Important Dates in History of India – Part 2

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1) Battle of Haldighati; Rana Pratap defeated by Akbar- 1576
2) Din-e-Illahi founded by Akbar- 1582
3) Death of Rana Pratap- 1597
4) Establishment of East India Company- 1600
5) Death of Akbar and accession of Jehangir- 1605
6) Execution of Guru Arjun Dev- 1606
7) Jehangir marries Nur jahan- 1611
8) Sir Thomas Roe visits Jehangir- 1616
9) Birth of Shivaji and death of Jehangir- 1627
10) Shahjahan becomes emperor of India- 1628
11) Death of Mumtaj Mahal- 1631
12) Conquest of Ahmadnagar by Shah Jahan- 1632-33
13) The British permitted to trade in india in Bengal- 1634
14) Battles of Dharmat (April-May 1658) and Samugarh (June 8, 1658). Dara Shikoh, elest son of Shah Jahan, defeated by Aurangzeb- 1658
15) Accession of Aurangzeb, Shahjahan imprisoned- 1659
16) Shivaji imprisoned by Aurangzeb- 1665
17) Death of Shahjahan- 1666
18) Execution of Teg Bahadur, the ninth Guru of Sikhs- 1675
19) Death of Shivaji- 1680
20) Death of Aurangzeb- 1707
21) Death of Guru Gobind Singh- 1708
22) Nadir Shah invades India- 1739
23) First Carnatic War- 1746
24) Second Carnatic War- 1748-54
25) Third Carnatic War- 1756-63
26) Battle of Plassey, establishment of British political rule in India at the hands of Lord Clive- 1757
27) Third Battle of Panipat; Shah Alam II becomes India’s emperor- 1761
28) Battle of Buxar- 1764
29) Clive appointed Company’s Governor in India- 1765
30) First Mysore war- 1767-69
31) The great Bangal Famine- 1770
32) First Maratha War- 1775-82
33) Maratha War- 1780-82
34) Birth of Maharaja Ranjit Singh- 1780
35) Second Mysore War- 1780-84
36) Pitt’s Omdoa Act- 1784
37) Third Mysore War- 1790-92
38) The Permanent Settlement of Bengal- 1793
39) Fourth Mysore War- Death of Tippu Sultan- 1799
40) Treaty of Bassein- 1802
41) Treaty of Amritsar- 1809
42) Practice of Sati Prohibited- 1829
43) Raja-Ram Mohan Roy, founder of Brahma Samaj, visited England- 1830
44) Death of Raja Ram Mohan Roy- 1833
45) Death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh- 1839
46) First Afghan War- 1839-42
47) First Anglo-Sikh War- 1845-46
48) Second Sikh war and annexation of the Punjab to British India- 1848-49
49) Second Anglo-Burmese War- 1852
50) First Railway line opened between Bombay and Thane- 1853
51) Telegraph line in Calcutta introduced- 1853
52) The Sepoy Mutiny or First War of Independence- 1857
53) Birth of Rabindranath Tagore- 1861
54) Birth of Mahatma Gandhi- 1869
55) Foundation of Indian National Congress- 1885
56) Birth of Jawaharlal Nehru- 1889
57) Birth of Subhash Chandra Bose- 1897
58) Tibet Expedition- 1904
59) First partition of Bengal under Lord Curzon- 1905
60) Foundation of Muslim League- 1906
61) Delhi Darbar; King and Queen visit India- 1911
62) Delhi became the capital of India- 1911
63) World War 1 begins- 1916
64) Lucknow Pact signed by Muslim League and Congress- 1916
65) World War 1 Ends- 1918
66) Montague-Chelmsford Reforms introduced- 1919
67) Jallianwala Bagh massacre at Amritsar- 1919
68) Khilafat Movement launched-1920
69) Boycott of Simon Commission- 1927
70) Broadcasting started in India- 1927
71) Death of all Lajpat Rai (Sher-e-Punjab)- 1928
72) Lord Orwaom’s Pact, resolution of complete independence passed at Lahore Congress- 1929
73) Civil Disobedience Movement launched- 1930
74) Dandi March by Mahatma Gandhi (April 6, 1970 )- 1930
75) Gandhi-Irwin Pact- 1931
76) Government of India Act enacted- 1935
77) Provincial Autonomy, Congress forms ministers- 1937
78) World War II begins (September I )- 1939
79) Death of Rabindranath Tagore- 1941
80) Escape of Subhash Chandra Bose from India- 1941
81) Arrival of Cripps Mission in India, ‘Quit India’ movement launched (Aug.8)- 1942
82) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose forms provincial Azad Hindu Hukumat and Indian National Army, Bengal famine- 1943-44
83) Trial of Indian National Army at Red Fort; Shimla Conference World War II ends- 1945
84) British Cabinet Mission visits India; Interim Government formed at the Centre-1946

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