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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/13/1290 Jalal'ud-din Firuz Khalji establishes the Khalji dynasty at Delhi.
06/13/1290 Firuz Shah captured the throne of Delhi and Sultan Jalal'ud-din Khalji called himself.
06/13/1731 Swedish East India Company was formed. For 15 years King Fredrick of Sweden gave the Company a charter.
06/13/1757 Clive marched to Murshidabad against Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah along with the force comprising of 1800 British and 2000 Indian soldiers with eight canons.
06/13/1879 Ganesh Damodar (Babarao) Savarkar, revolutionary, was born.
06/13/1889 Salarjung, famous administrator, was born.
06/13/1905 Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer (England 1929-31), was born.
06/13/1918 Foundation stone was liad of Sir Kawasjee Jahangir Public Hall in Mumbai.
06/13/1927 Henry C. K. ""Clan"" Petty-Fitzmaurice, Governor of India (1888-94), passed away at the age of 82.
06/13/1931 Gandhi to live in a garret amongst the poor in London.
06/13/1932 Nirmalchandra Sen, great revolutionary, died.
06/13/1940 Revolutionary leader Udham Singh was hanged for charges of assassinating Micheal Odair, who was the Governor General of Punjab at the time of Jalianwala Baug massacre.
06/13/1943 Netaji Subhashchandra Bose started his journey from Germany to Tokyo by a submarine.
06/13/1965 Maninder Singh Harbansingh Billa, cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93), was born in Pune.
06/13/1966 60 people were killed in a collision between two suburban trains of Bombay.
06/13/1973 Sir Ram Nath Chopra, great professor of Pharmacology of National Drug Research Institute of India, passed away.
06/13/1991 Shiv Sharma, Doordarshan Director General, was shot at in Delhi by suspected Punjab terrorists.
06/13/1992 Security scam: assets of three SBI officials attached.
06/13/1992 Purushottam Diwakar Dhavle, famous journalist, passed away.
06/13/1995 India and France sign Bilateral Investment Protection pact.
06/13/1996 Govt. extends for another 2 years the ban imposed on LTTE w.e.f. 14/6/1996 under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
06/13/1996 Ramakrishna Hegde, JD leader and former Karnataka CM, expelled from the party for 6 years by JD president Laloo Prasad Yadav for anti-party activities.
06/13/1997 At least 60 persons were feared killed and several injured in a fire in Uphaar Grand cinema in South Delhi.
06/13/1998 India rejects G-8 prescriptions saying they are ''coercive and intrusive'' and intend to freeze the nuclear weapon capabilities of New Delhi and Islamabad.
06/13/1999 The Indian army secures the strategic Tololing peak in the Dras sector.
06/13/2000 Major General Manuel Saavedra of Uruguay appointed Chief Military observer of the U.N. Mission monitoring the LoC in Kashmir.
06/13/2000 Yashwant Sinha, Finance Minister, announces a one-time settlement of outstanding loans below Rs. 10 crores in a move aimed at ridding the public sector banks of Rs. 51,000 crores of bad loans.
06/13/1909 E. M. S. Namboodiripad was born in Palghat in Kerala.


Other Historical Dates and Events
03/04/1919Jagtindar Nath Beri, physics expert, was born.
02/03/1912Bardanand Chattergy, chemical expert, was born.
03/10/1995Ashok Padbidri, famous journalist and editor, died.
05/29/1973Jo Paul Ancheri, Indian Soccer(Football) player, was born in Trichur, Kerala. He was recognised as Indian Player of the Year in 1994.
01/23/1909New direct 7,000-mile telegraphic link with India is hailed as a great achievement at London.
08/06/1962Peking agrees to talks with India to settle border disputes.
10/05/1999India decides not to attend the special meet on CTBT.
12/15/1997Orissa Janata Dal unit splits with 29 of 43 Legislature Party members forming 'Biju Janata Dal'.
08/18/1979Vasantrao Naik, former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, died.
08/01/1952Nationalised Airways at Safdarjung, New Delhi inaugurated by Nehru.