Today in History- 2nd January

Important events and information that happen today in the World and Indian history. Today in History section will help you to enhance General Knowledge along with knowledge in History.
International Events: 2nd January
Year Event
1757 British troops recaptured Calcutta, India.
1788 Georgia was admitted to the Union as the 4th state.
1839 Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre took the first photograph of the Moon.
1885 Ferguson College established in Pune.
1900 The Chicago Canal was opened.
1905 The Russians surrendered to the Japanese after the Battle of Port Arthur during the Russian-Japanese War.
1942 Japanese troops occupy Manila Philippines during WWII.
1954 Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan Awards were established for the 1st time in India.