Historical Timeline

Barun Roy

Barun Roy B. A. (Philosophy Hons), PGDCA, PGCAD, M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication), M.A. (History) is an Independent researcher, scholar and an author based in Darjeeling, India.
  • 1817 Raja Rammohan Roy established the Hindu College in Calcutta. The College later was named Presidency College
  • Government of India Act 1833
  • English Education Act 1835
  • Government of India Act 1853
  • January 1857 Calcutta University Founded
  • June 1857 Bombay University Founded
  • September 1857 Madras University Founded
  • Indian Sepoy Mutiny 1857
  • Indigo rebellion in 1859-60
  • East India Stock Dividend Redemption Act 1873 came into effect, on 1 January 1874. This Act provided for the formal dissolution of the company on 1 June 1874