This Day in History


UPSC Exam Preparation: This Day in History

To make IAS Aspirants’ preparation for UPSC Civil Services Exam easy and more effective, BYJU’s brings a whole new and insightful section called ‘This Day in History’. This new addition to our portal is aimed at helping aspirants in their preparation strategy towards achieving their IAS dream. This section will be updated everyday.


‘This Day in History’ – What is it all about?

This Day in History section covers everyday of the calendar and recalls a major event that happened in the history of India and the world on this date which changed the course of history. This new section incorporates an important event that occurred on this day in history and explains the significance of the day for India and also the world. Wars breaking out, peace treaties brokered, leading personalities born, a new game-changing governmental policy set out and any historical incident that occurred and gave a complete makeover to India, its people and in the development of the country will be covered here.


Approach for Civil Services Exam Preparation

This section will go hand-in-hand with your IAS Exam preparation, it will enhance your knowledge about Indian history, polity and economy among others and help in improving your memory and associate with it what you have studied for the day.

Reading ‘This Day in History’ regularly will help candidates to remember and recall important dates and events in the history of India easily. 

Stay tuned at BYJU’s Free IAS Prep to know what happened, ‘This Day in History’.

24 December 1973 1973 — Periyar, leader of Self-Respect Movement, passed away What happened? On 24th December 1973, Periyar, the Social activist
19 October 1910 Eminent scientist S Chandrasekhar was born What happened? On 19 October 1910, Indian American astrophysicist Subrahmanyan
10 September 1915 Death of revolutionary leader Bagha Jatin What happened? Jatindranath Mukherjee, better known as Bagha Jatin, died on September
03 Sep 1767 Battle of Chengam What happened? On 3rd September 1767, the combined forces of Mysore’s Hyder Ali and the Nizam of Hyderabad fought
27 August 1781 Battle of Pollilur What happened? Hyder Ali of Mysore clashed with the British East India Company’s forces at the Battle of
20 August 1921 Moplah Rebellion What happened? The Moplah Rebellion or Moplah Riots of 1921 erupted in the Malabar region of present-day Kerala.

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