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What happened on December 29: The day Mongolia gained independence and Rajesh Khanna was born 

The East Asian country gained independence from the Qing dynasty on this day in 1911. With the fall of the Qing dynasty, Mongolia, under its ruler Bogd Khan, declared its independence

Published on 29th December 2021

What happened on December 24: Stephenie Meyer and Muhammed Rafi were born

Did you know that the first Twilight book was born out of a dream and was completed within a period of three months?

Published on 24th December 2021

What happened on December 20: The Yearling was registered, Queen Elizabeth II became the oldest Monarch alive and US Space Force was formed

In today's TBT, we take you through some of the important events that are related to India and the world 


Published on 20th December 2021

What happened on December 18: Abolition of slavery came into force, Tanzanian president received Gandhi Peace Prize and Brad Pitt was born

Some of the important events in history have taken place on December 18. We promptly make a note of them in today's throwback


Published on 18th December 2021

What happened on December 17: Wright brothers took flight, Bhagat Singh made his mark and The Simpsons debuted

To say that December 17 was an eventful day in history would be an understatement. These are all the things that happened during the course of modern history on the day


Published on 17th December 2021

#ThrowbackToday: What happened on November 3? Laika went on a one-way space trip

November 3 also saw the One World Trade Centre come up. This is the building that now stands in place of the demolished World Trade Centre

Published on 3rd November 2021

What happened on November 1: Eight Indian states were formed, Titanic had its first screening and Aishwarya Rai was born

Five states — Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh — were formed on this day in 1956 after the States Reorganisation Act, 1956 was passed

Published on 1st November 2021

What happened on October 24: The death of Rosa Parks, Concorde and Harry Houdini's magical performance

October 24, 2005, is when Rosa Parks breathed her last after a lifetime of struggle against racial discrimination and segregation

Published on 24th October 2021

What happened on October 23: Apple released iPod, Dumbo premiered and Emilia Clarke was born

The revolutionary music player that fits in your pocket was introduced by Apple on October 23, 2001

Published on 23rd October 2021

What happened on October 21: Edison brought us the electric lamp and lit up our lives!

When Thomas Edison developed the electric incandescent light bulb, and taught us a thing or two about paying attention to detail


Published on 21st October 2021

What happened on October 20: How the Sydney Opera House was finally completed without any architectural plans

An opera house with more than its fair share of twists — literally and metaphorically, and two rather special birthdays

Published on 20th October 2021

What happened on October 12: Chris Columbus' OG geography blooper and the rebirth of Michael Jackson

Christopher Columbus' 'discovery' and a tribute to the King of Pop. October 12 has always been a poignant date

Published on 12th October 2021

What happened on October 11: SNL went live and the Math world got a valuable addition

SNL might seem now like it has no end, but it did begin somewhere. We bring you some throwbacks from the iconic show

Published on 11th October 2021

#ThrowbackToday: The IPL 2021 finale that actually never came to be

In today's #TBT... well, technically, it's not a #TBT. You can't throwback to something that never really happened, can you now? But anyway, here's more on the IPL final that never could be...

Published on 30th May 2021

#ThrowbackToday: Tuning in to Beethoven's ninth symphony which premiered in Vienna on May 7, 1824

The symphony was the first example of a major composer using voices in a symphony

Published on 7th May 2021

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