On this day:

1905 Albert Einstein submits a paper outlining his theory of special relativity

1914 Mahatma Gandhi’s first arrest after campaigning for Indian rights in South Africa

Born on this day:

1823 Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, Parsi entrepreneur and founder of the first textile mills in India, born in Bombay

1950 Omprakash Valmiki, Indian Dalit writer and poet of Joothan, born in Muzaffarnagar

Gone on this day:

1912 Madhaviah Krishnan, Indian naturalist and wildlife photographer, born in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu


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