By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : May 18, 2020, 08:40
Duration : 01:43
MAY 18th: WHAT HAPPENED TODAY IN HISTORY
This was the date that Britain declared war on France, ending the short-lived Treaty of Amiens which had brought a year of peace to Europe and sparking what became known as the War of the Third Coalition - the first Napoleonic War. Shree Pundalik, which was released on 18 May 1912 at the Coronation Cinematograph, Girgaum, Mumbai, is recognised as the first feature-length Indian film. Shree Pundalik was produced and directed by Rama Chandra Gopal. India for the first time conducts nuclear testing under the covert project named smiling buddha.India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon making India the world's sixth nuclear power joining the existing the 5 Nuclear Powers of United States, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, China, and France.