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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Saint Gyaneshwar passed away. (Samadhee).
10/25/1932 Pearless' investment company was established.
10/25/1951 First General Election of India begins.
10/25/1964 First indigenous tank was manufactured in Awdi factory and was named 'Vijayant'.
10/25/1971 National Science and Technology Committee established.
10/25/1980 Sahir Ludhiyanvi, famous Urdu poet, died.
10/25/1983 Technical Cell constituteded with a view to promote the use of official language Hindi on mechanical or electronic devices.
10/25/1989 P. Baiju, Anand Shetty, Arjun Deviah, Ananda Natarajan set a record for India at the 4x100m relay meet in 40.14s at Islamabad.
10/25/1990 JD and BJP withdrew support to Rajasthan and Gujarat governments respectively.
10/25/1990 Captain Sangma, first Chief Minister of Meghalaya, died.
10/25/1995 Narsimha Rao, PM, addresses the 50th anniversary session of the UN.
10/25/1997 180mw Lower Periyar Hydroelectric Project in Kerala commissioned after 13 long years.
10/25/1999 Fixed term for Lok Sabha, Assemblies is under study, said President K R Narayanan in his address to a joint session of Parliament.
10/25/1999 Pramod Mahajan, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, says, ""No objection to Bofors discussion.
10/25/1999 US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson arrives.
10/25/2000 The BJP Legislature Party in UP elects Rajnath Singh its leader.


Other Historical Dates and Events
12/10/1993The residence of Mahatma Phule was declared a national monument.
6/26/1906M.P. Sivagnanam, famous Tamil writer and social worker, was born at Madras.
4/18/1918Amboo alias Lalita Pawar was born in Indore. She will be always remembered as the a leading film actress and character artist. Her first film was 'Ganimi Kawa' (1928). Some of the other films of silent era are Shri Balaji, Bhimsen, Champion of the Sward, Chatur Sunderi, Goodbye Marriage, Flaming Soul, Kailash.
8/6/1998SriKrishna Commission report was tabled by the Maharashtra government. It was rejected by the ruling alliance whom it heavily indicted.
8/6/1998Saint Gyaneshwar passed away. (Samadhee).
3/27/1993Hari Singh from Haryana hijacks an IA plane, but surrender after 8 hours.
4/30/1909R. Shankar, politician, journalist and former Chief Minister of Kerala, was born.
2/21/1983More than 600 people were killed in the Indian state of Assam after student agitators protesting the immigration of Muslim refugees from Bangladesh attempted to stop state elections.
4/19/1998Jayalalitha, AIADMK leader, demands that all ''tainted leaders'' be dropped by the Vajpayee Government or that Sedapatti R. Muthiah be taken back.
7/18/1980Naoomal Jeoomal, cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), died.