Indian History – Eras & Dynasties

The Eras a) Vikram Era—58 BC, b) Saka Era—78 AD, c) Kalachuri Era—248 AD, d) Gupta Era—319-20 AD, e) Harsha Era—606 AD, f) Nevari Era of Nepal—October 20, 879 AD. g) Kollane Era of Malabar—825 AD, h) Chalukya-Vikramaditya Era—1075 AD, i) Ilahi Era started by Akbar—1556 AD. Alexander’s Invasion (326 BC) Alexander, son of Philip, More...

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By gktoday On Monday, December 4th, 2017

Historical Places -Historical Places and its features Starting with the alphabet F

Fleet Street: A street in London running from Temple Bar eastwards to Ludgate Circus. It is named after the River Fleet. The area (with adjoining streets) houses the offices and printing establishments of many More...

By gktoday On Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Educational Packages from google

Google’s World Wonders Project offers an innovative way to teach history and geography to students of primary and secondary schools all over the world. These educational packages for your classroom are free too. More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Chappar Chiri and the Sikh Community

Chappar Chiri has a special place in Sikh history. It was here that Banda Singh Bahadur, one of the most respected warriors in Sikh history, won the battle against Wazir Khan, who commanded the Mughal army. The More...

By gktoday On Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Quiz about history and historical events

The name of the first airplane flown at Kitty Hawk by the Wright Brothers, on December 17, 1903, was Bird of Prey. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal. It was adopted More...

By gktoday On Friday, June 17th, 2011

Gk based on Historical Dates

1812 The War of 1812 began. 1815 Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo by British, German, and Dutch forces. 1873 Suffragist Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential More...

By gktoday On Monday, May 9th, 2011

History GK Series-1-Major Historical Events Starting from BC 2500

B.C 2500-1800 Indus valley civilization. 599 Birth of Mahavir; Nirvana in 523. B.C. 563 Birth of Gautam Buddha; Nirvana in 483 B.C. 327-26 Alexander’s invasion of India and the opening More...

By gktoday On Thursday, April 21st, 2011

General Knowledge based on Indian History and Culture

01. The word Bharat comes first from Rig-Veda. 1. There are 1028 Vedic texts in Rig-Veda 2. Language of Vedas was Sanskrit 3. Gayatri Mantra is mentioned in 3rd mandal of Rig-Veda 4. Savitri or Sun is worshipped More...

By gktoday On Thursday, November 25th, 2010

History Quiz -Questions and Answers based on Indian History and Culture

1.Which was the first metal to be used by man (a) Copper (b) Iron (c) Bronze (d) Tin Answer : A 2.The main historical source regarding the information about village government under the Cholas is the (a) Halmidi More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Alfred Nobel and his last will

Alfred Nobel Alfred Nobel was born on October 21, 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1842, when Alfred was nine years old, his mother (Andrietta Ahlsell) and brothers (Robert and Ludvig) moved to St. Petersburg, Russia More...