23 March: Important Dates Of History
There are many important events recorded in the history of the country and the world. But in the history of India, it is the execution of Bhagat Singh and his companions Rajguru and Sukhdev that is the biggest and most important of all events.
Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were Indian revolutionaries that were executed on 23 March 1931 during Indian independence movement. Also, it was on March 23, 1956 that Pakistan was born as the first Islamic Republic in the world. Also, Taiwan conducted direct presidential elections for the first time on 23 March 1996.
Important events of March 23
1351: Feroz Shah Tuglaq III acceded to the throne. He was nephew of Muhammad Tuglaq
1757: Clive seized Chandranagar from French control
1880: Birth of Basanti Devi, an Indian independence activist
1910: Birth of Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, a freedom fighter, serious thinker and socialist politician
1931: Revolutionaries of Indian independence movement, Bhagat Sing, Rajguru and Sukhdev, were executed by the British government
1940: Muslim League acceded to the demand for Pakistan
1956: Pakistan came into being as the first Islamic state of the world
1986: Central Police Reserve Force makes its first women company in Durgapur Camp
1996: Taiwan holds direct presidential elections for the first time and Li Teng Hi becomes president