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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/30/1759 Alamgir was murdered by his minister Imad-ul-Mulk.
11/30/1858 Jagdish Chandra Bose, botonist and physics expert, was born at Mymensingh (now in Bangladesh).
11/30/1896 Gandhiji sails for South Africa with wife and children.
11/30/1909 Gandhiji reaches South Africa.
11/30/1909 Ramesh Chandra died.
11/30/1915 Venkat Apparao Gurjad, famous Telgu poet, died.
11/30/1920 N. B. Kamat, filmmaker and distributor, was born.
11/30/1974 India, Pakistan decide to end the ten-year trade ban.
11/30/1982 World premier of Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi' held in New Delhi.
11/30/1986 Sikhs hijack bus, killing 24 at Punjab.
11/30/1988 Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed.
11/30/1989 Congress (I) emerges largest party in Lok Sabha by winning 193 seats, Congress (I) rule in Karnataka and Veerendra Patil made the Chief Minister.
11/30/1990 Admiral Laxmi Narayan Ramdas takes over as Chief of Naval Staff.
11/30/1994 Laxmi Menon, former Foreign state minister, died.
11/30/1994 Mrinalini Desai, freedom fighter and famous litterateur, died.
11/30/1995 G. Umapati, filmmaker, died.
11/30/1998 Ghasiram Yadav (74), member of Parliament representing Alawar in Rajasthan and former MLA and Minister in the State, died in Jaipur.
11/30/1998 Sonia Gandhi names Ashok Ghelot and Sheila Dixit as Chief Ministers of Rajasthan and Delhi respectively.
11/30/1999 Prof. M. N. Sromovas, (83), well-known Sociologist in Bangalore, died.
11/30/1999 The disinvestment panel headed by G. V. Ramakrishna demits office after the end of its three-year term.
11/30/2000 Jagdev Singh Talwandi, a former Akali Dal leader, was the unanimous choice as the new SGPC president.
11/30/2000 CBI files fresh cases against JMM MPs Shibu Soren, Simon Marandi and Suraj Mandal on charges of possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.
11/30/2000 Dr. Anil Kakodkar takes charge as Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy.


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/12/1996Bail granted to Harshad Mehta, prime accused in the securities scam.
6/28/1857Nana Sahib proclaimed himself as the Peshwa and called for the total extermination of the British power of India at Bithoor.
9/11/1999India's Sachin Ratti won the men's singles title in the New Zealand International Badminton championship, defeating top seed and world No. 23 Rio Suryana of Australia in the final.
4/1/1954French settlements in India pass under Indian control.
5/21/1998India declares a moratorium on nuclear testing.
10/26/1995India decides to go ahead with Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme in the wake of US stand to supply $370 million arms package to Pakistan.
12/11/1958Wilson Jones became India's first individual World Champion when he won the Amateur Billiards Championship.
1/22/1901Nirmal Kumar Bose was born.
10/16/1983Harish Chandra, great Indian scientist, died. His work in a narrow branch of modern mathematics led to its developement to such an extent that it drew the attention of mathematicians all over the world.
2/12/1996Former Union Minister Kalpanath Rai sent to Tihai jail for allegedly harbouring members of mafia don Dawood Ibrahim's gang.