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Historical Event on 5/26/1931

One hundred miners were trapped beneath a blazing mine. It was thought that there were unlikely to be any survivors in Madras.

Other Historical Dates and Events
2/23/1946Some 300,000 Indians joined in anti-British demonstrations today in the wake of yesterday's violent riots in the city of Bombay. Indian Navy rebels. A day of terror and rebellion saw Indian Navy members turn against their British officers firing machine guns.
12/25/1999An Indian Airlines aircraft with 187 passengers on board is hijacked. The plane was going from Katmandu to New Delhi. It lands near Abu Dhabi after several hops.
6/25/1900Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.
10/5/1997Kiran Bedi, India's first woman police officer, was awarded the Joseph Beuys prize for her work in reforming the largest prison of the country.
1/1/1985Doordarshan starts Malayalam telecast from Trivandrum.
9/4/1993New Bank of India merged with Punjab National Bank.
12/23/1900Kalicharan Patnaik, famous Orria dramatist, poet and journalist, was born.
6/11/1976Indira Gandhi and Brezhnev sign the Moscow Declaration of Friendship and Cooperation.
7/3/1991Kailash Sethi was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 22-07-1996.
8/15/1942Mahadev Haribhai Desai, an activist and Mahatma Gandhi's personal secretary, died of heart failure at Aga Khan's Palace.