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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
12/10/1992The Central Government bans RSS, VHP, ISS, Bajrang Dal and Jamait-e-Islami.
7/25/1961Delhi upgraded as an A-class city on the basis of provisional Census figures of 1961.
11/20/1998Dr. Mohammed Yunus, Chairman of the Grameen Bank of Dhaka, is selected for the 1998 Indira Gandhi prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development.
1/1/1955Shantiswaroop Bhatnagar, famous Indian Chemical Expert, died.
2/20/1846Duleep Singh was recognised as the ruler. British captured Lahore.
4/5/1950Spurred by recent clashes in East and West Bengal between Muslims and Hindus, Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his Pakistani couterpart Ali Khan today reached agreement on a ""Bill of Rights for Minorities"". This bill included a provision for ""drumhead justice,"" or summary justice to persons convicted of violating minority rights.
4/12/1871Gangadhar Balkrishna Deshpande, editor in modern era and dictionary creator, was born.
11/5/1998Baba Nagarjun ""Vaidyanath Mishra"" died. He wrote in Hindi, Maithali and Sanskrit. Some of his noted works are ""Patra-Heen- Nagna Gachh"", ""Dukhmochan"", ""Yugdhara"" and ""Sah
11/13/1917Gajanan Madhav, famous modern Hindi poet, critic and storywriter, was born.
1/15/1656Chhatrapati Shivaji conquered Javali state.