 2012, Malala Yousafzai, a women's rights and education campaigner was shot three times by a Taliban gunman as she attempted to board her school bus in the Swat area of northwest Pakistan.

A shooter shot Yousafzai as she was walking home from school on October 9, 2012. She survived and has continued to advocate for the value of education. She deliver... Read More

October 10
2014 Malala Yousafzai, Malala, Kailash Satyarthi, nobel prize, nobel peace prize

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.

Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani education activist, and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights activist, have both been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Ms Yousafza... Read More

October 11
1945 Mao Zedong, maoism, Mao Zedong facts, Maoists,

In 1945, a civil war broke out in China between the Kuomintang government led by Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Zedong's Communist Party.

Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Zedong, leaders of the Nationalist and Communist parties, met in 1945 for a series of negotiations on the creation of a post-war administra... Read More

October 14
2020 William Shakespeare's First Folio, Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare book,

2020 A copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio sells at auction for a record $9.98 million in New York.

On 14th October, 2020, a rare copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio sold for a record $9.98 million at an auction in New York. The book was the first colle... Read More

1991 Aung San Suu Kyi, Aung San Suu Kyi, nobel peace prize, nobel prize, Aung San Suu Kyi nobel prize

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese Peace Prize Laureate, is the daughter of the renowned liberation struggle leader Aung San. She was opposed to all forms of violence a... Read More

1956 Dr. BR Ambedkar, Ambedkar, Dr. BR Ambedkar facts, hindu conversion

In 1956 Nagpur, Ambedkar and 500,000 supporters convert to Buddhism.

Today is a very significant day in India for millions of erstwhile untouchables. It happened precisely 65 years ago today. Dr. BR Ambedkar, the architect of t... Read More

October 15
1940 The Dictator, Charlie Chaplin, Adolf Hitler, Charlie Chaplin Adolf Hitler, Charlie Chaplin nazi, The

The Great Dictator, a satirical social commentary film directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, was released in 1940.

The Great Dictator, an American comedy film directed and starred in by Charlie Chaplin, was released in 1940. It was Chaplin's most popular box office film, sa... Read More

1949 manipur, manipur india, mnaipur indian state

Manipur's land was taken over by the Indian government in 1949, and Tripura joined the Indian union.

Outlawed rebel organizations in Tripura and Manipur, Alliance for Socialist Unity, Kangleipak (ASUK) and National Liberation Front of Twipra (NLFT), have called fo... Read More

1932 tata airlines, first indian airlines, first indian flight, jrd tata, tata,

Tata Airlines (later known as Air India) conducted its maiden flight in 1932.

The inaugural flight of Tata Air Mail took place on October 15, 1932. JRD Tata flew the mail from Karachi to Bombay, and Vincent flew it from Bombay to Madras. Thi... Read More

October 24
1911 Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright, flyer iii, wright brothers, wright brothers flight,

In 1911, Orville Wright flew in a glider for 9 minutes and 45 seconds in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, setting a new world record that stood for ten years.

On October 24th, in the year 1911, Orville Wright set a new world soaring record of 9 minutes and 45 seconds of unpowered flight.The record had stood international... Read More

1982 Steffi Graf, Steffi Graf first match, Steffi Graf tennis

Steffi Graf competes in her first professional tennis match in 1982.

Steffi Graf, a renowned former German tennis player played her first professional tennis match in the year 1982 on October 24th. She, since then became a dominant ... Read More famousbio

October 26
1950  Mother Teressa,  Mother Teressa foundation,  Mother Teressa charity,  Mother Teressa missionary, mi

The Missionary of Charity was founded by Mother Teressa.

The Missonaryof Charity Centre was founded by Mother Teresa in the year 1950. The aim of this centre was to provide support to the people who are in need. Since th... Read More theprint

1947 Maharaja Hari Singh, Maharaja Hari Singh jammu, jammu kashmir joins india,

The Maharajah of Jammu and Kashmir joins India in 1947.

A legal document, The Instrument of Accession executed by Maharaja Hari Singh, the riler of princely state of Jammu and Kashmir on October 26 in the year 1946. By ... Read More

October 27
1954 disney facts, disney fact, disney, walk disney, disney gloves, mickey mouse, mickey facts,

Walt Disney's first television show, "Disneyland," aired on ABC in 1954.

The famous Walt Disney's first television show, Disneyland, was produced since the year 1954 under several other titals. However, the orginal version of the se... Read More

1728 James Cook, captain cook, captain james cook

James Cook, the British explorer, navigator, and cartographer who was the first European to discover much of Australia, the Pacific Islands, and New Zealand, was born in Marton, Yorkshire, England in 1728.

James Cook, a renowned British Naval Captain, Navigator and Explorer who sailed the seaways and coasts of Canada and conducted three expeditions to Pacific Ocean w... Read More wikimedia

1932 Boston, Massachusetts, Sylvia Plath, american poet, Sylvia Plath birth, Sylvia Plath birthday

1932 Sylvia Plath, American poet and novelist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1858. Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, was born in New York City.

Sylvia Plath, one of the most dynamic and admired poets of 20th century was born on October 27th in the year 1932. She was an important part of literary community,... Read More

October 28
1726 Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift, Benjamin Motte, Gulliver travel,

Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels" is published in London by Benjamin Motte in 1726.

One of the most famous novels in English Literature, Gulliver's Travels was first published on October 28th in the year 1726 by Benjamin Motte. The Novel is di... Read More

1831 Michael Faraday, dynamo, dynamo invention, Michael Faraday invention

Michael Faraday displays his dynamo invention, an electrical generator, in 1831.

Michael Faraday, on October 28th in 1831 invented the first laboratory models of Electric Generators or Dynamo. It consisted of a copper disc rotating between the ... Read More

October 29
1999 super cyclone, tropical super cyclone, tropical cyclone

In 1999, the worst Indian Ocean tropical super cyclone strikes Odisha, India, killing 9,885 people and reaching wind speeds of 300 miles per hour.

On October 29, 1999, a super cyclone with winds of 300 mph hit Odisha, causing what was perhaps the worst cyclonic tragedy in the previous century. The super cyclo... Read More wikipedia

2020 france, france islamophobia, islamophobia, President Macron, Prophet Muhammad

After a similar incident and President Macron's advocacy of the freedom to print caricatures of Prophet Muhammad, three people were stabbed to death in a church in Nice, France, in 2020.

French President Emmanuel Macron has stated that he understands why Muslims were outraged by cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad. It comes after a deadly knife... Read More britannica

2005 delhi bombings

On October 29, 2005, more than 60 people were killed in the Delhi bombings.

29th of October, 2005 With Diwali only two days away, Delhi's marketplaces were teeming with people. The holiday cheer was in the air until 5.30 p.m., when ter... Read More thequint

1959 Asterix, Asterix comics, Asterix in corsica, Asterix facts, first Asterix

Rene Goscinny's "Asterix" is originally published in the French magazine "Pilote" in 1959, drawn by Albert Uderzo.

On October 29, 1959, the serial debuted in the Franco-Belgian comic magazine Pilote. Goscinny and Uderzo had already achieved success with their series Oumpah-pah,... Read More nytimes

October 30
1502 Vasco da Gama, Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama returns to Calicut, India, for the second time in 1502.

He desired retaliation for the abuse meted out to the last mission. Vasco da Gama landed in Calicut on the Malabar coast for the second time on October 30, 1502. H... Read More wikimedia

1905 Tsar Nicholas II, czar, tsar, the duma, duma

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia provides civil rights and approves the first Duma in the "October Manifesto" of 1905. (Parliament)

The Duma was the elected legislative body that, together with the State Council, served as the imperial Russian legislature from 1906 until its dissolution after t... Read More wikimedia

1938 H. G. Wells, H. G. Wells books, hg wells, hg wells books, war of the worlds

A radio broadcast of H. G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds," narrated by Orson Welles, supposedly sparks a worldwide panic in 1938.

A deep dive into one of the most contentious events in broadcasting history: Orson Welles' 1938 radio drama about Martians invading New Jersey." According... Read More history

November 1
1348 black death, black death london, black death facts, black death year

On or around this day in 1348, the Black Death arrives in London.

Black death struck London in November 1348 and spread all the way up the coast of East Anglia early in the new year. It had ravaged Wales and the Midlands by sprin... Read More historytoday

1894 the last czar, the last tsar, last tsar, Alexander III, Nicholas II, Nikolay Aleksandrovich, tsar,

After the demise of Alexander III in 1894, Nicholas II becomes the next Tsar of Russia.

On November 1, 1894, Nicolas II succeeded his father Alexander III as Tsar, and on May 26, 1896, he was crowned Tsar in Moscow. April 1894, Nikolay Aleksandrovich ... Read More

1922 Sultanate, turkish parliament, Constantinople, Smyrna, Turkish War, Ottoman Sultanate, ottoman rule,

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk seizes Constantinople from Mehmed VI in 1922, establishing the Republic of Turkey and bringing the Ottoman Empire to an end.

The occupations of Constantinople and Smyrna galvanized the Turkish national movement, which eventually triumphed in the Turkish War of Independence. On November 1... Read More

1941 pearl harbor, Suzuki pearl harbor, pearl harbor facts, pearl harbor attack

Suzuki and Maejima, Japanese navy staff officers, arrive at Pearl Harbor in 1941.

The Japanese ship Taiyo Maru landed at Honolulu in November 1941, carrying 340 passengers, including Suguru Suzuki, the Japanese Imperial Navy's youngest lieut... Read More britannica

1954 ind vs france, india vs france, french colonies, Pondichéry, Yanam, Mahe, Karaikal

India takes over management of four French Indian colonies in 1954.

In 1948, France and India agreed that the inhabitants of France's Indian possessions would choose their political future. French India was not de jure united w... Read More

1956 Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, tamil nadu

Today! Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Haryana are created as Indian states in 1956.

On November 1, 1956, the states of Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Punjab, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu observed formation day, while D... Read More deccanherald

1973 Mysore, Karnataka, karunadu, mysore name change

The Indian state of Mysore is renamed Karnataka in 1973 to represent all of Karunadu's territories.

Former Chief Minister D. Devaraj Urs is credited with renaming Mysore State Karnataka on November 1, 1973; however, historians claim that the term 'Karnataka&#... Read More

1956 delhi, delhi state status, delhi union territory

Today! Delhi becomes a union territory of India in 1956.

On November 1st, another chapter was added to the golden history of the capital of India, i.e. Delhi. That chapter made the capital of India. Delhi, a Union Territ... Read More goibibo

1966 Punjab, punjabi, chandigarh, Hindi, haryana,

In 1966, the Indian state of Haryana was formed from Punjab, and the territory of Chandigarh was established.

Haryana was formed on November 1, 1966, as a result of the division of the former state of Punjab into two separate states: Punjab, which spoke Punjabi, and Haryan... Read More

1997 titanic, titanic premiere, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

The 1997 Tokyo International Film Festival saw the world premiere of James Cameron's "Titanic," starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.

The film is based on the sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912. Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio feature in it. The two actors play characters from different socioe... Read More wallpaperaccess

November 2
1947 Spruce Goose, Howard Hughes, hughes aircraft

Today, Howard Hughes flies the "Spruce Goose," a massive wooden airplane, for the first and only time in 1947.

The Hughes Flying Boat, once the biggest aircraft ever built, is flown on its first and only flight by creator Howard Hughes. The gigantic wooden aircraft, built o... Read More designyoutrust

1963 Ngo nhu Dim, Ngo nhu Dim death, Ngo nhu Dim assassination, Ngo nhu Dim assault

Today, at the age of 62, Ngô nh Dim, President and autocratic leader of South Vietnam, was killed in a coup.

Ngo Dinh Nhu was South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem's younger brother and main political adviser. Nhu commanded the ARVN special forces and the Personali... Read More

November 3
1838 times of india, bombay times, The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce, bombay times,

Today, The Times of India, the world's most widely read English-language daily broadsheet newspaper, was launched in 1838 as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce Today.

The daily was formed in 1838 in Mumbai (then Bombay) under the British Raj to serve the British citizens of western India, after Lord Metcalfe's Act of 1835, w... Read More

1911 Chevrolet car, chevorlet first car, model t, ford model t

Chevrolet officially joins the automotive market in 1911, competing with the Ford Model T.

Chevrolet, sometimes known informally as Chevy and formally as the Chevrolet Subsidiary of General Motors Company, is an American vehicle division of the American ... Read More

1957 Laika, Laika dog, Laika space dog, soviet union, ussr

Today, the Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2 in 1957, with space dog Laika, a mostly-Siberian husky, onboard, becoming the first animal in orbit.

On November 3, 1957, the Soviet Union astonished the world by launching Sputnik 2. Laika, the first animal to orbit Earth, was aboard the tiny satellite. Laika, ho... Read More time

November 4
1922 Tutankhamun, Tutankhamun tomb, Tutankhamun face, Tutankhamun discovery, Howard Carter

Today, Howard Carter discovers Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt in 1922.

A team led by British Egyptologist Howard Carter began excavating Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings on November 4, 1922. Tutankhamun, also ... Read More

2008 Barack Obama, Barack Obama president, president Barack Obama, obama, Barack Obama wife,

Today, Barack Obama is elected President of the United States, becoming the first African-American to do so, beating Republican contender John McCain.

Senator Barack Obama of Illinois defeated Senator John McCain of Arizona on November 4, 2008, to become the 44th President of the United States and the first Afric... Read More history

November 5
1556 Mughal Empire, Akbar, Akbar empire, Humayun empire, Humayun

Today! Akbar succeeds his father Humayun as Sultan of Delhi in 1556.

The Mughal Empire spanned nearly one million square kilometres at the time of Akbar's death in 1556. Then, on November 5,1556, Humayun succeeded his father as ... Read More

1556 Second Battle of Panipat, akbar, Chandra Vikramaditya, Hem Chandra, battle of panipat

In the Second Battle of Panipat in 1556, Hindu Emperor of North India Hem Chandra Vikramaditya is defeated by Mughal Emperor Akbar's army, who capture and eventually behead Hem Chandra.

On November 5, 1556, the Second Battle of Panipat was fought between the forces of Samrat Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, popularly known as Hemu, the Hindu king who rul... Read More

1869 Chittaranjan Das, Chittaranjan Das freedom fighter, Deshbandhu,

Chittaranjan Das, an Indian lawyer and politician who founded the Swaraj Party, was born in Bikrampur, British India, in 1869.

Chittranjan Das, popularly known as Deshbandhu, was an Indian politician, a prominent lawyer, an activist of the Indian National Movement, and the founder of the S... Read More

November 6
1860 Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln assassination, john wilkes booth, lincoln assassination, president

Republican Abraham Lincoln of Illinois was elected as the 16th President of the United States of America in 1860.

On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected President of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the first Republican to do so. Des... Read More

1913 gandhi jayanthi, gandhi born, gandhi south africa, gandhi satygraha, gandhi in south africa

MK Gandhi was detained in South Africa in 1913 for spearheading an Indian miners' march.

Gandhi was arrested while leading a march on November 6, 1913, that included 127 women, 57 children, and 2037 men. He was freed on bond, returned to the march, and... Read More

2016 Indian government, Delhi, Delhi govt, Delhi smog, Delhi pollution

In 2016, the Indian government declared Delhi's air pollution levels to be an emergency, halting schools and construction sites.

The Indian government has declared extreme levels of harmful air pollution in Delhi a "emergency scenario," with authorities announcing a plan to tempora... Read More cidm

November 7
1858 Bipin Chandra Pal, Bipin Chandra Pal facts, Bipin Chandra Pal biography, Bipin Chandra Pal bio

Bipin Chandra Pal, an Indian patriot and independence warrior, was born in Habiganj, Sylhet area, India, in 1858.

Bipin Chandra Pal was born on November 7, 1858, in Poil village, Syllhet district, Bangladesh. He was born into a prosperous Hindu Vaishnavite family. Ramchandra P... Read More

1888 Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, CV Raman, Raman Effect, CV Raman bio, CV Raman biography, CV Raman fac

In Tiruchirappalli, India, in 1888, Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, an Indian physicist who earned the Nobel Prize in 1930 for light scattering, was born.

On November 7, 1888, Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was born in Tiruchirappalli, Southern India. His father was a mathematics and physics instructor, therefore he wa... Read More nationalheroesofindia

1867 Marie Curie, Marie Curie birth, Marie Curie bio, Marie Curie biography, Marie Curie invention, Marie

Marie Curie, the Polish-French physicist who discovered radium and the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1867.

Maria Sklodowska, later known as Marie Curie, was born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867. (modern-day Poland). Curie was the youngest of five siblings, the others bein... Read More britannica

November 8
2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Modi, pm modi, modi, demonetization, demonetization why

During an unannounced live broadcast address in 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces the demonetization of all 500 and 1,000 banknotes, scrapping 86 percent of the notes in circulation in a fight against corruption.

On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went on national television and said that all Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 high-value notes will become worthless by midni... Read More

1431 Vlad TepeÅŸ, real dracula, vlad the impaler, vlad iii,

Vlad III the Impaler, a Wallachian prince, was born in SighiÅŸoara, Transylvania, Romania in 1431.

Vlad III - afterwards known as Vlad the Impaler, Vlad TepeÅŸ - was born in 1431 at the Sighisoara Citadel, the son of Vlad II Dracul, who was the illegitimate so... Read More

2005 Narayanan, K. R. Narayanan, kr narayanan, kr narayanan bio

K. R. Narayanan, India's 10th President, died in 2005 at the age of 85.

Kocheril Raman Narayanan was appointed vice president of India in 1992 and elected president in 1997. Narayanan was born on February 4, 1921, to a destitute Dalit ... Read More

November 9
1799 napolean, napolean facts, napolean fact, Coup of 18 Brumaire, Coup of Brumaire, Napoleon coup

In 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte stages a coup and ascends to the position of dictator of France under the title of First Consul.

Napoleon was a member of a party that successfully ousted the French Directory in November 1799, in an incident known as the coup of 18 Brumaire. The Directory was... Read More

1907 Cullinan, Cullinan diamond, Cullinan car, King Edward VII, King Edward

In the year 1907 On his birthday, King Edward VII receives the Cullinan Diamond, the biggest diamond ever unearthed.

The Cullinan Diamond is the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever discovered, weighing 3,106.75 carats (621.35 g) (21.9 ounces) and discovered on January 26, 1905... Read More

2019 babri masjid case, ayodhya temple, ayodhya case, ram mandir, ram mandir temple, ayodhya ram temple

In 2019, India's Supreme Court finds in favor of Hindus over Muslims in a dispute over who has the claim to the Ayodhya holy site.

The 2.77 acres, previously claimed by both Hindus and Muslims, were the site of a 16th century mosque was demolished by right-wing mobs to unearth and find  a... Read More

2019 Kartarpur, Kartarpur sahib, Kartarpur corridor, Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur

In 2019, the Kartarpur corridor will open, allowing Sikh pilgrims from India to visit the holy shrine of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan without requiring a visa.

Ahead of Guru Nanak's 550th Prakash Purab celebrations, the Kartarpur corridor, which connects Sri Darbar Sahib Dera Baba Nanak in India's Punjab with Gurd... Read More cnn