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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
03/27/1552 Guru Angad Dev, Sikh Guru, passed away.
03/27/1767 Khanderao Holkar, one of the Generals in Peshwa kingdom, passed away.
03/27/1845 Wilhelm Conrad Von Roentgen, professor and first nobel prize winner, was born at Lennep, Germany.
03/27/1878 Britishers sent Indian soldiers to Malta considering that the Russian would attack.
03/27/1898 Syed Ahmad Khan, great social reformer, educationist, journalist, leader and one of the most eminent builders of Modern India, passed away at Aligarh.
03/27/1942 Gandhiji meets Sir Stafford Cripps in New Delhi; later declares Cripps proposals to be a ""post-dated cheque"".
03/27/1966 Indira Gandhi meets Johnson in Washington.
03/27/1977 The government revoked the national Emergency promulgated on Dec. 3, 1971.
03/27/1977 N. Sanjeeva Reddy elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
03/27/1989 Delhi beat Bengal by an innings and 210 to win the Ranji Trophy.
03/27/1989 T. N. Seshan was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 23-12-1989.
03/27/1990 A 10-member Progressive Democratic Front Ministry led by Churchill Alemao sworn in Goa.
03/27/1990 21 people die as a bus accidentally touched a high voltage wire in Karagpur India.
03/27/1991 Chautala recommends Assembly dissolution.
03/27/1992 India signs Friendship Treaty with Ukraine.
03/27/1993 Hari Singh from Haryana hijacks an IA plane, but surrender after 8 hours.
03/27/1996 President and Governors of respective states issue notifications for elections to the 11th Lok Sabha and 6 State Assemblies.
03/27/1997 40 more inducted in UP cabinet, raising strength to 45.
03/27/1997 Punjab men and Railway women win National volleyball league in Tiruppur.
03/27/1997 South African President Nelson Mandela arrives in New Delhi on official visit.
03/27/1999 World No. 2 Viswanathan Anand won the title with a round to spare in the rapid section of the Amber rapid and blindfold chess tournaments in Monte Carlo.
03/27/2000 After more than two-and-a-half-years, a Delhi court resumes trial in the St. Kitts forgery case following Delhi High Court's order upholding the lower court's verdict on framing of charges.
03/27/2000 Mohan Bagan lifts title in the National Football league in Calcutta.


Other Historical Dates and Events
01/07/1928Rajindranath, cricketer (4 stumpings in his only Test for India), was born at Amritsar.
04/02/1954Nehru calls for a halt to the build up of nuclear weapons.
04/15/1895Bal Gangadhar Tilak inagurated the Shivaji Mahotsav at Raigad Fort.
09/26/1998Sachin Tendulkar make a record 127 runs against Zimbabwe at Calcutta.
03/05/1922Ebrahim Suleman Maka, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests vs West Indies1952), was born at Daman.
06/18/1997E.K. Nayanar, Kerala Chief Minister, meets Pope John Paul II in Vatican.
05/09/1998Playback singer Talat Mehmood, 75, passed away in Mumbai.
04/13/1982Pandit Parmanand, founder member of `Gather Party', passed away.
10/06/1935Jeevan D. Ghosh, cricket Test umpire from 1978-91, was born in Bengal. He has the distinction of having the longest umpiring career of 32 years in India.
07/27/1992Amjad Khan, famous film actor, died.