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Historical Event:
IRS-P4(OCEANSAT) with an Ocean Colour Monitor (OCM) and a Multi-frequency Scanning Microwave Radiometer (MSMR) and two small satellites (KITSAT of Korea and TUBSAT of Germany) launched by PSLV-C2.  on 5/26/1999


IRS-P4(OCEANSAT) with an Ocean Colour Monitor (OCM) and a Multi-frequency Scanning Microwave Radiometer (MSMR) and two small satellites (KITSAT of Korea and TUBSAT of Germany) launched by PSLV-C2.



Other Historical Dates and Events
6/7/1974Mahesh Bhupathi, Tennis star, was born. He is the winner of French Open 1997 (mixed doubles) and 1999 (doubles) and Wimbledon 1999.
1/27/1927Michael Craig, actor (Escape 2000, Vault of Horror), was born in Pune.
8/27/1997Daljeet Singh and Debi Bose set national records in the Federation Cup athletics at Chennai in javelin throw and hurdles respectively.
7/1/1990General Sunith Francis Rodrigues takes over as Chief of the Army Staff.
9/18/1924Mahatma Gandhi was to fast for 21 days in despair of the recent riots between Muslims and Hindus. It was an expression of his 'unbearable hopelessnes'. ""Nothing I say or write,"" he said, ""can bring the two communities together."" Even as he spoke there were reports of further riots at Kohat, in which 20 Hindus and 11 Muslims were killed. Reservations, Gandhi speaking in Allahabad said, reserved the right to drink water with or without salt. ""It is both a penance and a prayer. As it is penance I need not have taken the public into my confidence but I publish it as, let me hope, an effective prayer to Hindus and Muslims, not to commit suicide"".
5/5/1955Indian parliament accept Hindu divorce.
2/18/1975Syed Nazir Ali, cricketer (2 Tests for India, 4 wickets), passed away.
10/4/1992D. M. Sutar, freedom fighter and senior journalist, died.
12/20/1957Kalinga Prize for 1957 awarded to Lord Bertrand Russell.
6/30/1823Sir Dinshaw Manokji Petit, famous industrialist, was born.