History today

History today

> 753 BC: Romulus founded Rome.
> 1451: Bahlol Khan Lodi, the founder of the Lodi dynasty, became the ruler of Delhi.
> 1526: Ibrahim Lodi was killed in the first battle of Panipat between the Mughal ruler Babur and Ibrahim Lodi.
> 1720: Baji Rao I succeeded Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath.
> 1782 – The city of Rattanakosin, now known internationally as Bangkok, is founded on the eastern bank of the Chao Phraya River by King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke.
> 1948 – United Nations Security Council Resolution 47 relating to Kashmir conflict is adopted.
> 1960: Rio de Janeiro, the capital of Brazil, was inaugurated.
> 1972: John Young and Charles Duke, astronauts from the American spacecraft Apollo 16, landed on the moon.
> 1987 – The Tamil Tigers are blamed for a car bomb that detonates in the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo, killing 106 people.
> 1997: I. K. Gujral sworn in as Indian Prime Minister.
> 2000: Supreme Court ruled that a dependent widow has a right to the property of her parents.