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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
02/05/1630 Har Rai, Sikh Guru, was born.
02/05/1919 Sitaram Kesri, veteran Congress leader, was born.
02/05/1922 Gandhiji, following Chauri Chaura (U.P.) tragedy in which 22 police constables and one sub-inspector were burnt to death by a mob, fasts for five days and abandons plan of satyagraha movement.
02/05/1922 Amar 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.
02/05/1924 Gandhiji was released after operated on for appendicitis in Sassoon Hospital, Poona.
02/05/1931 Krishna Film Co., Bombay produced a 7,659 feet long 'Krishnatone Talkie Programme No. 1, which was released quite before the release of 'Alam Ara,' first talkie film of India. The Krishnatone Programme was censored at C.C. No. 9906 on February 5 and the programme contained the following: (1) Arabic Song (2) Indian Orchestra No.1 (3) Indian Orchestra No.2 (4) Indian Orchestra No.3 (5) Jal Tarang Solo (6) Hindi Song No. 1 (7) Hindi Song No.2 (8) Hindi Song No. 3 (9) Bengali Song (10) Garba No. 1 (11) Garba No. 2 (12) Gujarati Comic Song (13) Hindi Chorus Song No. 1 (14) Hindi Chorus Song No. 2 (15) Dilruba Solo (16) Violin Solo (17) Goanese Song.
02/05/1936 Baba Maharaj Satarkar (Nilkanth Gyaneshwar Gore - Satarkar) was born.
02/05/1949 Judgement on Gandhi's murder; Godse and Apte to be executed.
02/05/1968 Narottam Nagar, veteran hindi writer, passed away.
02/05/1970 Kauai Aadheenam, Hindu monastery, site of Kadavul Hindu Temple, Saiva Siddhanta Church headquarters, San Marga Sanctuary and editorial offices of Hinduism Today were founded today at Hawaii's Garden Island.
02/05/1981 Kuda Bux, great Indian mystic (I'd Like to See), passed away at 75.
02/05/1986 Laxmanrao Sardesai, famous Marathi and Konkani litterateur, passed away.
02/05/1991 The last of 1.2 lakh Indians in Kuwait manage to return to India.
02/05/1992 Ajit Singh elected 'real J.D.' President.
02/05/1992 D.D. Lapang takes over as the new CM of Meghalaya.
02/05/1992 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar.
02/05/1993 The Supreme Court directs the Union Government to forcibly produce Manipur Speaker Dr. Borobabu Singh before it on March 23 in a contempt case.
02/05/2000 A.B. Vajpayee, Prime Minister, defends the Gujarat Government's order lifting the ban on Government employees from participating in RSS activities.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
01/22/1903Shankar Das Banerji, lawyer and politician, was born at Calcutta.
08/01/1952Yajurvindra Singh Jaswant Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman four Tests 1977-79), was born in Rajkot.
09/15/1967Ramkrishnarao Burgula, Chief Minister of Hyderabad, died.
06/01/1997Union Minister for Forests and Environment, Prof. Saifuddin Soz announces Rs. 9 crore central package for afforestation and eco-development in J&K.
05/17/1873Hindi daily 'Bharat Mitra' started from Calcutta.
09/22/1992Harshad Mehta released after 110 days in jail.
11/21/1999The Centre retired two members of the Prasar Bharati Board, Ms. Romila Thapar, eminent historian and Mr. Rajendra Yadav.
03/03/1982Firaq Gorakhpuri ""Raghupati Sahay"", great writer, nationalist and who revolutionised Urdu poetry, died.
02/19/1588Pieter de Carpentier, flemish Governor General of Dutch East-Indies, was born.
02/02/1949Press Trust of India' was established.