On this day:

1858: Government of India transferred from East India Company to the British Crown

1870: World’s first underground railway opened under River Thames, London

1958: The Arab Federation of Jordan and Iraq, is dissolved

Born on this day:

1820: John Tyndall, British physicist, known for “Tyndall Effect”

1861: Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, Bengali chemist and founder of Bengal Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals, born in Khulna

Gone on this day:

1922: Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish/American engineer, invented the Telephone

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