2007 A.D – 1) On December 18, Union Minister P. Chidambaram launched “Common Man’s Insurance Scheme” (Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna), at Shimla.
1986 A.D. – Himachal Pradesh Administrative Tribunal was established. The first Chairmanship was Justice Hira Singh.
1971 A.D. – 1) On January, 25 1971 Prime Minister of Indira Gandhi on the Girija Maidan (The Ridge) in Shimla, inaugurated the Himachal Pradesh as the 18th state of Union of India.
1951 A.D. – 1) Himachal Pradesh became part “C” State. 2) First General Election for the 36 member Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha were held in November.
1926 A.D. – 113 Km. long Pathankot-Jogindernagar narrow gauge Railway line construction was started. This Railway was inaugurated for traffic on April 1, 1929.
1858 A.D. – 1) Queen Victoria’s proclamation of November 1, 1858, ended the rule of East India Company over India and it was brought under the direct Rule of British Crown.
1805 A.D. – Gorkha Commander Amar Singh Thapa attacked the Kangra fort against Raja Sansar Chand-II as his first encounter took place at Mahal Morian (presently in Hamirpur District).
1405 A.D. – Hari Chand founded Guler state.
3000-2500 B.C. – Aryans from the Central Asia came in contact with the Himachal areas after crossing Purushani (Ravi) and reached Arijikiya (Beas). The Aryan King Divodas defeated the Kirat’s King Sambhar in the war which lasted forty years. This war found mention in the Rigveda.