In which year did India reach the final of the Davis Cup for the first time?
Afanasy Nikitin (from Tver, Russia) was the first European to reach India in 1469. He reached the Bahamani kingdom (about 140 miles south of present day Bombay) and wrote a detailed diary of his travels to and within India titled Хождение за три моря - (Journey across three seas). Vasco De Gama was the first European to reach India by sea. He first approached the Indian coast in May of 1498. He was a Portuguese…
Which Indian tennis player was the first one to reach the semi-final in Wimbledon Tennis Championship?
Muslim traders reached India in the 7th century. The first mosque in India was built in 629 AD (when the prophet Muhammad was still alive) in Kodungallur, Kerala. Muslim armies did not reach (what is now) Pakistan until the 8th century. Muslim armies would not reach (what is now) India until the 10th century, when Mahmud of Ghazni added Punjab to his empire.