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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Turkish Armada retired.The arrival of a new Portuguese fleet.
11/25/1866 Allahabad court was established for Uttar Pradesh territory, it sat in Agra with five Judges between 1866 and 1868. It also has a bench in Lucknow.
11/25/1879 Sri Thanwardas Lilaram Vaswani, professor, saint poet, great orator and prolific writer, was born in Hyderabad, Sindh (now in Pakistan). He was the founder of Mira Movement.
11/25/1890 Radheshyam, famous stage, film actor and director, was born.
11/25/1948 National Cadet Corps was first established.
11/25/1956 Lal Bahadur Shastri, Railway Minister, resigns from the office or Railway Minitery, taking moral responsibility for Ayyapan rail disaster thus setting a rare example for politicians.
11/25/1962 Dasganu (Ganesh Dattatreya Sahastrabuddhe), modern Marathi saint and poet, passed away.
11/25/1975 Chandulal Shah, film maker, passed away.
11/25/1977 John Lobo became the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (till 30/06/79).
11/25/1984 Yashwantrao B. Chavhan, first Chief Minister of Maharashtra and former Deputy Prime Minister, passed away.
11/25/1987 India all out for 75 vs West Indies at Delhi. Patterson took 5-24.
11/25/1990 Sri Lanka all out at 82, Venkatapathy Raju (I) 6-12 off 17.5 overs.
11/25/1990 R. V. S. Perishastri, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, passed away.
11/25/1992 Mamata Banerjee, Union Minister of State for Sports, resigns to fight Bengal CPM.
11/25/1993 National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, celebrated its platinum jubilee in 1993 by organizing several scientific activities throughout the year, culminating in the International Symposium on Nutrition during November 25-27, 1993.
11/25/1995 Namibian PM Hoge S. Geingob arrives in New Delhi.
11/25/1995 The four-states of Gujarat, Goa, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh proposes trade bloc for western States (Western Regional Cooperation).
11/25/1997 Election Commission de-recognises Janata Party and Congress (Tiwari) as national parties and de-recognises Pattali Makkal Katchi in Tamil Nadu, J & K Panthers Party and J & K People's Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Congress (Socialist) in Kerala and Manipur and Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in Tamil Nadu. Pattali Makkal Katchi will continue to be recognised as State party in Pondicherry.
11/25/1998 Prof. K. S. Hegde (75), former Vice-Chancellor of Mysore University and educationist, dies in New Delhi. He was selected by the Government of India for overseas scholarship for post graduate studies and higher technical training abroad during the pre-independence era.
11/25/1998 Nitish Kumar, Railway Minister, lays the foundation stone for the Chengalpattu-Arakkonam gauge conversion in Kancheepuram. The Kanchi Shankaracharyas stay away from the function following a controversy triggered over the invitation extended to them by the Railways.
11/25/1999 Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is appointed Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India.
11/25/1999 Baba Amte, a Gandhian and noted social worker, is chosen for the Gandhi Peace Prize.
11/25/1999 Madras HC sets aside Tamil Nadu Governor Fathima Beevi's order rejecting the mercy petitions of four accused in Rajiv Gandhi case.
11/25/2000 Karnataka and Tamil Nadu Governments agree on a ""unified command'' for the STF operations against Veerappa


Other Historical Dates and Events
4/14/1919Gandhiji confesses at Nadiad his ""Himalayan Miscalculation"" regarding satyagraha martial law declared in Punjab.
1/9/1982A group of 21 Indian scientists team led by S. Z. Qasim started for the first ever Antarctica expedition on December 1981 - Jan 1982.
8/1/1952Yajurvindra Singh Jaswant Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman four Tests 1977-79), was born in Rajkot.
3/5/1995Jalal Aga, famous comedian and character artist, passed away.
7/24/2000S. Vijayalakshmi becomes the first Indian woman Grandmaster in the International Grandmasters chess tournament held in Hyderabad.
6/19/1931Nandini Satpathy, politician, was born at Cuttack in Orissa.
10/27/1907Sardar Bhagat Singh, the great martyr, was born in village Banga, Lyallpur (now in Pakistsan) in a reputed Sikh freedom fighter's family.
7/18/1993Girilal Jain, 71, The Times of India editor, died.
11/10/1992Attorney General G. Ramaswamy, under cloud for his dealings with Standard Chartered Bank, resigns.
11/7/1958Nehru said the role of Gen. Mohammed Ayub Khan in Pakistan had increased the 'risk and danger of war' between India and Pakistan.