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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
9/27/1703 More than 8,000 people died in a cyclone in England.
9/27/1760 Mir Zafar was deposed and his son-in-law Mir Kasim became the Nawab of Bengal. He ruled till July 7, 1763.
9/27/1833 Raja Rammohan Roy, great social reformer, lawyer and politician passed away at Stapleton Grove in England.
9/27/1856 Pratap Narayan Mishra, Hindi writer, was born. He is one of the pioneers of mordern Hindi language.
9/27/1873 Vithalbhai Patel, great freedom fighter, social worker, nationalist leader, politician and President of the Central Assembly, was born at Karmasad, Gujarat.
9/27/1907 Bhagat Singh, the legendary revolutionary, was born at Banga in West Punjab, Layalpur now in Pakistan.
9/27/1908 Shiv Verma, great soldier, was born.
9/27/1925 Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh was established.
9/27/1958 Mihir Sen becomes the first Indian to cross the English Channel from Dover to Calais.
9/27/1972 Shri Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, prolific author and first librarian of the University of Madras, passed away at the age of 80 at Bangalore.
9/27/1974 Pankaj Dharmani, Indian ODI batsman (1997), was born.
9/27/1977 Sanjiva Reddy was elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Government revokes the external emergency promulgated on December 3, 1971.
9/27/1989 The second test launching of India's surface-to-surface missile, 'Prithvi', from Sri Harikota was successful.
9/27/1989 Hemanta Kumar Mukherjee, noted playback singer and music director, died.
9/27/1990 Kabita Garari sets record for 10 Km W (Women) in 48.10 at Beijing Asian Games.
9/27/1993 Daily newspaper of Marathi Language ""Samna"" started its publication at Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad).
9/27/1995 Cellular phone service operates for the first time in Delhi.
9/27/1995 73 people died in a coal mine accident in Gaslitand in Dhanbad district, Bihar, when flood water leaked into the mine.
9/27/1999 Harshad Mehta and three others are convicted for misappropriating surplus funds of the Maruti Udyog Ltd.
9/27/2000 Gurucharan Singh goes down fighting to Andri Fedtchouk of Ukraine in the 81 Kg bout of the Olympics boxing.
9/27/2000 The Union Cabinet decides to increase the number of Padma series of awards for excellence in different fields of activities from 60 to 100.
9/27/2000 Venus Williams of USA claims the women's gold in the tennis event in the Sydney Olympics.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/11/1897Sibnath Banerjee, great social worker, freedom fighter and leader, was born in village Brahman Rangdia, Khulna district.
10/23/1898Khandubhai K. Desai, politician and social reformer, was born at Bulsar in Gujarat.
2/15/1865Kishorilal Goswami, Hindi novelist, was born.
8/2/1935The British pass Govt. of India Act, separating Burma, Aden from India.
5/25/1996Maharashta govt. announces decision to revive Sri Krishna Commission set up to probe the 1993 Mumbai riots.
5/28/1930Bhagwaticharan Vohra, great revolutionary freedom fighter, died near the banks of Ravi river during a bomb testing.
4/7/1929England's Imperial Airways had extended its flight to London-Karachi instead of London-Kahira. It was the first commercial air service in undivided India.
3/27/2000After 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.
5/7/1907Rajbali Pandey, famous poet, was born.
6/23/1975Prannath Thapar, former Chief of Army, died.