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Historical Event on 5/23/1996

Joint Opposition candidate Purno A. Sangma (Cong. MP from Meghalaya) unanimously elected Speaker of 11th Lok Sabha.

Other Historical Dates and Events
10/23/1934Gandhi resigns as leader of the All India Congress.
1/1/199730-year Ganga water sharing treaty between India and Bangladesh takes effect.
1/1/1997Muhammad of Bin Quasim (Kasim), Arabs, attacked on Sindh and captured it. Muhammad defeated and killed King Dahir, Hindu king, at Rawar.
1/9/1916Ramkrishna Ramnarayan Ruia, great industrialist, was born.
6/13/2000Major General Manuel Saavedra of Uruguay appointed Chief Military observer of the U.N. Mission monitoring the LoC in Kashmir.
4/1/1920S. Bhattacharya, cricket Test Umpire for 2 tests from 1963-70, was born in Delhi.
12/6/1990VHP-sponsored 'karseva' in Ayodhya passes off peacefully.
10/4/1986Helicoptor Corporation of India established.
10/12/1993National Environment Council with PM as chairperson set up.
1/6/1987Establishment of 'Maharashtra Journalist Fund' Trust.