On This Day in History
- 1st US Cabinet meeting, held at George Washington’s home in 1793.
- Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in the US by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862.
- In 1910 Dalai Lama flees Tibet for British India to escape Chinese troops.
- Austrian immigrant Adolf Hitler gets German citizenship in 1932.
- 1st genuine US aircraft carrier named, USS Ranger in 1933.
- India Congress Party wins elections in 1962.
- In 1995 Bomb attack on train in Assam India (27 soldiers killed)
- World Health Organization removes India from the list of polio endemic countries in 2012.