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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Babur won the first Panipat battle and entered in North India's capital Agra.
5/10/1857 India's real mutiny begins with the revolt of Sepoys of Meerut near Delhi the next day.
5/10/1901 Sir Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian scientist, in the hall of the Royal Society, London, which was packed with eminent scientists today on May 10, 1901 proved that ""plants and animal have similar touch sense"".
5/10/1905 Pankaj Malik, music director, was born.
5/10/1909 Bellari Shammanna Keshvan, internationally famous librarian, was born.
5/10/1910 Robert Koch, nobel laureate, died of an heart attack.
5/10/1917 Ramanand Maru Amin, great novelist, was born in Baloor, Mangalore.
5/10/1927 Nayantara Sahgal, famous writer and social reformer, was born.
5/10/1936 Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari, great freedom fighter, politician, journalist and muslim leader, passed away.
5/10/1957 Dr. Rajendra Prasad elected President of India for a second term.
5/10/1977 Jahangir Khan, famous musician, passed away.
5/10/1979 Indy Khabra, Soccer(Football) player, was born.
5/10/1981 The first day and night cricket match of India was played at the flood-lit ground of the Wilson College Gymkhana (Bombay).
5/10/1982 Karnataka Kranti Ranga led by Devaraj Urs comes into being.
5/10/1985 59 were killed and 150 wounded in Sikh attacks.
5/10/1985 P. N. Bhagawati appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
5/10/1992 Dr. D.S.Tyagi, Chairman of the Agricultural Costs and Prices Commission, was shot dead by suspected Sikh terrorists in Delhi.
5/10/1993 Santosh Yadav becomes the first Indian woman to reach the Everest for the second time.
5/10/1996 Congress Chief Ministers of Assam, Haryana & Pondicherry resign.
5/10/1996 PM P.V. Narasimha Rao and his Council of Ministers resign.
5/10/1996 Union Cabinet recommends to President the dissolution of the 10th Lok Sabha.
5/10/1999 Tamil Nadu Government withdraws the controversial Prevention of Terrorist Activities (POTA) Bill.


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/8/1995Dr. Duranand Kanhan Pillai, great litterateur of Malyali language, died.
9/25/1984Indian Army withdraws from the Golden Temple; repair of Akal Takht complete.
1/21/2000The Samata Party National Executive elects Mrs. Jaya Jaitley as its president.
6/5/1997Prime Minister Gujral went on a 3-day visit to Nepal.
9/27/1703More than 8,000 people died in a cyclone in England.
1/16/1942Jawaharlal Nehru succeeds Gandhi as head of Indian National Congress.
10/23/1883Mirza Mohammad Ismile, Diwan of Mysore and Prime Minister of Hydrabad and Jaipur, was born.
3/3/1921Ahmed Gulsher, freedom fighter and politician, was born at Satna (M.P).
9/9/1952Kishorlal Ghanshamlal Mashruwala, great thinker and philosopher of Gandhi era, passed away.
10/10/1964Olympics opened at Tokyo