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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/26/1888 Narayan Shripad Rajhans (Balgandharv), famous singer and actor, was born.
06/26/1888 Ghanshyam Das Birla, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Pilani.
06/26/1906 M.P. Sivagnanam, famous Tamil writer and social worker, was born at Madras.
06/26/1954 Nehru, Chou En-lai pledge good-neighbor policy at New Delhi.
06/26/1955 Poland and India affirm Panchsheel.
06/26/1975 Chaudhary Charan Singh, freedom fighter and Chief Minister of UP, arrested by British Government.
06/26/1982 First Boeing 707 of Air India `Gaurishankar' was crashed at Sahar Airport (Bombay).
06/26/1983 Five hundred killed or missing as monsoon floods hit the Indian state of Gujarat.
06/26/1991 Sharad Pawar joins Union Cabinet as Defence Minister.
06/26/1992 The Tin Bigha corridor leased to Bangladesh as per the Indo-Bangladesh agreement.
06/26/1995 Madhya Pradesh declared ""Tiger State"" as it homes one sixth of the world's tiger population.
06/26/1997 India declares its chemical weapon stockpiles and storage facilities as part of its obligations as signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention.


Other Historical Dates and Events
05/10/1977Jahangir Khan, famous musician, passed away.
06/27/1939Rahul Dev (R. D.) Burman ""Pancham Da"", famous music director, was born.
06/03/1901Mahakavi G. Sankara Kurup, Malayalam poet, was born. He was the first winner of the conveted Gyaanpeeth Award in 1965 for his poems "Odakkuzhal" in Malayalam.
03/02/1996Tendulkar scores 137 for India vs Sri Lanka in Cricket World Cup, but India still lose the match.
01/18/2000India and the US resume talks to narrow their differences on the CTBT.
07/31/1993Air Chief Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC. retired as the Air Officer Commanding, India Command.
09/18/1965Communist government threatens dire consequences on discovering Indian bases on the Chinese side of the China-Sikkim frontier in China.
01/14/1773Amstored Lord William Piet, governor, was born.
03/28/1984Bhausaheb Ranade, famous freedom fighter, passed away.
12/31/1998Air Chief Marshal Anil Yashwant Tipnis, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC., became the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. He is the 18th Air Chief Marshal.