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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Guru Ramdasji died. His son Arjun Dev succeeded him and changed the offerings to the Guru into a regular tax.
9/19/1704 Guru Govind Singh died.
9/19/1726 Khandoballal died.
9/19/1911 Boyi Bhimanna, great Hindi writer, poet and prolific author, was born at Mamidikuduru in AP.
9/19/1927 Kunwar Narayan, famous writer of 'Atmajayee' and 'Akaron Ke Aas Pas', was born.
9/19/1933 Sunit Francis Rodrigues, former Chief Army General, was born.
9/19/1936 Pandit Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, expert in north Indian classical music, died. He was also a lawyer, professor and social reformer.
9/19/1937 Vishnu Narayan Matkhande passed away.
9/19/1950 U. N. Assembly rejects Indian-Soviet proposal to admit Communist China in New York.
9/19/1960 Sindhu River water-sharing settement was signed between India and Pakistan.
9/19/1962 Jawaharlal Nehru was devastated when China began attacks on India's northern frontier leading to Indo-China War.
9/19/1965 Government extends ultimatum to India to dismantle forts within four days in China.
9/19/1990 Rajeev Goswami, a student of Delhi University, attempts to self immolate himself in protest against the implementation of Mandal Commission Report.
9/19/1990 Planning Commission announces 8th Five-Year Plan proposals with a total outlay of Rs. 610,000 crore.
9/19/1991 Lok Sabha passes unanimously the Places of Worship Special Provisions Bill for maintaining the status quo of religious places as on 1947.
9/19/1995 PM leaves for a 5-day visit to the two Central Asian republics of Turkmenistan and Kyrghistan.
9/19/1996 India Development Forum pledges $7b. to India.
9/19/1996 Suresh Mehta ministry is dismissed, President's rule imposed.
9/19/1997 A Delhi court rules that interviewing of the child and parents by school authorities, for admission to primary classes, is illegal and improper.
9/19/1997 India wins the Sahara Cup by winning the third match too.
9/19/1997 Ambar Roy, Indian test batsman (1969-70), died in Calcutta.
9/19/2000 India remains committed to a unilateral moratorium on nuclear tests, but we will not allow this stand to stand in the way of our protecting India's supreme natural interest,'' said Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee on his return from the US.
9/19/2000 Gopi Chand of India falls to Henderawan of Indonesia in the quarter-finals of the badminton event at the Sydney Olympics.
9/19/2000 Karnam Malleswari adds a glorious chapter to Indian sports history at the Sydney International Convention Centre by becoming the first woman to gain an Olympic medal.
9/19/2000 Karnam Malleswari becomes the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal (bronze) at the Sydney Olympics.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
5/5/1971India appeals for urgent aid for 1.8 mil. for Bangladeshi refugees in New Delhi.
9/20/1878Hindu"", an English weekly in Madras with G. S. Aiyer as its Editor, was first published with only 80 copies.
3/20/1998Rajesh Kumar Singh, CPI(ML) leader, is shot at Pandeypur village in Patna.
6/29/1873Micheal Madhusudan Dutta, first Bengali modern poet, died.
10/11/1876Saint Gadgebaba, Bengali story writer and novelist, was born.
10/5/1805Lord Charles Cornwallis, Governor General, died of ill health at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh.
3/4/1996Union govt. decides to set up a national grid for the distribution of petroleum products.
4/1/1995The Airports Authority of India (AAI) formed by the merger of IAAI and NAA. AAI manages five international airports, 87 domestic airports and 28 civil enclaves.
12/10/1999Dara Singh, the prime accused in the killing of Australian missionary, again gives a slip to police.
12/26/1999Shankar Dayal Sharma (81), former President of India, died in New Delhi.