In 1911, it was decided to make Delhi the capital of the country in place of Calcutta (now Kolkata) on this day.
Delhi, the capital of the country, has a special relationship with today’s date. Because in 1911, it was decided to make Delhi the capital of the country in place of Calcutta (now Kolkata) on this day. The King and Queen of Britain were visiting India at that time and announced in the Delhi Durbar on the outskirts of Delhi that the capital of India would be Delhi instead of Calcutta.
British architects Sir Herbert Baker and Sir Edwin Lutyens were entrusted with the task of building the capital of Delhi, and after nearly two decades of hard work, Delhi was ready to become the capital with full attention.
A series of other important events recorded in history to date are as follows:
1950: Birth of Rajinikanth, a popular star and very popular actor of South Indian cinema. Rajinikanth is his film name, his real name is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad.
1964: Kenya becomes a republic after one year of independence from Britain.
1988: In South London, 35 people died after three trains collided in a busy morning. More than one hundred people were injured in the accident.
2009: With the victory of Democratic leader Ennis Parker, Houston became the largest city in America at that time, choosing a homosexual as its mayor.
2015: Historical agreement on climate change during the United Nations Conference in Paris, in which 195 countries agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This agreement replaced the Kyoto Agreement.