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Timeline Of Indian History

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1. Fourth Anglo-Mysore War ends with the death of Tipu Sultan - the victory of the EastIndia Company - and the restoration of their ally - the Wodeyar dynasty of Mysore. Polygar War

2. Bukka - the Vijayanagara ruler and his son Kumara Kamapna capture the entire Tamil speaking parts.

3. Yadava Empire

4. Anushilan Samiti - organized revolutionary association formed.

5. Mahavira passes away.

6. Third Anglo-Maratha War begins

7. All India Forward Bloc Established by Subhas Chandra Bose

8. Vakataka Empire

9. Earliest evidence for indus valley civilization

10. Salt Satyagraha - Round Table Conferences (India) First - civil disobedience movement

11. Death of Nana Fadnavis

12. Persian rule in the northwest ends after Darius III is defeated by Alexander the Great - who establishes the Macedonian Empire after inheriting the Persian Achaemenid Empire.

13. Conquest of Kalinga

14. Second Anglo-Mysore War begins.

15. Delhi conspiracy case

16. Shah Jahan completes Taj Mahal - Jama Masjid[disambiguation needed] - and RedFort. Imperial treasuries drained by architectural and military overexpenditures. Shah Jahan dies - and is succeeded by his son Aurangzeb.

17. Kingdom of Gampola

18. First Railway estalblished between Bombay and Thane

19. Kuninda Kingdom

20. Sikh Confederacy

21. Nripatunga Amoghavarsha I becomes Rashtrakuta emperor. Kannada literature flourishes.

22. Zafar Khan - governor of Gujarat - declares himself as Sultan Muzaffar Shah founding the Gujarat Sultanate/Muzaffarid dynasty

23. Simuka declares independence from Mauryan rule and establishes the Satavahana Empire.

24. Kingdom of Tambapanni

25. Khizr Khan - deputized by Timur to be the governor of Multan takes over Delhi founding the Sayyid dynasty

26. Guru Granth Sahib becomes Guru of Sikhs.

27. Congress suffers worst ever electoral defeat as Hindu nationalist BJP emerges as largest single party.

28. Last invasion of Mahmud Ghazni - sacked and destroyed temple of Somnath

29. Badami Chalukya power at its peak. Pulakesi II pushes north up to the Narmada and defeats the invading Harshavardhana of Kanauj

30. PortugueseIndia

31. Invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni

32. Lodi Sultanate

33. Sri-Gupta starts the Gupta Empire in Magadha - with its capital in Patliputra

34. 'Arya Samaj' Established - Aligarh Muslim University

35. India deploys troops for peacekeeping operation in Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict.

36. Guru Arjan Dev becomes fifth Guru of Sikhs.

37. Guru Nanak - the founder of Sikhism is born

38. Humayun converts from Sunni Islam to Shia Islam - to gain the alliance of the Shah of Persia. Humayun dies - and is succeeded by his son Akbar. Hindu king Hemu establishes 'Hindu Raj' in NorthIndia and bestowed with title of 'Samrat Hem Chandra Vikra

39. Portuguese Ceylon

40. The Maratha Peshwa (prime minister) usurps the Maratha kingdom - starting a new dynastic rule based in Pune.

41. Rajiv Gandhi assassinated by suicide bomber sympathetic to Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers. Economic reform programme begun by Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao.

42. India deploys troops for peacekeeping operation in Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict.

43. Gadar Party formed.

44. Royal Indian Navy Mutiny - (March) Cabinet Mission

45. Guru Tegh Bahadur becomes ninth Guru of Sikhs.

46. Western Satrap Empire

47. Deccan Sultanates

48. India loses brief border war with China. India won Diu - Daman and Goa from PortugueseIndia.

49. A high-powered rocket is launched - addingIndia to the club of countries able to fire big satellites deep into space.

50. Established first three University of Mumbai - University of Madras and University of Calcutta inIndia