Chronology of the Events in Veer Savarkar’s Life


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28 May 1883 – Born in Bhagur, a tiny village in Dist. Nasik, Maharashtra

1892 – Lost his mother Radhabai

1898 – Took an oath before the family deity to conduct armed revolt against British Rule

09 Sep 1898 – Lost his father Damodarpant

01 Jan 1900 – Founded Mitra Mela, a secret revolutionary society

01 Mar 1901 – Married Yamuna (Mai)

19 Dec 1901 – Passed Matriculation examination

24 Jan 1902 – Joined Fergusson College, Pune

May 1904 – Founded Abhinav Bharat – A revolutionary organisation

Nov 1905 – Organised the first public bonfire of foreign clothes in Pune

Dec 1905 – Passed B.A. examination

June 1906 – Left for London

10 May 1907 – Celebrated Golden Jubilee of Indian War of Independence 1857 in London

June 1907 – Wrote the book “Joseph Mazzini” which was later published by
Babarao Savarkar

1908 – Wrote ‘Indian War of Independence 1857’. It was secretly published in Holland

May 1909 – Passed Bar-at-Law examination, but granting of permission to practice was denied

01 July 1909 – Madanlal Dhingra shot dead Curzon Wyllie in London

24 Oct 1909 – Vijayadashmi celebrated under the Chairmanship of Gandhi at India House, London

13 Mar 1910 – Arrested on arrival in London from Paris

08 Jul 1910 – Epic escape through the port hole of SS Morea while being taken to India

24 Dec 1910 – Awarded Transportation for Life

31 Jan 1911 – Awarded Transportation for Life for the second time, the only person in the history of the British Empire to have received it twice

04 Jul 1911 – Entered the Cellular Jail, Andamans

April 1919 – Yesuvahini, the wife of his elder brother passed away

21 May 1921 – Both brothers brought back to the Indian mainland

1921-1923 – Lodged at Alipore and Ratnagiri Jails

06 Jan 1924 – Released from Yerawada Prison and interned in Ratnagiri on condition that he would not participate in politics

07 Jan 1925 – Daughter Prabhat was born

10 Jan 1925 – A new weekly “Shraddhanand” launched in memory of Swami Shraddhanandji of Arya Samaj

01 Mar 1927 – Gandhi called on Savarkar at Ratnagiri

17 Mar 1928 – Son Vishwas was born

16 Nov 1930 – Oganized inter-caste dining, including the then untouchable commonities, for the first time in India as a part of social reform campaign

25 Feb 1931 – Instrumental in establishment of Patitpavan Mandir where all the Hindus could perform the Pooja.

25 Feb 1931 – Presided over Bombay Presidency Untouchability Eradication Conference.

26 Apr 1931 – Chairman of the Somvanshi Mahar Parishad in the premises of Patitpavan Mandir

17 Sep 1931 – Arranged programmes such as keertan by a person belonging to the bhangi caste, interdining of 75 ladies as a part of social reform campaign

22 Sep 1931 – Prince of Nepal, Hem Bahadur Samsher Singh called on Savarkar

10 May 1937 – Unconditional release from internment at Ratnagiri

10 Dec 1937 – Elected as President of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha at its 19th Session at Karnavati (Ahmedabad) and continued to be re-elected President for the next seven years

15 Apr 1938 – Elected as President of Marathi Sahitya Sammelan

01 Feb 1939 – Started unarmed resistance against the Nizam of Bhaganagar (Hyderabad)

22 Jun 1941 – Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose called on Savarkar

25 Dec 1941 – Bhagalpur struggle

May 1943 – Public felicitations on the occasion of 61st birth anniversary

14 Aug 1943 – University of Nagpur conferred Honorary D.Litt. on Savarkar

05 Nov 1943 – Elected president of Marathi Natya Sammelan at Sangli

16 Mar 1945 – Elder brother Babarao passed away
19 Apr 1945 – Presided over All India Princely States Hindu Sabha Conference at Baroda (Gujarat)

08 May 1945 – Daughter Prabhat married at Pune

Apr 1946 – Bombay Government lifted ban on Savarkar’s literature

15 Aug 1947 – Hoisted both Bhagwa and Tricolour Flags on Savarkar Sadanto celebrate India’s independence

05 Feb 1948 – Arrested under the Preventive Detention Act after Gandhi’s murder

10 Feb 1949 – Acquitted in Gandhi Murder Trial

19 Oct 1949 – Youngest brother Dr. Narayanrao Savarkar passed away

Dec 1949 – Inaugurated Calcutta session of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha

04 Apr 1950 – Was arrested and detained in Belgaum jail on the eve of arrival of Pakistani Prime Minister Liaquat Ali in Delhi

May 1952 – Public function held at Pune to announce the dissolution of Abhinav Bharat, the revolutionary society having achieved its aim of freeing India

Feb 1955 – Presided over Silver Jubilee celebrations of Patitpavan Mandir at Ratnagiri

23 Jul 1955 – Was the Chief Speaker at Lokmanya Tilak Centenary Celebrations in Pune

10 Nov 1957 – Main speaker at the Centenary Celebrations of the Indian War of Independence 1857 held in New Delhi

28 May 1958 – Accorded a civic reception by Greater Bombay Municipal Corporation on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee

08 Oct 1959 – University of Pune conferred honorary D. Litt. at his residence

24 Dec 1960 – Mrityunjay Divas celebration – a day set down for the release
of Savarkar after completing the sentences of two Transportation for Life

15 Apr 1962 – Sri Prakash, Governor of Bombay called upon Savarkar at his residence to pay his respects

29 May 1963 – Hospitalized for a fracture in the leg

08 Nov 1963 – Savarkar’s wife Yamuna passed away

Sep 1965 – Taken seriously ill

01 Feb 1966 – Takes a decision to fast unto death

26 Feb 1966 – 10.30 a.m., at the age of 83, Savarkar left his mortal coil

27 Feb 1966 – Cremation at the electric crematorium, the final salute given by 2500 uniformed swayamsevaks of the RSS and millions of admirers across the country

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