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Today in History - 24 February - Syskool

1786 Charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India. 1948 The State of Junagarh, whose accession to India was protested by Pakistan in the UN Security Council, voted in favour of India in a popular referendum held on 20 February. 1961 Government of Madras province was renamed as Tamil Na...

Today in History - 23 February - Syskool

1768 Nizam accepted British supremacy and Smith Col. signed peace treaty with the Nizam. 1792 The Third Mysore War ended in Tipu Sultan’s signing of Peace Treaty dictated by Lord Cornwallis & surrendering his two sons, Abdul Khaliq & Maiz – Uddin. This is known as Treaty of Srirang...

Today in History - 22 February - Syskool

1845 Serampore of Hooghly district and Balasore cities from Dutch purchased East Indian Company. 1854 Kawasji Nanabhai Dawar started the first Cloth Mill namely ‘Bombay Spinning Mills’. 1873 Sir Muhammad Ekbal, writer of song ‘Sare Jahanse Achha’, was born. 1944 Kasturba Gandhi passed away i...

Today in History - 16 February - Syskool

1927 Rail service started between India and Nepal. 1931 Viceroy Lord Irwin meets Mahatma Gandhi for the first time. 1933 Surya Sen Masterda, revolutionary freedom fighter, who attacked the Armoury of Chittagong with 62 men of the Indian Republican Army and was underground on Jalalabad Hills, w...

Today in History - 15 February - Syskool

1869 Mirza “”Galib”” Asad Ullah Beg Khan, famous Urdu poet and writer, passed away. 1915 In Singapore on this day in 1915, Indian soldiers launch the first large-scale mutiny of World War I. Some 800 soldiers in the Indian army’s 5th Light Infantry Brigade broke out of their barracks on....