15
August

What Happened this Day in India History Events.

1772 The East India Company decided to set up separate civil and criminal courts in the districts.
1854 East India Railway ran the first passenger train from Calcutta to Hooghly in a distance of 37 km. However, it was officially inaugurated in 1885.
1872 Writer and litterateur Sri Aurobindo was born.
1947 Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was sworn in as the first Prime Minister of independent India.
1950 An earthquake of 8.6 magnitude killed 20 to 30 thousand people in India.
1972 Postal index number ie PIN code is implemented.
1982 The national program of nationwide color broadcasting and TV was inaugurated in Delhi.
1990 The ground-to-air missile Akash was successfully launched.
1907 It was founded on 15 August as part of the Indian Bank-Swadeshi movement.
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