27 January in History


The Imperial Bank of India, which became the State Bank of India after independence, came into existence on January 27, 1921.

The history of modern banking in India can be traced back to 1806 when the Bank of Calcutta was established. In 1809 it was re-named Bank of Bengal. Then in the 1840s the Bank of Bombay and Bank of… Read More →

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