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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/29/1533 Chaitanya Maha Prabhu, vaishnav Sant, passed away. His mortal remains at Puri.(9/7or 29/6).
06/29/1757 Mir Zafar was installed on the throne as the Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orrisa from Murshidabad.
06/29/1857 Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British).
06/29/1864 Dr. Asutosh Mukherjee, great judge, educationist and lawyer of Bengal, was born at Calcutta.
06/29/1873 Micheal Madhusudan Dutta, first Bengali modern poet, died.
06/29/1893 Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, physics, mathematics expert and founder of Indian Statistical Institute, was born at Calcutta.
06/29/1901 Amal Kumar Sarkar, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.
06/29/1908 Pratapsing Gaekwad, Prince of Baroda, was born.
06/29/1909 Pandit Motilal, social reformer and freedom fighter, was born.
06/29/1924 Ezra Laderman, NYC, composer (Jacob & the Indians), was born.
06/29/1966 Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi, famous mathematics expert, died.
06/29/1976 Sandhya Chib, Miss India-Universe (1996), was born.
06/29/1991 A 32-member Left Front cabinet led by Jyoti Basu sworn in in West Bengal.
06/29/1992 Congress (I) nominates K. R. Narayanan for the Vice-Presidentship.
06/29/1993 24 jawans were killed in ambush by NSCN militants in Manipur.
06/29/1997 Anand wins Frankfurt chess classic '97 title in Germany.
06/29/1998 Government decides to grant full statehood for Delhi and create three new States namely Uttaranchal, Vananchal and Chattisgarh.
06/29/1999 An Indian High Commissioner member N. R. Doraiswamy is beaten up by Pakistani intelligence operatives.
06/29/2000 The Election Commission derecognises seven regional parties in some states -- Samata Party in Haryana, Shiv Sena in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and the RJD in Manipur, NTR-Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh, the Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) in Chandigarh, the United Minority Front in Assam and the Haryana Vikas Party in Haryana-- These will remain registered but unrecognised parties.


Other Historical Dates and Events
04/25/1955Syed Mohammad Zamin Ali, great educationist, poet, editor, writer, professor and founder-member of the Hindustani Academy, passed away.
08/22/1992Congress (I) with its allies secures a simple majority in the Lok Sabha following the merger of Telugu Desam into the party.
10/03/1906Govind Vinayak Devansthali, Sanskrit researcher, dictionary creator, professor and journalist, was born in Bombay.
12/20/2000The Government accepts the Eleventh Finance Commission recommendation to extend grants to all the States from the Incentive Fund.
11/08/1997India lifts Asia Cup tennis title in Delhi.
01/20/1993Karnataka ministry expanded to include 27 more members; S.M. Krishna made Dy. CM.
03/10/1922Gandhiji arrested for the first time in Bombay on the charges of sedition at Sabarmati.
01/22/1997Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal, former Union Ministers Ajit Singh, Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav and five others chargesheeted by CBI in Rs. 3.5 crore Jharkhand Mukti Morcha MPs bribery case.
08/15/1979Tukoji Holkar, a leader of Peshwa kingdom, dies.
11/09/1992Chandralekha resigns from IAS and joins Tamizhaga Wellatchi Iyyakkam (Tamil Movement for Good Government) led by Dr. Subramaniam Swamy.