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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Guru Ramdasji died. His son Arjun Dev succeeded him and changed the offerings to the Guru into a regular tax.
9/19/1704 Guru Govind Singh died.
9/19/1726 Khandoballal died.
9/19/1911 Boyi Bhimanna, great Hindi writer, poet and prolific author, was born at Mamidikuduru in AP.
9/19/1927 Kunwar Narayan, famous writer of 'Atmajayee' and 'Akaron Ke Aas Pas', was born.
9/19/1933 Sunit Francis Rodrigues, former Chief Army General, was born.
9/19/1936 Pandit Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, expert in north Indian classical music, died. He was also a lawyer, professor and social reformer.
9/19/1937 Vishnu Narayan Matkhande passed away.
9/19/1950 U. N. Assembly rejects Indian-Soviet proposal to admit Communist China in New York.
9/19/1960 Sindhu River water-sharing settement was signed between India and Pakistan.
9/19/1962 Jawaharlal Nehru was devastated when China began attacks on India's northern frontier leading to Indo-China War.
9/19/1965 Government extends ultimatum to India to dismantle forts within four days in China.
9/19/1990 Rajeev Goswami, a student of Delhi University, attempts to self immolate himself in protest against the implementation of Mandal Commission Report.
9/19/1990 Planning Commission announces 8th Five-Year Plan proposals with a total outlay of Rs. 610,000 crore.
9/19/1991 Lok Sabha passes unanimously the Places of Worship Special Provisions Bill for maintaining the status quo of religious places as on 1947.
9/19/1995 PM leaves for a 5-day visit to the two Central Asian republics of Turkmenistan and Kyrghistan.
9/19/1996 India Development Forum pledges $7b. to India.
9/19/1996 Suresh Mehta ministry is dismissed, President's rule imposed.
9/19/1997 A Delhi court rules that interviewing of the child and parents by school authorities, for admission to primary classes, is illegal and improper.
9/19/1997 India wins the Sahara Cup by winning the third match too.
9/19/1997 Ambar Roy, Indian test batsman (1969-70), died in Calcutta.
9/19/2000 India remains committed to a unilateral moratorium on nuclear tests, but we will not allow this stand to stand in the way of our protecting India's supreme natural interest,'' said Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee on his return from the US.
9/19/2000 Gopi Chand of India falls to Henderawan of Indonesia in the quarter-finals of the badminton event at the Sydney Olympics.
9/19/2000 Karnam Malleswari adds a glorious chapter to Indian sports history at the Sydney International Convention Centre by becoming the first woman to gain an Olympic medal.
9/19/2000 Karnam Malleswari becomes the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal (bronze) at the Sydney Olympics.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
1/31/1960Milkha Singh at Lahore sets record for 200m in 20.7s.
8/10/2000Arjuna Ranatunga, former Sri Lankan cricket captain, retires from international cricket.
9/17/1997Kalpakkam Mini Reactor (KAMINI), the only U-233 fuelled operating reactor in the world, attains maximum capacity of 30 KW.
12/25/1861Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, freedom fighter and founder of Banaras Hindu University, was born at Allahabad.
5/18/1974First underground Atomic device explosion for India was carried out successfully near Pokhran in Rajasthan (Thar Desert) at 8:05 a.m. This event made India as the 6th nation to explode an atomic bomb.
12/1/1911Dayarnav Raghunath Kopardekar, founder of ""Indrayani Sahitya Prakashan Sanstha"", was born.
10/28/1964Padmabhushan Vaikunthbhai Mehta, famous Gandhian leader, passed away.
10/13/1781A treaty was singed between the Britishers and ruler of Gwalior, Scindia.
12/28/2000The Kanchi Acharya presents the Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati national eminence awards to former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao, Smt. M.S. Subbulakshmi (in absentia), scientist Ramnarayan Agarwal and pravachan artist Rameshbhai Ojha.
7/30/1920Rikhye Maj-Gen Indar Jit, Educationist and Former Army Officer, was born at Lahore.