Tag archive for ‘HistoryClub’
By gktoday On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

On this Day ,Feb 12 Last emperor of China abdicated

On this day in 1912, Puyi, the last emperor of China, abdicated at the end of the Chinese Revolution.  Hsian-T’ung, the last emperor of China, is forced to abdicate following Sun Yat-sen’s More...

By gktoday On Monday, December 4th, 2017

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, More...

By gktoday On Monday, December 4th, 2017

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

Abadan: (Iran); oil fields. Aberdeen: Known as Granite City is famous for Britain’s largest granite-exporting industry. It is in Scotland. Abu Simbal: (Egypt) famous ancient temple cut out of rock by Rameses II. Al-Aqsa: More...

By gktoday On Saturday, December 18th, 2010

The famous Mousehole Christmas Lights

19 December 2010 This day in history: On the 19th of December 1981 the Penlee Lifeboat, Solomon Browne, set out, with eight of Mousehole’s men, to aid a stricken vessel, never to return. Although a quarter More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

History GK-Major Historical Events Starting from B.C 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 More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
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Abdul Ghaffar Khan: He was popularly known as ‘Frontier Gandhi’. Refer Red Shirts and also under Civil Disobedience Movement. Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan: lived during the reign of Akbar. He translated More...