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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/29/1533 Chaitanya Maha Prabhu, vaishnav Sant, passed away. His mortal remains at Puri.(9/7or 29/6).
06/29/1757 Mir Zafar was installed on the throne as the Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orrisa from Murshidabad.
06/29/1857 Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British).
06/29/1864 Dr. Asutosh Mukherjee, great judge, educationist and lawyer of Bengal, was born at Calcutta.
06/29/1873 Micheal Madhusudan Dutta, first Bengali modern poet, died.
06/29/1893 Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, physics, mathematics expert and founder of Indian Statistical Institute, was born at Calcutta.
06/29/1901 Amal Kumar Sarkar, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.
06/29/1908 Pratapsing Gaekwad, Prince of Baroda, was born.
06/29/1909 Pandit Motilal, social reformer and freedom fighter, was born.
06/29/1924 Ezra Laderman, NYC, composer (Jacob & the Indians), was born.
06/29/1966 Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi, famous mathematics expert, died.
06/29/1976 Sandhya Chib, Miss India-Universe (1996), was born.
06/29/1991 A 32-member Left Front cabinet led by Jyoti Basu sworn in in West Bengal.
06/29/1992 Congress (I) nominates K. R. Narayanan for the Vice-Presidentship.
06/29/1993 24 jawans were killed in ambush by NSCN militants in Manipur.
06/29/1997 Anand wins Frankfurt chess classic '97 title in Germany.
06/29/1998 Government decides to grant full statehood for Delhi and create three new States namely Uttaranchal, Vananchal and Chattisgarh.
06/29/1999 An Indian High Commissioner member N. R. Doraiswamy is beaten up by Pakistani intelligence operatives.
06/29/2000 The Election Commission derecognises seven regional parties in some states -- Samata Party in Haryana, Shiv Sena in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and the RJD in Manipur, NTR-Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh, the Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) in Chandigarh, the United Minority Front in Assam and the Haryana Vikas Party in Haryana-- These will remain registered but unrecognised parties.


Other Historical Dates and Events
12/16/1999Bill on Cyber law is introduced in the Lok Sabha.
07/13/1995Devyani Chaubal, film journalist, passed away.
09/07/1995Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh CM, wins the vote of confidence. He received 227 votes. 31 were neutral.
01/17/1992Shankar Ramchandra (Mamrao Date), veteran journalist, passed away.
03/11/1948SS Jal Usha, the first ocean-going steamer made in India, was launched from Visakhapatnam.
07/15/1903Kumaraswamy Kamraj, great freedom fighter, social reformer, political leader and member of the Lok Sabha, was born in a trading family at Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu.
10/23/1992The dissident ministers of Bangarappa government in Karnataka resign
05/03/1927Riots between Sikhs and Muslims in Lahore claims 14 lives and leaves 100 injured.
12/04/1977Ajit Agarkar, promising Indian ODI all-rounder, was born.
11/13/1998Tendulkar blazes as India wins the Coca Cola Cup at Sharjah beating Zimbabwe in the final.