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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/9/1746 French sailor's fleet reached at the bank of Pondichery in India.
7/9/1755 E Braddock, British General, was mortally wounded during French & Indian War.
7/9/1873 Henry Albert John Gidney, greatest leader and politician, was born in Igatpuri, Maharashtra.
7/9/1875 The Bombay Stock Exchange, the first in India, was constructed under the shade of a large banyan tree.
7/9/1938 Sanjeev Kumar, famous Hindi film actor, was born.
7/9/1951 India's first Five Year Plan prepared and published. There was the first amendment to the Constitution and the first general elections were held.
7/9/1969 India 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).
7/9/1969 Sagi Lakshmi Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer), was born in Hyderabad.
7/9/1979 Janardhan Gnanoba Navle, cricketer, 2 Tests for India as WK and 1 catch, passed away.
7/9/1992 The government agrees to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to enquire into the security scam.
7/9/1993 Passport fees raised from Rs. 60 to Rs.300.
7/9/1994 Surendranath, Governor of Punjab, died.
7/9/1995 17 Indian mountaineers peaked Jogambha in the Garhwal Himalayas.
7/9/1996 A Delhi court summoned former Prime Minister Narsimha Rao to face trial as an accused in the Lakhubhai Pathak cheating case in which godman Chandraswami was already facing trial.
7/9/1999 Ashok Mitra (82), noted writer, academician and former bureaucrat, died in Calcutta.
7/9/2000 India clinches the inaugural Asian Cricket Council under-15 championship in Kuala Lumpur.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
8/15/1990Uttar Maharashtra University was established.
4/30/1988Raj Kapoor gets Dada Saheb Phalke award for 1988.
9/29/2000Union Minister of State for Agriculture S.B.P.B.K. Satyanarayana Rao quits the from Cabinet.
12/23/1919King's proclamation was made that the new reforms of Government of India offer some sort of self government.
2/13/1989Aubrey Menen (76), Renowned writer, passed away in Kerala.
9/1/1908Amir Elahi, right-hand batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler, born at Multan in Lahore.
7/25/1988Sikh extremists kill the chief priest of the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
1/22/1990The International Literacy Campaign was launced in the country by the Prime Minister at a national function held at New Delhi. (8-9-90).
11/15/1989Test debut of Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Yunus at Karachi.
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.