Interesting Fast Facts about Indian History Part-IV

  • First Indian Railway line opened from Bombay to Thane In the year 1853
  • First World War started in the year 1914
  • First War of India’s Independence was fought in the year 1857
  • The Britishers defeated the combined forces of Scindia, Bhonsle and Holkars in the second Anglo- Maratha War fought during the years 1803 – 06
  • Indian Councils Act and Indian Penal Code were passed in the year 1861
  • Muslim League was formed in the year 1906
  • First World War ended in the year 1918
  • First partition of Bengal was done in the year 1905
  • Jawaharlal Nehru was born in the year 1889
  • Mahatma Gandhi was born in the year 1869
  • Rowlatt Act was passed in the year 1919
  • Marathas under Peshwa Baji Rao, Babasahib Bhonsle and Holkar were defeated by British in the third Anglo-Maratha War fought during the years 1817 – 19
  • Delhi became the capital of India in the year 1911
  • British defeated the Sikhs and forced them to sign treaty of Lahore in the first Anglo-Sikh War fought during the years 1845 – 46
  • Census of India started in thereat 1901
  • Minto-Morley reforms were introduced in the year 1909
  • The Sikhs were defeated by British and Punjab was annexed by the British Company after the second Anglo-Sikh War fought during the years 1848 – 49
  • Non-cooperation Movement was started during the period 1920 – 22
  • Rabindranath Tagore was born in the year 1861
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh died in the year 1839
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