1851 - The first freight train was operated in Roorkee.
1853 - Sarada Devi (Saradamani Mukhopadhyaya) was born in Jayrambati, Bengal, British India. She was the wife and spiritual counterpart of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. She was addressed as the Holy Mother by the followers of the Ramakrishna Movement.
1887 - Renowned mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, FRS was born in Erode, Madras Presidency, British India. He made great contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. Ramanujan's birthday is celebrated every year as National Mathematics Day.View All