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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Buhlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan of Lodi tribe, marched down upon Delhi.
4/19/1910 Anant Laxman Kanhere, revolutionary, was hanged.
4/19/1950 Shyama Prasad Mukherji resigned. He was the first Minister of Central Cabinet.
4/19/1960 Meeting of Afro-Asian Conference at New Delhi.
4/19/1975 First Indian Satellite ''Aryabhata'' launched. The Satellite provided technological experience in building and operating a satellite system. It was launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos.
4/19/1976 Maharshi Dayanand University established in Haryana.
4/19/1976 Indira Gandhi proposes a resumption of ties with Pakistan in New Delhi.
4/19/1981 Indira Gandhi,Prime Minister, inaugurated `Maharashtra Vidhanbhavan'.
4/19/1993 Sanjay Dutt, film star, was held under TADA for possessing an AK-56 rifle.
4/19/1994 Rajindersing Sparo, first awardee of `Mahavir Chakra' and former Chief Minister of Punjab Major General, passed away.
4/19/1995 Gopala Ramanujam,Goa Governor, takes up additional charge of Kerala.
4/19/1995 Rajendra Kumari Bajpai appointed the Lt. Governor of Pondichery.
4/19/1996 AIDS deleted from the list of contagious diseases in the Railway Act of 1989.
4/19/1997 I.K. Gujral, External Affairs Minister, chosen leader of United Front in place of Deve Gowda.
4/19/1998 Kottayam in Kerala becomes the first district in India to complete computerisation of the talluk offices connecting them with the district headquarters.
4/19/1998 Jayalalitha, AIADMK leader, demands that all ''tainted leaders'' be dropped by the Vajpayee Government or that Sedapatti R. Muthiah be taken back.


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/23/199710 Dalits killed in Kab village of Bihar by Ranbir Sena, a pro-landlord extremist organisation.
7/15/1904Mogubai Kurdikar, veteran singer of 'Jaypur Gharana', was born.
7/15/1904Rana Sangram Singh, King of Mewad, fought Babur near Kanwa at Agra and lost the battle and died thereafter. He had vowed not to enter Chittogarh without a victory.
2/11/1933The outcome of the conference was that diarchy in the province was abolished, federal system was established in the center, Sindh was separated from Bombay, communal awards were started by the Prime Minister of Britain Sir Ramsay McDonald and White Paper on Indian reforms was published in 1933.
12/26/1914Dr. Shushila Nair, social reformer, was born in village Kunjah, district Gunjra, Punjab (now Pakistan). She dedicated her life to serve Gandhiji and Gandhi Ashram and also performed the duties of Indian citizen by taking active participation in freedom movement.
10/23/1883Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia, a pioneer in Indian Geology, was born at Surat in Gujarat.
1/18/1994Narasimha Rao decides to retain Veerappa Moily as Karnataka CM.
12/1/1951Abanindra Nath Tagore, famous Indian painter and sculptor, died in Calcutta.
1/22/1666Shahjahan (Sjihab Al-Din Sultan C Shah D Jahan), great Mughal emperor, died at the Agra fort as a prisoner, to rest besides Mumtaz in Taj Mahal. Jahanara arranged that Sahjahan be laid.
5/7/1958Acharya Kripalani elected leader of a new opposition group in the Lok Sabha.