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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Savtamali, famous saint, attains 'samadhee'.
Bahlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan and founder of Lodi dynasty, died in Delhi.
Husain Quli, the new Governor of Bengal, defeated the rebels and put them to fight. Daud was captured and put to death.
7/12/1674 Chhatrapati Shivaji signed a friendship treaty with East India Company.
7/12/1823 First Indian Steam Engine Ship ""Diana-a-Gunboat""sailed in a sea near Calcutta. It was built by Kyd & Co.
7/12/1864 Vishvanath Kashinath Rajwade, great Historian, was born.
7/12/1896 Dangambarrao G. Bindu, politician and father of Hydrabad Liberation Party, was born.
7/12/1909 Vimal Rai, film producer and director, was born.
7/12/1920 Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.
7/12/1920 Siddharthacharry V, educationist and diplomat, was born at Mysore.
7/12/1932 The 16,000-foot Shyok ice dam in the Himalayas bursts flooding the Indus Valley at Kashmir.
7/12/1947 Pochiah Krishnamurthy, great Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1971 WI tour), was born in Hyderabad.
7/12/1949 Ban on RSS lifted on the assurance that it abjures violence.
7/12/1949 Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die.
7/12/1957 Sahajada Karim became Aga Khan.
7/12/1960 Bhagalpur University was established in Bihar.
7/12/1960 Ranchi University was established.
7/12/1965 Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay, Indian middle-order batsman), was born in Mangalore.
7/12/1970 Major flood in Alaknanda river resulted in sweeping of buses and claimed 600 lives.
7/12/1980 Congress (I) gets absolute majority in Rajya Sabha.
7/12/1993 West Bengal Governor Dr. Nurul Hasan, 72, died.
7/12/1994 India expels Pak diplomat; Indian attache tortured in Islamabad.
7/12/1994 Vasant (V. P. Sathe), film critic, journalist, publisher and author, passed away.
7/12/1996 Bail granted to Harshad Mehta, prime accused in the securities scam.
7/12/1996 Lok Sabha adopts resolution extending President's Rule in J & K for 6 months.
7/12/1996 Ram Vilas Paswan presents railway budget 96-97 with 10\% hike in freight and upper class journeys.
7/12/1998 India will not reverse the nuclear programme, declared Mr. Vajpayee.
7/12/1999 India sets a deadline for intruders withdrawal from Kargil, announces suspension of air strikes.
7/12/1999 Rajendra Kumar (71), legendary actor who acted in over 150 Hindi films, died in Mumbai.
7/12/2000 67 persons died in a landslide triggered by torrential rains in Ghatkopar, a Mumbai suburb.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
1/7/1883Martyer Sohanlal Pathak was born.
11/6/1951Judge M. Patanjali Sastri became the Chief Justice of India. He helded this office till 03/01/1954.
9/6/1975Dularelal Bhargav, veteran writer, passed away. He was associated with 'Chand' and 'Madhuri' magazines.
5/4/1799Tipu Sultan is killed in a battle against 5,000 British soldiers who stormed and razed his capital, Seringapatanam.
2/3/1969Thiru Conjeevaram Natrajan Annadurai ""Anna"", a great patriot, writer, editor, orator, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and the commencer of Dravid Movement, passed away. He was the key person in formation of Anna Dramuk Party.
10/28/1911Mutyalswami Muniswami Naidu, cricket Test umpire, one test in 1951-52, was born at Vadodara, Gujarat.
12/12/1965Vijayanta, first India-made millitary tank which was handed over to the Army, was manufactured at Avadi Heavy Vehicles Factory at Madras.
3/9/1836Navalram Lakshmiram Pandya, famous writer and Gujrati critic , was born.
7/4/1933Mahatma Gandhi sentenced to one year imprisonment.
1/1/1944Sir Edwin Lutyens, the Builder of Rashtrapati Bhavan and England's most outstanding architect of his time, died.