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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Guru Angad, Sikh Guru, was born.
4/23/1751 Gilbert Aliat Minto, governor general of East India Company, was born.
4/23/1774 British Commander Colonel Chapman defeated Rohilla's army and captured Ruhelkhand.
4/23/1795 East India Company gave Warren Hastings a grant of the money and he was honourably acquitted of the charges.
4/23/1858 Pandita Ramabai, social reformer and philosopher, was born in the State of Mysore.
4/23/1913 Dhananjay Vithal Keer, famous biogropher, was born.
4/23/1926 Madhavrao Sapre, great political leader, passed away.
4/23/1928 Narasimha Murtey, educationist, was born at Nandur, A.P.
4/23/1929 Ranjit Film Co. was founded by Chandulal Shah and Gohar at Bombay.
4/23/1929 The Fate of the Outlaw', a 7-reel film produced by Majestic Film Co. was prohibited by the Board of Censors, Bombay, on April 23 on the grounds that the film glorifieds crime.
4/23/1930 Riots break out in Peshawar; 20 Indians shot down after killing of three Britishers.
4/23/1938 Viceroy Lord Linlithgow opens the hydro-electric scheme at Malakand.
4/23/1946 Commonwealth Occupation Forces in Japan, exchanging its Spitfire Vllls for Mk XlVs in October and arriving in Japan aboard HMS vengence.
4/23/1955 Political Committee of Asian-African Conference at Bandung adopted an Indian resolution calling for a ban on atomic weapons.
4/23/1959 Peking Radio reports say that Chinese troops defeated rebels in south-eastern Tibet and have closed Tibet's borders with India and Burma.
4/23/1968 Bade Gulam Ali Khan, famous ghazal singer, passed away.
4/23/1987 Supreme Court in a judgement confers Hindu widows absolute ownership of property under Hindu Succession Act 1956.
4/23/1991 Major parties agree to have polls in Punjab.
4/23/1992 Satyajit Ray, internationally famous Indian film producer-director, Bharat Ratna Awardee, passed away at the age of 70.
4/23/1994 Ibrahim Sulaiman Sait, former Indian Union Muslim League president, floats a new party - the Indian National League.
4/23/2000 Mumbai regains Ranji Trophy.


Other Historical Dates and Events
10/4/1907Riots in Calcutta.
3/3/1921Ahmed Gulsher, freedom fighter and politician, was born at Satna (M.P).
7/4/1912Pandit Nivrittibuwa Sarnaik, singer of 'Jaypur Gharana', was born.
8/1/1957National Book Trust inaugurated.
4/26/1999India's Atanu Lahiri and Bhagyashree Thipsay won the men's and women's titles respectively in the Commonwealth chess championship in Bikaner.
3/11/1903Shrinagesh M. M, former General, was born.
1/26/1919Mohammad Cazzambhoy Ibrahim Khan, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests India vs West Indies 1948-49), was born in Bombay.
1/16/1896Jaideva Singh, famous musician and educationist, was born Shohratgarh, U.P.
5/9/1998Playback singer Talat Mehmood, 75, passed away in Mumbai.
5/1/1927Dr. Namwar Singh was born.