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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/14/1880 Satish Chandra Dasgupta, rural Scientist, was born.
6/14/1886 Orphanage for little girls was established.
6/14/1905 Smt. Hirabai Barodekar, famous veteran Maharashtrian classical singer, was born.
6/14/1929 Jatindra Nath Das was arrested in Calcutta.
6/14/1947 Congress Working Committee met at New Delhi to draft the resolution to be placed before All India Congress Committee on the acceptance of Mountbatten plan for the partition of India.
6/14/1958 Dr. C.V. Raman receives the Lenin Peace Prize in Kremlin.
6/14/1961 Sir Karyamanikkam Shrinivas Krishnan died.
6/14/1985 M.C. Sharma was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 10-12-1985.
6/14/1987 Rajiv Gandhi, PM, rules out termination of Rs. 1700 crore Bofors gun deal.
6/14/1990 Veerendra Verma sworn in as the new Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh.
6/14/1991 Punjab was declared ""disturbed area""; army deployed.
6/14/1992 Tin Bigha activists lathi-charged in the Tin Bigha corridor in Coochbehar.
6/14/1995 RBI announces the introduction of appointing ombudsmen to redress grievances and disputes of bank customers.
6/14/1996 CBI grills PV Prabhakar Rao, son of former PM, for his involvement in the Rs. 133 crore NFL urea import scandal.
6/14/1997 India expresses regret over ""inadvertent intrusion"" of IAF helicopter into Bangladesh territory.
6/14/1997 Rajya Sabha chairman recognises split in AIADMK parliamentary party and designates Jayalalitha-led AIADMK as AIADMK(I) and Thirunavukkarasu group as AIADMK(II).
6/14/1998 S. Vijayalakshmi wins National women's `A' chess title in Mumbai.


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/27/1989T. N. Seshan was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 23-12-1989.
6/19/1871Madhavrao Sapre was born.
12/29/1949Syed Mujtaba Hussain Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer), was born in Madras.
6/30/1930George Fernandes, worker's leader and politician, was born.
10/13/1987Kishore Kumar Ganguly, well known singer, died in Bombay.
4/14/1979Sanjiva Reddy,President, flagged off the first electric train in Madras.
12/24/1987Dr. M.G.Ramachandran, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, died. He was 70 yrs. He was posthumously awarded the 'Bharat Ratna' by the President of India. (17-1-90).
2/20/1999Mr. Vajpayee travels to Lahore on the inaugural run of the bus between New Delhi and Lahore.
5/20/1957Tanguturi Prakasam, great lawyer, journalist, nationalist, politician, social reformer, leader and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, passed away at Hyderabad.
4/30/1843Ramchandra Bhikaji Gunjikar, marathi novelist and editor, was born.