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Today in History, 16th February.

Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s burial chamber is opened.

Nylon is invented

Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba

9-1-1 emergency telephone system goes into service… 47 more words

Today In History

5th February in Dalit History - Mahatma Jyotiba Phule asked economic assistance from Government

5 February 1852: Mahatma Jyotiba Phule asked economic assistance from Government for his educational institutions.[1]

Among the documents at the Mumbai Archives is an application dated 5 February 1852 written by Jyotiba Phule asking for economic assistance from the government for his educational institution. 2,315 more words


4th February in Dalit History - Dr. Ambedkar met Gandhi in Yervada Jail

04 Feb 1889: Phules adopted son, Dr.Yashwant was married to Radha the daughter of Sasane.

The Satyashodhak Samaj (The Truth-Seekerís Society) was established on 24 September 1873, and Savitribai was an extremely dedicated and passionate activist of the Samaj. 1,794 more words


2nd February in Dalit History - Death anniversary of Subedar Major Ramji Maloji Sakpal

2 February 1915: Death of Subedar Major Ramji Maloji Sakpal, father of  Dr. Ambedkar.

Dr. Ambedkar’s ancestral village is Ambavade, five miles off Mandanged, a small town in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. 952 more words


31st January in Dalit History - Baba Saheb Ambedkar started Mooknayak newspaper

31 January 1920: Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar started ‘Mooknayak’ newspaper.

Chatrapati Shahuji Maharaj had donated Rs 2500 as seed money to start Mooknayak (Leader of the Dumb) 164 more words


January - 30

2007 – in the US Microsoft releases Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007

1969 – the last concert of The Beatles (London)