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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
10/04/1847 Pratapsingh Bhosle, Maratha King, died.
10/04/1857 Shyamji Krishna Varma, freedom fighter, nationalist and patriot, was born at Mandvi village, Gujarat.
10/04/1907 Riots in Calcutta.
10/04/1953 India elected to the UN Trusteeship Council.
10/04/1972 Raman Vijayan, Indian soccer (Football) player, was born in Kandramanikam at Pasumpon, Tamil Nadu.
10/04/1974 India in apartheid protest refuses to play South Africa in Davis Cup finals.
10/04/1977 Atal Bihari Vajpayee, External Affairs Minister of India, addressed the UNO General Assembly in Hindi language.
10/04/1977 Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister, was released off the charges of corruption.
10/04/1986 Helicoptor Corporation of India established.
10/04/1992 D. M. Sutar, freedom fighter and senior journalist, died.
10/04/1993 PM surveys the quake-hit villages and sanctioned Rs. 50 crore.
10/04/1996 Delhi court issues non-bailable warrant against PVN Rao and three others in the St. Kitts forgery case.
10/04/1997 Indian National Satellite (INSAT-2D), fourth satellite in INSAT-2 series, became inoperable due to power bus anomaly. This satellite had capabilities such as mobile satellite service, business communication and television outreach beyond Indian boundaries.
10/04/1997 J & K Assembly passed the Ladakh Hill Council Bill.
10/04/1997 Two top executives of Turkish firm 'Karsan', accused in Rs. 133 crore urea import scam case, were remanded to police custody.
10/04/1999 Rest of India won the Zal Irani Trophy in Bangalore.
10/04/1999 Kerala High Court orders Election Commission to booth-wise counting. The EC is likely to move the Supreme Court against this order.
10/04/2000 Kashmir has been the cause of tensions between India and Pakistan and foreign interference should be stopped,'' said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the joint session of both the Houses of Parliament.


Other Historical Dates and Events
02/14/1959Nehru tells the International Conference on Planned Parenthood that Indian family planning efforts have not stopped population growth.
05/22/1772Raja Ram Mohan Roy, great social reformer, lawyer and politician and founder of Brahmo Samaj, was born at Radhanagar in Hooghly district, Bengal.
02/05/1922Amar Nath Sehgal, sculptor, was born at Campbellpur (W. Pakistan). His important works are ""Voice of Africa (Ghana-1958)"", A Cricketer (1961) and Mahatma Gandhi, Amritsar, To space Unknown (bronze, Moscow-1963)"", etc.
11/20/1998Dr. Mohammed Yunus, Chairman of the Grameen Bank of Dhaka, is selected for the 1998 Indira Gandhi prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development.
08/28/1667Sardar Jay Singh I, the famous king- Mirza Raja, a ruler of the kingdom of Amber (later called Jaipur) also in Aurangzeb's kingdom, passed away at Barhanpur.
12/05/1946Dada Maharaj Satarkar passed away.
10/26/1932Indian Muslim leader demands that Gandhi be released from prison. The Viceroy responded that this was only possible if Gandhi disassociated himself from the civil disobedience campaign.
11/18/1955Nicolai Bulganin and Nikita Khrushchev, top USSR Soviet leaders, first time came to New Delhi.
04/01/1997Govt. clarifies it is illegal to carry a child on a two-wheeler in addition to a pillion rider.
12/06/1857Raja Nahar Singh arrested by the Showers to kept him first in Motia Mahal and then at Metcalfe House, Delhi.