HISTORY TODAY

HISTORY TODAY

 1765 – Treaty of Allahabad is signed. The Treaty marks the
political and constitutional involvement and the beginning of
Company rule in India.
 1944 – Nazi German troops end the week-long Wola massacre,
during which time at least 40,000 people are killed indiscriminately
or in mass executions.
 1948 – Babrra massacre: About 600 unarmed members of the
Khudai Khidmatgar movement are shot dead on the orders of
the Chief Minister of the North-West Frontier Province, Abdul
Qayyum Khan Kashmiri, on Babrra ground in the Hashtnagar
region of Charsadda District, North-West Frontier Province
(now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Pakistan.
 1960 – Echo 1A, NASA’s first successful communications
satellite, is launched.
 1976 – Between 1,000 and 3,500 Palestinians are killed in the
Tel al-Zaatar massacre, one of the bloodiest events of the
Lebanese Civil War.
 1977 – The Sri Lanka Riots: Targeting the minority Sri Lankan
Tamils, begin, less than a month after the United National Party
came to power. Over 300 Tamils are killed.
 2015 – At least two massive explosions kill 173 people and
injure nearly 800 more in Tianjin, China.
 2018 – Thirty-nine civilians, including a dozen children, are
killed in an explosion at