On this day:

1612: Battle of Surat, India: English fleet beats Portuguese

1931: Michael Faraday Discovers Electromagnetic Induction

1947: B.R. Ambedkar is appointed chairman of the drafting committee for the Indian constitution

1949: The Soviet Union Tests its First Atomic Bomb, Code named Izdeliye 501 or First Lightening

1982: Radiactive synthetic element Meitnerium is Synthesized for the First time

Born on this day:

1632: John Locke, English philosopher, physician

1905: Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (Olympic gold 1928, 1932, 1936; birthday 29/8 celebrated as India’s National Sports Day), born in Allahabad

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