Historical Events

His Birth and Greatness Foretold

1891
  • July 13, 2020
On April 14th, 1891 a son was born to Bhimabai and Ramji Ambadvekar. His father Ramji was an army officer stationed at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh – he had risen to the highest rank an Indian was allowe ...

Dr Ambedkar Early Life and First School

1891
Early Life and First School Two years later, Ramji retired from the army, and the family moved to Dapoli in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, from where they came originally. Bhim was enrolle ...

Dr Ambedkar Matriculation and Marriage

1891
Matriculation and Marriage In due course, Bhim passed his Matriculation Exam. He had already come to the attention of some people interested in improving society. So when he passed the exam, a mee ...

Dr Ambedkar Studies in the USA & UK

1891
Ambedkar Studies in the USA & UK Dr The Maharaja of Baroda had a scheme to send a few outstanding scholars abroad for further studies. Of course, Bhimrao was selected - but he had to sign an a ...

Bombay and Beginning Social Activity

1891
Bombay - Beginning Social Activity He had no choice. After only eleven days in his new job, he had to return to Bombay. He tried to start a small business there, advising people about investments ...

Completion of Education

1891
In 1920, with the help of friends, he was able to return to London to complete his studies in Economics at LSE. He also enrolled to study as a Barrister at Grays Inn. Back in India, he knew that n ...

The Birth of Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha

1891
Babasaheb became known by his increasing number of followers - those ‘untouchables’ he urged to awake - as Babasaheb. Knowing the great value and importance of education, in 1924 he founded an as ...

Leading Peaceful Agitation

1891
In 1927 Babasaheb presided over a conference at Mahad in Kolaba District. There he said It is time we rooted out of our minds the ideas of high and low. We can attain self-elevation only if we learn ...

Representing the Untouchables at Round Table Conference

1891
Round Table Conferences - Gandhi Meanwhile, the Indian Freedom Movement had gained momentum under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi. In 1930, a Round Table Conference was held by the British Govern ...

Signing of the Poona Pact

1891
Due to Ambedkars prominence and popular support among st the untouchable community, he was invited to attend the Second Round Table Conference in London in 1932.Gandhi fiercely opposed separate elect ...