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Historical Event on 6/12/1897

Possibly the most severe quake in history strikes Assam, shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (negligible death toll).

Other Historical Dates and Events
1/2/1992Central Ministers Cabinet approved that elections will take place after the death of any independent candidate.
12/1/1911Dayarnav Raghunath Kopardekar, founder of ""Indrayani Sahitya Prakashan Sanstha"", was born.
4/7/1920Ravi Shankar Bhattacharya, renowned Sitar player (Sounds of India), was born in Banaras, India.
11/16/1993Kashmir's 32-day-old Hazaratbal impasse ends with militants' surrender.
2/23/1908Maharaj Kumar Raghubir Sinh, famous Hindi writer and historian, was born.
5/25/1899Nazrul Islam, revolutionary and Bengali poet, was born in Churulia village of Burdwan district.
5/20/1976Oil production started from Bombay High.
7/12/1674Chhatrapati Shivaji signed a friendship treaty with East India Company.
3/23/2000Udham Singh (72), hockey legend, died at his home town in Sansarpur (near Jalandhar).
11/14/199710th International Film Festival for children and young people ambles into Hyderabad atop Gajju, the delightful elephant mascot. About 125 films from 30 countries will be screened.