Today In History
Learn what happened today in history around the world including major events across the world!
Buddhist monks from Kyōto’s Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536).
Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap
East India Company was appointed as the centralised Regulatory Authority through India by Pitt’s India Act, which was accepted in British Parliament in England.
Prussia joins Anglo-Dutch alliance to form Triple Alliance to prevent spread of Russo-Swedish War of 1788-90
Madam Bhikaji Rustom Cama, freedom fighter, Indian lady revolutionary and politician, passed away at Bombay.
Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese forces begin the Battle of Shanghai, a conflict that will last 3 months and involve 1 million troops
The Manhattan Project commences, under the direction of US General Leslie Groves: its aim – to deliver an atomic bomb
First test flight of ‘Hindustan Trainer-2’ (H.T.2) which was indigenously designed and manufactured in India.
National Highways Act was approved by the Parliament of India.
India signs two agreements with the World Bank for concessional credit through the International Development Association for $115.4 million.
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