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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/14/1636 Aurangzeb was appointed as Shahjahan by Viceroy of Deccan.
7/14/1656 Guru Har Kishan, the eight Sikh, was born.
7/14/1854 Mahendranath Gupt, follower of Ramkrishna Paramahans, was born.
7/14/1856 Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, great social worker, was born.
7/14/1923 Iqbal Singh Bhatia, great educationist, was born at Kotla Qasim Khan, (Pakistan).
7/14/1928 Bedabrata Barua, educationist, social reformer and politician, was born.
7/14/1942 Britishers Quit India resolution was passed by Congress Working Committee. They demanded departure of British and agreed on passive resistance until India's independence. It was declared on 8th August, 1942 at August Kranti Maidan (Gowalia Tank).
7/14/1946 India grants Siam a 20 year, 3 mil. credit to increase export of Siamese rice.
7/14/1963 Swami Shivanand Saraswati, religious leader, passed away.
7/14/1969 85 persons were killed when a freight train collided with a passanger train near Jaipur.
7/14/1992 The Lok Sabha passes a bill seeking to confer on the President the powers of the Legislature of J&K.
7/14/1994 Veerappan, Sandalwood smuggler, declared 'proclaimed offender'.
7/14/1997 Eleventh Presidential election with K.R.Narayanan and T.N. Seshan as candidates; 732 out of 775 MPs and 3893 out of 4058 MLAs cast their ballots.
7/14/1997 India finishes third in Asian women's weightlifting.
7/14/1998 India is elected chairperson of the World Intellectual Property Organisation's standing panel on information technology in relation to Intellectual Property Rights.
7/14/1999 Arvind Dave is appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/1/1939Satish Kumar Sareen was born in Rawalpindi (now in Pakistan). He became the Air Chief Marshal.
2/4/1974Satyendra Nath Bose, a noted mathematician, professor and physicist, passed away at Calcutta. He contributed greatly to statictical mechanics, the electromagnetic properties of ionosphere, the therories of X-ray crystallography and thermoluminescence, and unified field theory. Bose instituted ""Planck's Law and the Hypothesis of Light Quana"" in 1924.
4/16/1848Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Telegu author and social reformer, was born in Andhra Pradesh.
5/5/1916Giani Zail Singh, President of India, was born in Sandhwan village, Punjab.
8/29/1880Madhav Shrihari Ane, greatest Freedom fighter, was born.
10/19/1979T. R. Baalu was born in Thalikottai, Distt. Thiruvarur (Tamil Nadu).
7/20/1993Chander Mohan, son of Haryana CM Bhajanlal, wins the by-elections in the Kalka assembly constitutency by a margin of 61,800 votes.
7/10/1949Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, great Indian cricket player (opener, 10,122 Test runs), was born in Bombay. He has received Arjun Award (1975) and Padma Bhushan (1980).
8/30/1934Balkrishna Pandharinath Gupte ""Baloo"", cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie), was born in Bombay.
10/30/1992India and China decide to continue peace measures and open more points for border trade.