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Historical Event 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
6/3/1999Flight Lieutenant K. Nachiketa is handed over by the International Committee of the Red Cross to the Indian High Commissioner inside the High Commission premises.
3/23/1757Lord Clive conquered Chandranagar after defeating the French troops.
7/7/1763Britishers declared Mir Jafer as Nawab of Bengal.
1/3/1996Karnataka agrees to release 6 tmc ft. of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, bowing to PM's order.
2/8/1912Girishchandra Ghosh, famous Bengali actor and dramatist, passed away.
1/23/1960Laxmi Narayan Garde, famous journalist related to ""Venkateshwar Samachar"", ""Bangawasi"", ""Bharat Mitra"" and ""Navjeevan"" newspapers, passed away.
5/26/1946Gandhiji considers 'Plan' the best document produced by British Government under the circumstances.
1/25/1948French India Peoples' Convention, Pondicherry, passed a resolution for complete merger of the French India with the Dominion of India. - G. V. Mavlankar was elected the first Speaker of the Indian Parliament.
5/20/1992Jayalalitha sacks R. M. Veerappan from her cabinet in Tamil Nadu.
4/9/1893Maha Pandit Rahul Sanskrityayan, politician, professor and Hindi writer, was born at Pandaha, Azamgarh.