History of India Timeline: Here we are giving the important incidents in the Chronological order of Ancient to Modern History of India, i.e., the Indian history chronological order which can help your history preparation.
Indus Valley Civilisation.
Birth of Mahavir—Founder of Jainism.
Birth of Gautam Buddha—Founder of Buddhism.
Buddha attains Nirvana.
Mahavir attains Nirvana.
Alexander’s invasion of India.
Chandragupta Maurya’s accession to the throne of Magadha.
Defeat of Seleucus at the hands of Chandragupta Maurya.
Conquest of Kalinga.
Beginning of Vikram Era.
Beginning of Saka Era.
Accession of Kanishka.
Beginning of Gupta Dynasty.
Chinese pilgrim Fa-hien visited India.
Harsha Vardhan’s regime.
Chinese pilgrim Hieun Tsang visited India.
Mohammad-bin-Qasim’s invasion of Sindh.
Mahmud Gazhni’s first attack on India.
Mahmud Gazhni destroyed Somnath Temple.
First Battle of Tarain.
Second Battle of Tarain.
Foundation of first Muslim Dynasty in India by Qutub-ud-din Aibak.
First Mongol invasion of India by Changez Khan
Accession of Razia Sultan to the throne of Delhi.
Taimur Lang invaded India.
Birth of Guru Nanak—Founder of Sikhism.
Discovery of sea-route of India by Vasco-de-Gama, Portuguese sailor.
First Battle of Panipat, Ibrahim Lodi defeated by Babar, the foundation of Mughal rule in India.
Second Battle of Panipat, Hemu defeated by Akbar and latter’s accession to the throne.
Battle of Haldighati, Rana Pratap was defeated by Akbar.
Establishment of East India Company.
Death of Akbar.
First English factory at Surat.
Birth of Shivaji—Founder of Maratha Power.
Taj Mahal completed at Agra.
Shivaji’s visit to the Mughal Court at Agra, his imprisonment and dramatic escape.
Death of Shivaji.
Death of Aurangzeb.
Nadir Shah of Persia invaded India.
Battle of Plassey.
Third Battle of Panipat.
Battle of Buxar.
Birth of Raja Ram Mohan Roy.
Pitt’s India Bill.
Permanent settlement of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa.
Macaulay recommended English as the medium of instruction in India.
Death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
The first railway line opened in India from Bombay to Thana.
First Battle of Indian Independence.
End of East India Company’s rule; administration of India transferred to the British Crown.
Indian Councils Act; Rabindranath Tagore born.
Birth of Swami Vivekanand.
Birth of Mahatma Gandhi.
Indian National Congress founded by A.O. Hume.
Birth of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
First Partition of Bengal.
All India Muslim League founded.
Morely-Minto Reforms Bills passed.
Partition of Bengal revoked; India’s Capital transferred from Calcutta to Delhi.
Government of India Act Passed; Jallianwala Bagh massacre at Amritsar.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak died; Non-Co-operation Movement started by Mahatma Gandhi-Khilafat Movement started by Ali Brothers.
Chauri Chaura outrage in U.P.
Visit of Simon Commission.
Death of Lala Lajpat Rai.
Under the Presidentship of Pt. Nehru at Lahore session of Congress, a resolution for complete independence passed.
Mahatma Gandhi takes up Dandi March; First Round Table Conference in London.
Gandhi-Irwin Pact; Second Round Table Conference.
Communal Award announced; Gandhiji declares fast unto death against the award.
Government of India Act passed.
Death of Rabindranath Tagore; escape of Subhash Chandra Bose from India.
Quit India Movement.
Bengal famine; Indian National Army formed at Singapore by Subhash Chandra Bose.
Trial of I.N.A. at Red Fort; Shimla Conference.
Visit of Cabinet Mission to India; Formation of Interim Government at the Centre.
India attains independence; Partition of India & creation of Pakistan.