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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Emperor Humayun, son of Babar, was born in Kabul.
3/6/1775 Raghunath Rao signed treaty of Surat with British ending the first Anglo-Maratha War.
3/6/1915 Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore met for the first time at Shantiniketan.
3/6/1928 Nilkanth Ramanbhai Mahipatrao, famous Gujrati litterateur, critic, dramatist and social reformer, died.
3/6/1947 Churchill opposes troop withdrawal from India at London.
3/6/1961 India's first Financial daily 'The Economic Times' started publication from Bombay.
3/6/1962 Ambika Chakrovorty, great revolutionary and warrior, passed away.
3/6/1971 Test debut of Sunil Gavaskar vs West Indies at Port-of-Spain.
3/6/1990 India wins Indira Gandhi Gold Cup hockey tournament.
3/6/1991 Chandrasekhar resigns as PM.
3/6/1995 Arun Tamhankar, great journalist, died.
3/6/1997 Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) inaugurated in Mauritius.
3/6/1998 A Congress(I) Ministry headed by Virbhadra Singh is sworn in at Himachal Pradesh.
3/6/2000 India and China begin the first ever bilateral security dialogue in Beijing on global and regional issues of mutual interest.


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/12/1942British troops vacate the Andaman in Gulf of Bengal.
7/29/1997India to revive 'Agni' Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile programme.
3/31/1998T. N. Mishra became the director of Central Bureau of Investigation (till 04/01/99).
11/9/1710Reynier de Klerk, governor-general of Dutch-Indies, baptized.
10/24/2000Hyrunnisa, suspected to be the key accused in the Kollam liquor tragedy, nabbed along with her husband and a worker in her shop in Guruvayur.
3/22/1902Great Britain and Persia agree to link Europe and India by telegraph.
4/21/1659Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj meet Saint Samarth Ramdas Swami.
1/16/1924In a tragic ship wreck, Kumaran Asan, famous Malayalam poet & eminent social worker, died.
4/9/1984Captain H.J. Singh of Indian Army crossed the Banihal Darsh with the help of Hand Glider and set a new record.
1/4/1954Judge Mehr Chand Mahajan became the Chief Justice of India. He helded this office till 22/12/1954.