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Today's History: Anglo Oriental College gets university status, becomes Aligarh Muslim University

New Delhi: Aligarh Muslim University is one of the major central universities of the country. What we currently know as Aligarh Muslim University, that residential educational institution was founded by the country’s great social reformer Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in 1875, which was called Muslim Anglo Oriental College and then on 9th September in 1920, it was Was given the status of Central University.

Aligarh Muslim University was the first higher educational institution created during the British Raj on the lines of Cambridge University. The motto of this educational institution is, “Allamal Insana Ma Lam Ya’Alam” i.e. “Teach man what he does not know.” The sequential details of other important events recorded on the date of September 9 in the history of the country and the world are as follows:-

1776: The US Congress officially changed the name of the country from ‘United Colonies’ to the United States of America.

1791: America’s capital is named Washington D.C. after President George Washington on this day. to be done.

1828: Birth of the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.

1850: California became the 31st state of America.

1850: Birth of famous Hindi writer and playwright Bharatendu Harishchandra.

1920: Anglo Oriental College of Aligarh was given the status of Aligarh Muslim University.

1939: Nazi army reached Warsaw during World War II.

1940: George Stibitz started the first remote operation of a computer.

1943: Four youths were hanged by the British government on charges of inciting rebellion in the Indian Army.


1948: Establishment of the Republic of Korea.

1954: 1400 people died due to earthquake in Orleansville area of ​​African country Algeria.

1965: Tibet became an autonomous region of China.

1967: Uganda became independent from Britain.

1974: Birth of Captain Vikram Batra. This brave son of Mother India, who was martyred in the Kargil war, was posthumously awarded the Paramvir Chakra.

1968: Death of India’s famous novelist, story writer, essayist, playwright, revolutionary, journalist Ramvriksha Benipuri.

1991: Tajikistan gained independence from the Soviet Union.

2012: More than a hundred people died in a bomb attack in Iraq, 350 others were injured.

2019: It was decided to reopen seven cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in which the accused were either acquitted or the trial was closed.

2020: Bomb blast in Afghanistan targeting the country’s first Vice President Amrullah Saleh.

2020: Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo became the second footballer in the world to score 100 goals in international football.