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On This Day in History! March 7, 1987 – Stadium crowd goes wild as Sunil Gavaskar becomes first cricketer to smash 10000 Test runs

On This Day in History! March 7, 1987 – Stadium crowd goes wild as Sunil Gavaskar becomes first cricketer to smash 10000 Test runs

On this day, March 7, in the year 1987, Sunil Gavaskar became the first cricketer to reach milestone of 10,000 runs in Test cricket. Gava...Read More

On This Day in History! January 1, 2018 – Bhima-Koregaon violence shook the nation

On This Day in History! January 1, 2018 – Bhima-Koregaon violence shook the nation

On this day, January 1, last year in 2018, violence between two communal groups in Maharashtra’s Bhima Koregaon village shook the nation...Read More

On This Day in History! November 8, 2016 – Indian government orders demonetisation of Rs 500, Rs 1000 banknotes

On This Day in History! November 8, 2016 – Indian government orders demonetisation of Rs 500, Rs 1000 banknotes

On this day, November 8, in the year 2016, Indian government announced demonitisation of all Rs 500 and Rs 1000 banknotes of the Mahatma ...Read More

On this day ! October 31, 2005 – MS Dhoni smashed an unbeaten 183, his highest ODI score

On this day ! October 31, 2005 – MS Dhoni smashed an unbeaten 183, his highest ODI score

On this day, October 31, in the year 2005, MS Dhoni smashed his highest ODI score, an unbeaten 183. Under the captainship of Rahul Dravid...Read More

On This Day in History! September 11, 2001 – 9/11 terror attacks in United States shook the world

On This Day in History! September 11, 2001 – 9/11 terror attacks in United States shook the world

On this day in history, September 11, in the year 2001, United States of America (US) faced one of the most terrible terror attacks which...Read More

On This Day in History! August 29, 2017 – Mumbai comes to a standstill due to heavy rains

On This Day in History! August 29, 2017 – Mumbai comes to a standstill due to heavy rains

On this day, August 29, in the year 2017, heavy rains in Mumbai caused a lot of problems to the people. At least 14 people were reported ...Read More

On This Day in History! August 14, 1990- Sachin Tendulkar smashes maiden Test century

On This Day in History! August 14, 1990- Sachin Tendulkar smashes maiden Test century

On this day, August 14, in the year 1990, Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar smashed his first international century. This century of...Read More

On This Day in History! August 14, 1862 – Bombay High Court was established 

On This Day in History! August 14, 1862 – Bombay High Court was established 

On this day, August 14, in the year 1862, Bombay High Court was inaugurated under the High Courts Act of 1861. British engineer Colonel J...Read More

On This Day in Indian Cinema: August 8, 1932 – Dada Kondke was born

On This Day in Indian Cinema: August 8, 1932 – Dada Kondke was born

On August 8, 1932, one of the greatest artists of Indian cinema, Dada Kondke was born. Krishna Kondke, popularly known as Dada Kondke, wa...Read More

On This Day in History! August 7, 1947 — BMC started BEST services

On This Day in History! August 7, 1947 — BMC started BEST services

On this day in history, August 7, in the year 1947, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) started the BEST services in Mumbai. The int...Read More

On This Day In Bollywood: August 1, 1913 – Bhagwan Dada was born

On This Day In Bollywood: August 1, 1913 – Bhagwan Dada was born

On August 1, 1913, one of the finest actors of the Indian film industry, Bhagwan Dada was born as Bhagwan Abhaji Palav. Bhagwan Abhaji Pa...Read More

On This Day in History: July 26, 2008 – Series of 21 bomb blast went-off in Ahmedabad, killed 56

On This Day in History: July 26, 2008 – Series of 21 bomb blast went-off in Ahmedabad, killed 56

On this day July 26 2008, series of 21 bomb blast hit the city of Ahmedabad within a span of 70 minutes. 56 people were killed and more t...Read More

On This Day in History: July 23, 1927 – Bombay Radio Station starts daily broadcasting service

On This Day in History: July 23, 1927 – Bombay Radio Station starts daily broadcasting service

On this day, July 23, in the year 1927, India’s first Commercial Radio Station started its service when daily radio transmission broadcas...Read More

On This Day in History! July 18, 2017 – Pakistan overpowers India to win ICC Champions Trophy 2017

On This Day in History! July 18, 2017 – Pakistan overpowers India to win ICC Champions Trophy 2017

On this day, the finals of 2017 ICC champions Trophy way played between India vs Pakistan at the Oval in London, to determine the winner ...Read More

On This Day In Indian Cinema! July 13, 2009 – ‘Motha Manus’ of Marathi industry, Nilu Phule, passed away

On This Day In Indian Cinema! July 13, 2009 – ‘Motha Manus’ of Marathi industry, Nilu Phule, passed away

On July 13, 2009, veteran actor of Marathi and Hindi film industry, Nilu Phule passed away. Popularly known as ‘Motha Manus’ of Marathi f...Read More

On This Day in History: July 12, 2000 – Landslide caused by heavy rains kills 67 people in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar area

On This Day in History: July 12, 2000 – Landslide caused by heavy rains kills 67 people in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar area

On this day, July 12, in the year 2000, 67 people were killed when a landslide occurred in Ghatkopar area of Mumbai due to heavy rains. M...Read More

On This Day in History: July 11, 2006 – Series of bomb blasts in Mumbai local trains killed 147 and injured 439

On This Day in History: July 11, 2006 – Series of bomb blasts in Mumbai local trains killed 147 and injured 439

On this day, July 11, in the year 2006, a series of bomb blasts in local trains led to death of 147 people. The gruesome incident involve...Read More

On This Day In Bollywood! July 7, 2017 – Sridevi’s last film ‘MOM’ released

On This Day In Bollywood! July 7, 2017 – Sridevi’s last film ‘MOM’ released

On July 7, 2017, Bollywood’s first female superstar, Sridevi’s last film, ‘MOM’ was released. Well, on February 24, 2018, Sridevi’s sudde...Read More

On This Day in History: July 4, 1999 – Indian Army hoists tricolour on Tiger Hill after recapturing it from Pakistan

On This Day in History: July 4, 1999 – Indian Army hoists tricolour on Tiger Hill after recapturing it from Pakistan

On this day, July 4, in the year 1999, Indian Army recaptured Tiger Hill from Pakistani Army during Kargil war of 1999. The Tiger Hill is...Read More

On This Day In Bollywood: June 27, 1939 – Melody King R. D. Burman aka Pancham Da was born

On This Day In Bollywood: June 27, 1939 – Melody King R. D. Burman aka Pancham Da was born

On June 27, 1939, one of the greatest and all-time favourite musicians of Bollywood, R D Burman was born. R. D. Burman is known for his o...Read More

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