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1877 in India

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Events in the year 1877 in India.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Empress of India – Queen Victoria
  • Viceroy of India – Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
  • Events

  • Celebrations in darbars are held in India now that Queen Victoria is Empress of India.
  • 1 July 1877 – Kutch Museum was founded.
  • Gilgit Agency was formed.
  • First Suspension Bridge in India was opened in Punalur,Travancore (now in Kerala).
  • Births

  • 9 November – Muhammad Iqbal, poet of the East (d.1938).
  • 24 November – Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, first Indian to become the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Mumbai Police (d.1941).
  • Deaths

  • 30 August – Toru Dutt, poet (b.1856).
  • References

    1877 in India Wikipedia


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