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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Saint Visoba Khechar, was the yogi-guru of the Varkari poet-saint Namdev of Maharashtra, took Samadhi.
7/19/1763 Mir Kasim was defeated in 'Katwa' battle by Britishers.
7/19/1925 Dinesh Singh, freedom fighter and politician, was born at Kalakankar (U.P).
7/19/1938 Jayant Vishnu Narlikar, great Indian space scientist and mathematician, was born at Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
7/19/1949 Raja of Tehri Garhwal announces merger with Indian Union.
7/19/1952 India all out 82 in 2nd innings after making 52 runs earlier in the day.
7/19/1955 Roger Michael Humphery Binny, Indian medium-pace all-rounder early eighties, was born at Bangalore.
7/19/1965 Batukeshwar Dutt, great revolutionary, passed away.
7/19/1969 Indian Government nationalised 14 major commercial banks of India by Presidental ordinance.
7/19/1974 Udham Singh's, revolutionary, ashes brought to Delhi from London.
7/19/1987 Rajiv Gandhi,Congress President, expels V.P. Singh from Congress and orders probe into Ajitabh Bachhan's property abroad.
7/19/1990 Planning Commission decides to make changes in the Gadgil formula for central assistance to States in consultation with states.
7/19/1993 Girilal Jain, senior journalist, passed away.
7/19/1994 The Tamil Nadu Bill for continuance of the 69\% reservation policy in the state receives the President's assent.
7/19/1998 The INSAT-2C satellite suffers ``disorientation'' - loss of earth lock - briefly.
7/19/1998 Tremors measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale rocked Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
7/19/2000 The Centre has no locus standi in Thackeray case, says the Prime Minister and rejects the resignations of Shiv Sena nominees in the Union Cabinet-- Manohar Joshi, Suresh Prabhu and Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil.


Other Historical Dates and Events
1/18/1969Prajapita Brahma, great social reformer and freedom fighter, passed away.
7/8/1999The bodies of 12 soldiers, who martyred in Kargil battle, were brought to New Delhi. So far 321 soldiers were killed and 476 wounded in operation Vijay.
9/3/1931Kanhaiya Prasad Sharan, politician, journalist and social worker, was born at Muzaffapur, Bihar.
10/20/1947First battle between India and Pakistan.
8/4/2000Pranab Mukherjee and S. Jaipal Reddy, Congress(I) leaders, get Best Parliamentarian awards for the year 1997-98.
9/30/199724th Stock Exchange of India set up at Trivandrum.
2/17/1618First English Ambassador Sir Thomas Roe returned to England after meeting Emperor Jahangir in his court.
1/31/1963Peacock declared as National Bird of India.
1/28/1937Suman Kalyanpurkar, famous singer, was born.
6/13/1918Foundation stone was liad of Sir Kawasjee Jahangir Public Hall in Mumbai.