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Historical Event on 4/1/1976

Television was separated from radio, and Doordarshan Corporation was established.

Other Historical Dates and Events
7/29/1996Aruna Asaf Ali, freedom fighter and player of important role in Quit India Movement, passed away in New Delhi. She was awarded with Bharat Ratna.
10/17/1919The Khilafat Movement was launched under the leadership of Maulana Jauhar Ali, Maulana Shaukat Ali and Abdul Kalam Azad.
12/7/1856First Hindu widow married officially.
8/28/1667Sardar Jay Singh I, the famous king- Mirza Raja, a ruler of the kingdom of Amber (later called Jaipur) also in Aurangzeb's kingdom, passed away at Barhanpur.
11/17/1999India beats New Zealand by seven wickets to win the one-day cricket series in New Delhi. Saurav Ganguly adjudged the 'man of the match' and 'man of the series'.
6/9/1909Baburao Arnalkar, famous detective story writer, was born.
11/11/2000Harin Pathak, Union Minister of State for Defence, resigns after being chargesheeted by a sessions court in Ahmedabad in a case relating to the murder of a head constable at the height of the anti-reservation agitation in 1985.
2/16/1986The Silver Jubilee of I.N.S.- Vikrant, India's only aircraft carrier, fails.
7/9/1969India accepted 'Royal Bengal Tiger' as its National Animal, as recommended by the Indian Wild life Board. This Tiger is also known as the majestic tiger - panthere tigris (Linnaeus).
4/1/1998Prabhat Kumar, a 1963 batch IAS officer, was appointed as the new Cabinet Secretary of India. He succeeded T.S.R. Subramaniam and held the office till 31-10-2000.