Top 5 Incidents from India and World History of 26 August –  Aluddin Khalji won Chittorgarh fort, Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies, accession of the Bhopal state to the Indian Dominion  and many more

  • 1303 – Chittorgarh falls to the Delhi Sultanate (Aluddin Khalji), after which thirty thousand Hindu inhabitants were killed.
  • 1791 – John Fitch is granted a United States patent for the steamboat.
  • 1940 – Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France’s first black colonial governor.
  • 1947 – Nawab of Bhopal announced the accession of the Bhopal state to the Indian Dominion.
  • 1997 -Employee Provident Fund scheme of 1952 amended to ensure that all PF claims are settled within 30 days from the date of receipt of claims by the PF Commissioner.

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