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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/11/1630 Rezabeebeth Sookeas Begum passed away.
7/11/1832 British Parliament finally rejected to remove the appeal of Hindus puritans against Sutee abolition, as demanded by tradional orthodox Indians.
7/11/1882 Baba Kanshi Ram, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Dada Siba village, Tehsil Dehra District, Kangra.
7/11/1897 Sibnath Banerjee, great social worker, freedom fighter and leader, was born in village Brahman Rangdia, Khulna district.
7/11/1924 Moslem-Hindu rebellion in Delhi.
7/11/1953 Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was born in Mumbai (Mahatrahtra).
7/11/1957 Aga Sultan Sir Muhammad (1877-1957), Aga Khan III, spritual leader of Ismaeli Muhammedans, passed away. He worked for Britian in the WW I & II. Aga Khan was extremly rich, he once had himself weighed against a sack of diamonds belonging to him. He was also one among those who formed the Muslim League.
7/11/1964 M C Chagla, Union Minister of Education, turns the first sod for the foundation of the 4 ft tunnel.
7/11/1973 India frees 438 Pakistani prisoners on medical grounds.
7/11/1979 The Lok Sabha commenced a four-day debate on the no-confidence motion against the 21-month-old Janata Government.
7/11/1980 Ebbie Kodiat, Soccer(Football) player, was born in Kuwait.
7/11/1994 Delhi IG (prisons) Kiran Bedi wins Magsaysay Award for public service.
7/11/1997 Ten persons were killed as police opened fire on Dalit mob which attacked vehicles in protest against desecration of Ambedkar bust in Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in north-east Mumbai.
7/11/1998 Indians bag a silver and a bronze at the International Physics Olympiad in Reykjavik.
7/11/1998 The Government reduces customs duty on edible oils under the Open General Licence from 20 to 10 per cent.
7/11/2000 Amrita Pritam, noted litterateur, honoured with the highest award for Punjabi literature for the century:""Shatabdi Samman"".


Other Historical Dates and Events
2/28/1927Krishan Kant, vice President of India and former Young Turk, was born at Kot Mohd. Khan, district Amritsar, Punjab.
2/11/1997India and Russia agree on a package of trade and economic cooperation measures, following Foreign Minister I K Gujral's discussions in Moscow.
5/10/1996Union Cabinet recommends to President the dissolution of the 10th Lok Sabha.
8/18/1872Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar Gadgil, who provided new heights to North Indian classical music, was born at Kundanwadi at Kolhapur distrist in Maharashtra.
7/20/1986India withdraws from Edinburgh Commonwealth Games.
5/17/1994Nar Bahadur Bhandari voted out in Sikkim; Sikkim Sangram Parishad leader Sanchaman Limboo takes over as CM.
7/5/1916Archik Venkatesh Gopalkrishna, great poet, journalist and orator, was born at Dharwar, Mysore.
10/18/1980The first Himalayan Car Rally of 5,377.9 km was started from Brabourne Stadium, Bombay with 74 starters.
8/15/1997The Government bans doctors from determining the sex of the foetus.
10/1/1993The IAF joined in peace keeping duties in Somalia as part of the Indian contingent supporting UN operations.