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On this day, February 13th, significant historical events have unfolded throughout history. From the inception of major maritime endeavors in 1601 to the tragic terrorist bombing in Pune in 2010, this date has witnessed a diverse range of occurrences. Notably, it marks the sacrifices made by freedom fighters like Kuli Beg and his comrades in the 1857 Uprising, as well as the brave souls who laid down their lives in protests against British oppression in Calcutta in 1946, epitomizing the unwavering spirit of resistance and sacrifice in the quest for independence.

Sam Vikram: 2080 Purnimanta Mass: Magha Paksha: Tithi: Sukla Paksha Chaturthi

Panchang / पंचांग

Virram Samvat / विरम संवत: 2080Shaka Samvat / शक संवत: 1945Amanta Month / अमान्त मास: MaghaPurnimanta / पूर्णिमांत: MaghaTithi / तिथि: Sukla Paksha Chaturthi

Today/ आज

Festivals Today: Ganesh Jayantee, Varad Chaturthee, Kumbh Sankraanti
Festials Tomorrow: Basant Panchamee, Akaadamee De
Day Today: World Radio Day (A/RES/67/124)
Day Tomorrow:

Yoga / योग:

Sadhya – Feb 13 02:36 AM – Feb 13 11:04 PM
Subha – Feb 13 11:04 PM – Feb 14 07:58 PM

Karana / करण:

Vishti: 04:10 AM – Feb 13 02:42 PM
Bava: 02:42 PM – Feb 14 01:22 AM
Balava: 01:22 AM – Feb 14 12:10 PM

Sunrise / सूर्योदय: 7:05Sunset / सूर्यास्त: 18:04

Moonrise / चंद्रोदय: 9:18Moonset / चंद्रास्त: 22:03

Auspicious Time / शुभ समय

Inauspicious Time / अशुभ समय

Rahu – 3:20 PM – 4:42 PM
Yamaganda – 9:50 AM – 11:12 AM
Gulika – 12:35 PM – 1:57 PM
Dur Muhurat – 09:17 AM – 10:01 AM, 11:16 PM – 12:08 AM
Varjyam – 11:39 PM – 01:07 AM

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Today / आज

Freedom Fighters sacrificed / राष्ट्रवादियों ने बलिदान दिया था At Least/ कम से कम: 13

Major Events in Historical On This Day

On February 13th, 1601, a fleet of five British East India Company vessels, led by Sir James John Lancaster commanding the “Red Dragon,” embarked on their first voyage from London, marking the beginning of a significant maritime endeavor.

On February 13th, 1665, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj conducted a raid on the Portuguese colony in Basrur, contributing to the expansion and consolidation of his kingdom through the acquisition of valuable resources..

On February 13th, 2010, a bombing at the German Bakery in Pune, India, resulted in the tragic loss of 10 lives and left 60 individuals injured, highlighting the ongoing challenges of terrorism in the region.

History in Brief On This Day

On February 13th, 1945, during World War II, British and American planes initiated massive bombing raids on Dresden, Germany, triggering a devastating firestorm that engulfed the historic city and led to the loss of an estimated 135,000 German civilians.

On February 13th, 1996, the Nepalese Civil War began, marking a significant turning point in the country’s political landscape and leading to years of conflict and unrest.

On February 13th, 2017, Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of Kim Jong-Un, was assassinated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, highlighting the intrigue and volatility surrounding North Korean leadership.

On February 13th, 2021, the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, following the events of January 6, concluded with his acquittal, underscoring the political divisions and tensions within the United States.

Anniversaries on this day

1707: Suraj Mal, son of Badan Singh, was born, marking the beginning of a significant chapter in Indian history.

1835: Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the spiritual leader and founder of the Ahmadiyya Sect, was born, laying the foundation for a unique spiritual movement.

1879: Sarojini Naidu, the distinguished Indian poet and political activist, was born in Hyderabad, India, leaving a lasting legacy in literature and politics.

1947: Mike Krzyzewski, renowned basketball coach and celebrity, was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, shaping the landscape of basketball.

1971: Mats Sundin, celebrated ice hockey player and celebrity, was born in Bromma, Sweden, becoming a legend in the sport.

1977: Randy Moss, iconic American football player and celebrity, was born in Rand, West Virginia, USA, leaving an indelible mark on the game.

1979: Kunaal Roy Kapur, a notable celebrity, was born, contributing to the entertainment industry with his talent and versatility.

1979: Rafael Márquez, esteemed football player and coach, was born in Zamora, Mexico, becoming one of the most decorated players of his generation.

1985: Somdev Devvarman, the Indian former professional tennis player, was born in Guwahati, Assam, inspiring a generation of Indian tennis players.

1985: Vishal Kotian, a prominent celebrity, was born, adding his flair to the entertainment world.

1986: Aqib Talib, accomplished American football player, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, representing excellence on the field.

1986: Rashami Desai, notable celebrity, was born, captivating audiences with her talent and charisma.

Freedom Struggle History On This Day

On This Day of February 13th:

  • In 1858, four valiant individuals from Chandni Chowk, Delhi, namely Kuli Beg, Syed Amir Ali, Wullee Beg, and Ganga Prasad, who actively participated in the 1857 Uprising against British rule, were captured by British troops and executed by hanging in Delhi, symbolizing the relentless spirit of resistance against colonial oppression.
  • In 1916, Sushil Chandra Datta, a revolutionary from Faridpur, Bengal, succumbed to his injuries received during an armed encounter with the police, showcasing the unwavering commitment of individuals towards the cause of independence.
  • In 1946, the streets of Calcutta witnessed the sacrifices of brave souls like Ajmiri, Dosad Budhu, Ishaq Meah, Jan Muhammad, Mishir Lal Noonia, Mohit Roy, Munia Kahar, Parmeswar Mahato, Ratanlal, Ratna, Sarojini, Uria Pit Bash, and Behari Meah, who lost their lives during protests against the incarceration of Captain Abdul Rashid Ali of the INA, underscoring the widespread public discontent and the high price paid in the struggle for freedom.

Feature Image: The image presents a panoramic view that transitions through various significant historical events occurring on February 13th over the centuries. Starting from the left, it depicts the departure of the British East India Company’s fleet in 1601, moving to a battle scene led by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in 1665, the chaos of the Pune bombing in 2010, the devastating firestorm of Dresden in 1945, and finally, the depiction of freedom fighters’ sacrifices in Delhi in 1858 and Calcutta in 1946. Each segment is visually distinct yet seamlessly connected, conveying the breadth of human experience from exploration and conquest to tragedy, war, and the fight for freedom. (https://hinduinfopedia.in/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/43c8aa7d-ab17-4bb7-a5cf-ed3bddedb09b_13Feb_India_Freedom-Struggle.webp)

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