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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/11/1630 Rezabeebeth Sookeas Begum passed away.
7/11/1832 British Parliament finally rejected to remove the appeal of Hindus puritans against Sutee abolition, as demanded by tradional orthodox Indians.
7/11/1882 Baba Kanshi Ram, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Dada Siba village, Tehsil Dehra District, Kangra.
7/11/1897 Sibnath Banerjee, great social worker, freedom fighter and leader, was born in village Brahman Rangdia, Khulna district.
7/11/1924 Moslem-Hindu rebellion in Delhi.
7/11/1953 Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was born in Mumbai (Mahatrahtra).
7/11/1957 Aga Sultan Sir Muhammad (1877-1957), Aga Khan III, spritual leader of Ismaeli Muhammedans, passed away. He worked for Britian in the WW I & II. Aga Khan was extremly rich, he once had himself weighed against a sack of diamonds belonging to him. He was also one among those who formed the Muslim League.
7/11/1964 M C Chagla, Union Minister of Education, turns the first sod for the foundation of the 4 ft tunnel.
7/11/1973 India frees 438 Pakistani prisoners on medical grounds.
7/11/1979 The Lok Sabha commenced a four-day debate on the no-confidence motion against the 21-month-old Janata Government.
7/11/1980 Ebbie Kodiat, Soccer(Football) player, was born in Kuwait.
7/11/1994 Delhi IG (prisons) Kiran Bedi wins Magsaysay Award for public service.
7/11/1997 Ten persons were killed as police opened fire on Dalit mob which attacked vehicles in protest against desecration of Ambedkar bust in Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in north-east Mumbai.
7/11/1998 Indians bag a silver and a bronze at the International Physics Olympiad in Reykjavik.
7/11/1998 The Government reduces customs duty on edible oils under the Open General Licence from 20 to 10 per cent.
7/11/2000 Amrita Pritam, noted litterateur, honoured with the highest award for Punjabi literature for the century:""Shatabdi Samman"".


Other Historical Dates and Events
9/3/1906Prithviraj Kapoor, veteran film actor, was born in Peshawar. His first film was 'Challenge' (1929). He is the founder of Prithvi Theatre in Bombay. He is remembered for his immortal role of Akbar is film 'Mugul-E-Azam'.
10/21/1990Doordarshan starts afternoon news bulletins at 2 p.m. (Hindi) and 3 p.m. (English) of 7.5 minutes duration on week days and 5 minutes on Sundays.
6/22/1991M. Karunanidhi, DMK President, resigned from the Assembly.
3/16/1901Pralhad Balacharya Gajendragadkar, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.
2/10/1859General Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny.
9/22/1999Former Test all-rounder Chandu Borde was re-appointed chairman of National Selection Committee on Day two of the BCCI AGM in Jaipur.
11/1/1985Helicopter Corporation of India, later renamed Pawan Hans Limited, started functioning.
11/17/1835James Todd, researcher and writer of Rajput history, passed away.
8/15/1990GOI declares Prophet Mohammed's birthday a national holiday.
10/27/1928Dattaji Krishnarao Gaekwad, father of Anshuman and batted in 11 Tests 1950's, was born in Baroda.