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Historical Event on 12/11/1999

Leander Paes capped a brilliant year with his successive Challenger title, this time in Jaipur, beating Barry Cowan in the final.

Other Historical Dates and Events
7/20/1969Varahagiri Venkatagiri retired from the post of President.
8/7/1980Mother Teresa visits the poor in Bronx at New York.
10/31/2000Chhattisgarh, the 26th State of Indian Union, comes into existence with the swearing in of its Governor Dinesh Nandan Sahay and Chief Minister Ajit Jogi at a glittering function at Raipur.
5/20/1915Gandhiji founded Satyagraha Ashram (later known as Sabarmati Ashram after the name of the river) at Ahmedabad.
10/25/1983Technical Cell constituteded with a view to promote the use of official language Hindi on mechanical or electronic devices.
6/6/1935Harry Crews, great US writer and actor (Indian Runner), was born.
1/12/1953Patel Chest Institute opened by Rajkumari Amrit Kaur. All India Khadi Board constituted with centre at Bombay.
6/10/1888Balraj Bhalla, revolutionary, was born.
1/19/1951Amritlal Vithaldas Thakkar (Thakkarbappa), social reformer of Gujrat and right hand of Gandhiji in socially segregated Harijans, passed away.
11/6/1988The graduated use of force finally compelled the rebels to surrender and the personnel of Godavari then took over. When psychological pressure did not succeed, warning shots were fired by both the naval ships.