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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Radiya Sultan, first lady ruler of Delhi throne, passed away in a battle.
10/13/1679 More than 20,000 lives were claimed near Massurla Pattanam city, costal area of South India, in a severe storm.
10/13/1781 A treaty was singed between the Britishers and ruler of Gwalior, Scindia.
10/13/1877 Bhulabhai Desai, politician, was born.
10/13/1905 Sister Nivedita died.
10/13/1911 Ashok Kumar Ganguly, famous film actor, was born. He is the recipient of Dada Saheb Phalke Award.
10/13/1911 Sister Nivedita, follower of Vivekanand, died.
10/13/1967 Vasant Prabhu, famous music director, died.
10/13/1971 Hitesh Modi, cricketer (Kenyan left-handed batsman 1996 World Cup), was born.
10/13/1978 Maharashtra branch of Forward Block Party merged in Indira Congress.
10/13/1987 Kishore Kumar Ganguly, well known singer, died in Bombay.
10/13/1989 Panchayati Raj and Nagarpalika Bills defeated in Rajya Sabha.
10/13/1991 Captain Satish Sharma nominated to contest from Amethi.
10/13/1991 PM Rao leaves for Harare to attend the Commonwealth heads of government meeting.
10/13/1991 Shatrughan Sinha, film star, decides to contest New Delhi Lok Sabha seat on a BJP ticket against Rajesh Khanna, the Congress nominee.
10/13/1998 Salman Khan, Hindi film actor who was arrested on charges of killing protected wild animals near Jodhpur, is remanded to the custody of the Forest department.
10/13/1998 India, Mauritius sign an agreement on civil aviation in New Delhi in the presence of its two Prime Ministers.
10/13/1999 Atal Krishna Bihari Vajpayee became the Prime Minister of India.
10/13/1999 Janata Dal (United) snap ties with the BJP in Karnataka
10/13/1999 No change in portfolios of Advani, Yashwant Sinha, Jaswant Singh and Fernandes.
10/13/1999 Chandrababu Naidu, TDP leader, said that his party would support the NDA Government unconditionally.


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/1/1962Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, great leader, veteran nationalist, politician, professor, physician and architect, passed away.
8/5/1978Five died and 70 were injured as upper-caste Hindus clashed with untouchables in Maharashtra.
11/9/1924Pandit C. R. Vyas, veteran singer, was born.
11/22/1993Gulshen Ahmed, Himachal Governor, resigns in the wake of an official report that he canvassed for his son in Satna.
10/29/1929Vyankat Chalaiyya Manipalli Narayan Chalaiyya, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, was born.
3/22/2000India's first third generation satellite 'Insat-3B' put in orbit by Europe's latest Ariane-5 rocket from Kourou in French Guyana.
5/26/1999IRS-P4(OCEANSAT) with an Ocean Colour Monitor (OCM) and a Multi-frequency Scanning Microwave Radiometer (MSMR) and two small satellites (KITSAT of Korea and TUBSAT of Germany) launched by PSLV-C2.
6/16/1990Bombay gets 42 cm rainfall, the century's highest. The previous high of 41 cm was recorded on 18, 1986.
11/11/1793English pioneer missionary William Carey, 32, reached Calcutta five months after setting sail for India. Later, Carey founded the Baptist Missionary Society, the first of the British Protestant missions agencies.
2/28/1835Medical College was started in Calcutta and it was officially opened on Feb 20.