events in india

A timeline about india's important events

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mogul Emperor Sha jahan begins to build a building of his wife

02/26/1638

modula emperor Sha jahan begins constuction of a building called taj mahal for the memory of his wife Mumtaz

the british take over india

04/14/1858

the moguls of india were over thrown by Great Britain.

Mahatma gandhi figures out a way to free india from britain

4/23/1915

After studying a british law a man named Mahatma Gandhi starts fighting for India's freedom,by creating a resistance but doing it in a peaceful way.

india gains independence from Great Britain

05/23/1947

India becomes an independent country, and is divided between

gandhi gets assassinated

06/15/1948

After saving india from being controlled by Britain about a year later he is assassinated for abviously freeing india.

A woman named Indira Gandhi becomes pres.

04/10/1966

Indira Gandhi ( Not related to Mahatma) become on of the first female presidents of india.

India wins their first cricket world cup

06/16/1983

indias tests their first nuclear weapon

05/08/1998

India had finally tested their first nuclear weapon so far only one of seven countries have done it.

india has a population of 1billion

04/12/2000

india has reached a population of 1billion

the first female president in india ever has been elected

11/14/2007

Pratibha Patil is the first president of india that was female