1859: Tatya Tope’s execution

Tatya Tope, a leader of the Sepoy Mutiny, was caught, courtmarshalled, and hanged to death in Sivpuri.

1955: Albert Einstein’s death

German physicist Albert Einstein died at the age of 76 in Princeton, New Jersey. He had experienced internal bleeding after a rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

1971: Air India’s
first jumbo jet landing

Emperor Samrat Ashok, Air India's first jumbo jet plane passenger Boeing 747, landed at the Santacruz Airport in Mumbai.

1980: Zimbabwe’s independence

Zimbabwe achieved independence
from the United Kingdom.

1991: Kerala
named fully literate

Kerala was declared the first fully literate state in India.

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