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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/26/1888 Narayan Shripad Rajhans (Balgandharv), famous singer and actor, was born.
6/26/1888 Ghanshyam Das Birla, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Pilani.
6/26/1906 M.P. Sivagnanam, famous Tamil writer and social worker, was born at Madras.
6/26/1954 Nehru, Chou En-lai pledge good-neighbor policy at New Delhi.
6/26/1955 Poland and India affirm Panchsheel.
6/26/1975 Chaudhary Charan Singh, freedom fighter and Chief Minister of UP, arrested by British Government.
6/26/1982 First Boeing 707 of Air India `Gaurishankar' was crashed at Sahar Airport (Bombay).
6/26/1983 Five hundred killed or missing as monsoon floods hit the Indian state of Gujarat.
6/26/1991 Sharad Pawar joins Union Cabinet as Defence Minister.
6/26/1992 The Tin Bigha corridor leased to Bangladesh as per the Indo-Bangladesh agreement.
6/26/1995 Madhya Pradesh declared ""Tiger State"" as it homes one sixth of the world's tiger population.
6/26/1997 India declares its chemical weapon stockpiles and storage facilities as part of its obligations as signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention.


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/31/1997Forex reserves touch a record $ 22.36 billions.
12/6/1756British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India.
5/15/1998The Indian Army at Chandilora (Tangmey) captured 15 kg charas, 400 gm dust of charas and 12 kg leaves of charas.
7/23/1906Chandrashekhar Azad, great freedom revolutionery and leader, was born at Jhabra, Madhya Pradesh.
2/16/1905Padmabhushan Aliyawar Jang, former Governor of Maharashtra, was born.
1/18/1997Khanna Committee recommends more power to RBI over non-banking financial companies.
1/22/1945The Indian 7th Division captures Tilin at Burma.
6/15/1988Dalai Lama recoganised the rights of China in foreign affairs and Army Operations in Tibet region.
10/15/1918Shirdi ke Saibaba' better known as 'Saibaba' passed away at Shirdi near Nashik, Maharashtra. He was around 70. Born in a Brahmin family at Patri village in Hyderabad, he was saint to all caste and creed people.
11/5/1961Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru arrived in New York. This was the first ocassion when an Indian Prime Minister went to United States.