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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
07/14/1636 Aurangzeb was appointed as Shahjahan by Viceroy of Deccan.
07/14/1656 Guru Har Kishan, the eight Sikh, was born.
07/14/1854 Mahendranath Gupt, follower of Ramkrishna Paramahans, was born.
07/14/1856 Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, great social worker, was born.
07/14/1923 Iqbal Singh Bhatia, great educationist, was born at Kotla Qasim Khan, (Pakistan).
07/14/1928 Bedabrata Barua, educationist, social reformer and politician, was born.
07/14/1942 Britishers Quit India resolution was passed by Congress Working Committee. They demanded departure of British and agreed on passive resistance until India's independence. It was declared on 8th August, 1942 at August Kranti Maidan (Gowalia Tank).
07/14/1946 India grants Siam a 20 year, 3 mil. credit to increase export of Siamese rice.
07/14/1963 Swami Shivanand Saraswati, religious leader, passed away.
07/14/1969 85 persons were killed when a freight train collided with a passanger train near Jaipur.
07/14/1992 The Lok Sabha passes a bill seeking to confer on the President the powers of the Legislature of J&K.
07/14/1994 Veerappan, Sandalwood smuggler, declared 'proclaimed offender'.
07/14/1997 Eleventh Presidential election with K.R.Narayanan and T.N. Seshan as candidates; 732 out of 775 MPs and 3893 out of 4058 MLAs cast their ballots.
07/14/1997 India finishes third in Asian women's weightlifting.
07/14/1998 India is elected chairperson of the World Intellectual Property Organisation's standing panel on information technology in relation to Intellectual Property Rights.
07/14/1999 Arvind Dave is appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.


Other Historical Dates and Events
06/22/1959Iyengar Kasturi Srinivas, great politician and journalist, passed away.
12/12/1996India and Bangladesh arrive at a settlement to share Ganga water.
01/18/1999Gul Panag (20) from Delhi was crowned Femina Miss India Universe at the Miss India 1999 beauty pageant in Pune.
07/29/1748Boscawen landed 25 km south of Pondicherry.
05/01/1940Marathi magzine `Digdarshan' was published.
11/21/1969Bhilai Steel Plant creates a new world record in steel-making by producing 'one heat' in four hours three minutes.
02/14/1556Mughal Emperor Akbar was proclaimed as successor of Humayun at the age of tewelve years at Kalanur, Gurudaspur district, Punjab. Akbar (1542-1605), grandson of Babur, became third Mughal Emperor at the age of 13 years. He de-established Islam as state religion and declared himself impartial ruler of Hindus and Muslims. He also encouraged Art, Culture and Religious Tolerance.
06/12/1970Gopinath Kaviraj, Padmavibhushan awardee and critic, passed away.
10/14/1994Setu Madhavrao Pagdi, researcher and historian, died.
06/21/1814Gilbert Aliat Minto, Governor General of East Indian Company, died.