Interesting Fast Facts about Indian History Part-I

  • Era of Hijri began in the year 622
  • Mahavira was born in the year 599 B.C. and died in 527 B.C.
  • Somnath Temple was destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni in the year 1025
  • Saka Era began in the year 78 A.D.
  • Fahien visited India during the period399 – 414
  • Indus Valley Civilization flourished during the years 2500-1500 B.C.
  • Chandragupta Maurya defeated Seleucus in the year 305 B.C.
  • Gautama Buddha was born in the year 563 B.C.
  • Hiuen-Tsang traveled in India during the period629 – 645
  • The oldest of the Vedas is Rig Veda
  • Prithvi Raj Chauhan: the Rajput ruler of Delhi and Ajmer defeated Muhammad Ghori, the Sultan of Ghazni in the first battle of Tarain fought in the year 1191
  • Reign of Kanishka was in the years120 – 162
  • Vikrama Era began in the year 58 B.C.
  • Muhammad Bin Qasim Invaded Sind in the year 712
  • Ashoka defeated the King of Kalinga in the battle of Kalinga fought in the year 261 B.C.
  • Alexander invaded India and defeated Porus in the battle of Hydaspes (Jhelum) fought in the year 326 B.C.
  • Alexander died in the year 323 B.C.
  • Gautama Buddha died in the year 483 B.C.
  • First time Huns Invaded India in the year454 A.D.
  • Aryabhatta was an Astronomer
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