Kerala History Timeline PDF | Important Events Happened in Kerala

Find Kerala History Timeline PDF file for competitive exams like PSC, UPSC, IBPS, SBI PO etc. It’s important that we have the pinpoint idea about the specific topic. Because the question can be asked from any corner of given syllabus. So we need to prepare for that well.

Here is the Kerala History timeline mainly those who are preparing for Kerala PSC exams. From Kerala history, we can expect 3 to 5 questions.

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Kerala History Timeline

Find Kerala history events yearly basis, we covered almost all the important event that the part of Kerala history. You can also download PDF below.

52 – St. Thomas Mission to Kerala

68 – Jews migrated to Kerala.

630 – Huang Tsang in Kerala.

788 – Birth of Sankaracharya.

820 – Death of Sankaracharya.

825 – Beginning of Malayalam Era.

851 – Sulaiman in Kerala.

1292 – Italian Traveller Marcopolo reached Kerala.

1295 – Kozhikode city was established

1342-1347African traveler Ibanbatuta reached Kerala.

1440 – Nicholo Conti in Kerala.

1498 – Vasco da Gama reaches Calicut.

1504 – War of Cranganore (Kodungallor) between Cochin and Kozhikode.

1505 – First Portuguese Viceroy De Almeda reached Kochi.

1510 – War between the Portuguese and the Zamorin at Kozhikode.

1573 – Printing Press started functioning in Kochi and Vypinkotta.

1599 – Udayamperoor Sunahadhos.

1616 – Captain Keeling reached Kerala.

1663 – Capture of Kochi by the Dutch.

1694 – Thalassery Factory established.

1695 – Anjengo (Anchu Thengu) Factory established.

1721 – Attingal Revolt

1729 – Marthanda Varma becomes king of Travancore.

1731 – Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple was rebuilt by Marthanda Varma.

1741 – Battle of Kulachal – Marthanda Varma defeated the Dutch.

1750 – Thrippadidhanam

1755 – Last Mamamkom festival at Tirunavaya.

1766 – Haidar Ali invades Malabar Kingdoms.

1772 – Samkshepa Vedartham, the first book in Malayalam was published.

1792 – Treaty of Sreerangapatanam.

1797 – Revolution of Pazhassi

1805 – Death of Pazhassi Raja

1809 – Kundara Proclamation of Velu Thampi

1809 – Velu Thampi commits suicide.

1812 – Kurichiya revolt against the British.

1831 – First census was taken in Travancore

1834 – English education started by

Swatithirunal in Travancore.

1847 – Rajyasamacharam the first newspaper in Malayalam, published.

1855 – Birth of Sree Narayana Guru.

1865 – Pandarappatta Proclamation

1891 – The first Legislative Assembly in

Travancore formed. Malayali Memorial

1895-96 – Ezhava Memorial

1904 – Sreemulam Praja Sabha was established.

1920 – Gandhiji’s first visit to Kerala.

1920-21 – Malabar Rebellion.

1921 – First All Kerala Congress Political Meeting was held at Ottapalam, under the leadership of T. Prakasam.

1924 – Vaikom Satyagraha

1928 – Death of Sree Narayana Guru.

1930 – Salt Satyagraha

1931 – Guruvayur Satyagraha

1932 – Nivarthana Agitation

1934 – Split in the Congress. The rise of the Leftists and Rightists.

1935 – Sri P. Krishna Pillai and Sri. E.M.S.Nampoothiripad jointly formed the Communist Party in Malabar.

1936 – Temple Entry proclamation, allowing the lower castes (untouchables) to enter the temple.

1937 – Travancore University established

(in 1957 it is re-named Kerala University).

1940 – The first hydro-electric project of Kerala was started at Pallivasal.

1941 – Kayyur Samaram.

1946 – Punnapra Vayalar Revolt.

1948 – The first Ministry in Travancore assumes charge with Sri. Pattom Thanu Pillai as Chief Minister.

1949 – Integration of Travancore and Kochi.

1952 – Consequent to the General Election of December 1951, a new ministry headed by Sri. A.J. John assumes charge.

1954 – General Election in Travancore- Cochin. P.S.P. Ministry headed by Sri Pattom Thanu Pillai and supported by the Congress, sworn in

1954 – Mahi was united with the Indian Union.

1956 – Formation of the Kerala State (November 1)

1957 – General Election. The first Communist Ministry headed by Sri. E.M.Sankaran Nampoothiripad assumes power.

1959 – Beginning of the Liberation Movement. Kerala put under President’s rule.

1960 – Sri. V.V. Giri appointed Governor of Kerala.

1961 – Kerala Postal Circle established.

1963 – Land Reforms Act enacted in Kerala.

1965 – First Jnanapeeda Award was given to G. Sankara Kurup.

1968 – Municipal Elections all over Kerala. Kozhikode university established.

1969 – Resignation of the EMS Ministry. Sri C. Achutha Menon sworn in as Chief Minister.

1970 – Death of Sri Mannathu Padmanabhan.

Death of Sri Pattom Thanu Pillai.

1971 – Death of the famous Film Star Sathyan

1972 – Formation of Idukki District.

1974 – Death of former Union Defence Minister Sri. V.K. Krishna Menon.

1976 – Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi inaugurates the Railway Broad Gauge Line between Ernakulam and Trivandrum.

1979 – President’s rule in Kerala for the fifth time.

1980 – The first ship built in Cochin shipyard, Rani Padmini launched.

Formation of Wayanad District.

1981 – Punalur Liquor tragedy.

Pottekkad wins the 1980 Jnanapith award for his work Oru Desathinte Katha.

1982 – Vypeen Liquor tragedy – 59 persons killed.

1984 – Kasargod, the 14th district of Kerala comes into existence.

1986 – Pope John Paul II visits Kerala.

1988 – About 100 persons killed in the train accident at Peruman near Kollam.

1989 – The first literate town in India – Kottayam.

1990 – Ernakulam declared the first fully literate district of India.

Smt. Padma Ramachandran becomes the first woman to be appointed as the Chief Secretary of Kerala.

1991 – Kerala declared the first fully literate state in the country.

Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, former Maharaja of Travancore passes away.

1992 – Alleppey – Kayamkulam railway line inaugurated.

1996 – Right Livelihood award is given to Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad.

1997 – K.R. Narayanan becomes the President of India.

1998 – E.M.S. (First Chief Minister of Kerala) passes away.

1999 – Kayamkulam Thermal Project commissioned.

2000 – the International status is given to the Nedumbassery airport in Ernakulam.

2001 – A.K. Antony sworn in as the Chief Minister of Kerala.

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