April 08 in history: Bhagat Singh's big action, China's first parliament, and more

Indo-Pak War begins following Pakistan's Operation Gibraltar, OAO 1 is launched, and more — here's what happened on this day in history

1913

China opens its first parliament in Beijing

(Photograph:WION)

1929

Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt bomb the Central Legislative Assembly

(Photograph:WION)

1965

Indo-Pak War begins following Pakistan's Operation Gibraltar

(Photograph:WION)

1966

OAO 1, 1st orbiting astronomical observatory is launched

(Photograph:WION)

1990

King Birendra of Nepal lifts 30-year ban on political parties

(Photograph:WION)

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