Sunday, November 23, 2014

24 January - History and Importance of the Day



In 2013 Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)




661 - Ali ibn Abu Talib, caliph of Islam (656-61), was murdered. Caliph Ali, son-in-law of Muhammad,
1857 – The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first fully-fledged university in South Asia.


1908 - Boy Scounts movement began with the publication of first writeup Scouting for Boys by Robert Baden-Powell
           http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/boy-scouts-movement-begins?catId=6

1939 – The deadliest earthquake in Chilean history strikes Chill├ín, killing approximately 28,000 people.


1965 - Death of Winston Churchill
           http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/winston-churchill-dies

Birthdays

1943 – Subhash Ghai, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter


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History of the Day - India -

24 January Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

History of Day - Films - English - Hindi - Telugu

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