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Historical Event on 5/26/1926

Kankalta, freedom fighter, was born in Bargawadi village at Assam . She was shot when she tried to flur the Indian National Flag in Gopur, Assam.

Other Historical Dates and Events
9/28/1837Bahadur Shah-II ascended the throne and became the emperor of Delhi at the age of 62 following the death of his father Akbar Shah-II.
9/21/1938Prof. Raghuveer Singh Rathore, Cricket Test umpire for one test in 1990-91, was born in Rajasthan.
12/1/1886Raja Mahendra Pratap, great revolutionary freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Musran in U.P.
1/26/1972Amar Jawan, a national memorial, established at India Gate, New Dehli.
7/24/1996Govt. decides to raise the ceiling on the maximum amount of retirement/death gratuity from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2.50 lakhs.
3/24/1946British Cabinet Mission came to India presided by Lord Pethick Lawrence.
6/21/1997Sethi claims sixth National billiards crown in Bangalore.
1/8/1925Mohan Rakesh, veteran Hindi playright, was born. His noted books are ""Aadhe Adhure"" and ""Aashaad Ka Ek Din"".
1/19/1910Vinayak Damodar Karnaki (Master Vinayak), famous Marathi actor, director and producer, was born.
2/8/1985P. K. Kaul was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 22-08-1986.