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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Babur reached to his capital Agra after winning Bengal.
6/25/1658 6th Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb arrested his father Shahjahan and put him in Agra Fort Jail.
6/25/1880 Syed Muhammad Zamin Ali, great educationist, poet, editor, professor, writer and founder-member of the Hindustani Academy, was born at Mustafabad village in the Rae Bareli district of U.P.
6/25/1888 Lord Louis Mountbatten, British politician, was born.
6/25/1900 Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.
6/25/1908 Sucheta Kriplani, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born.
6/25/1922 Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.
6/25/1931 Vishwanath Pratapsing, former Prime Minister of India, was born.
6/25/1932 India played their first official test match on the ground of Lords against England.
6/25/1943 No. 8 Squadron started functioning absorbing the remaining coastal defence flight personnel, and also issued with a vengeance to achieve operational status.
6/25/1945 Lord Vevil talk to the Indian political leaders.
6/25/1975 President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.
6/25/1983 India won 'Prudential World Cup' Cricket Championship held in England after defeating West Indies.
6/25/1992 BJP bags eleven seats in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, Congress (I) secures seven.
6/25/1993 Mahadevan, SBI MD, sacked in the wake of his role in the securities scam.
6/25/1994 Bombay's former underworld don Haji Masthan Mirza passed away.
6/25/1994 Dinsha Pirosha Madan, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, died.
6/25/1996 Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist, ends 74-day repentance fast at Rajghat following assurance from PM Deve Gowda.
6/25/1997 USA & India sign a new bilateral treaty for the extradition of fugitive offenders.
6/25/1998 Sikh high priests exonerate the Akali Dal leader and chief of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, of charges of violating a ``Hukumnama'' (religious edict) issued by the Akal Takht, which prescribed a complete boycott of the members of the Nirankari missions for their ''blasphemous'' activities.
6/25/1999 PSCB emerged men's and women's champions in the inter-institutional table tennis in Gandhidham.
6/25/2000 India lifts the Asia Cup sub-junior hockey championship in Kuala Lumpur.
6/25/2000 The Government agrees to the bifurcation of the Telecom Ministry.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
9/17/1892Shri Hanuman Prasad Poddar, social reformer, revolutionary and poet, was born in Shillong.
5/19/1980Dr. Ramashankar Shukla 'Rasal', famous writer, passed away.
6/30/1928Kalyanji, famous music director, was born.
3/16/1860Dr. W.M. Haffkine, great scientist, bacteriologist and professor, was born at Odessa in Russia.
3/29/1982Delhi (707) beat Karnataka (705) on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy.
4/12/1871Gangadhar Balkrishna Deshpande, editor in modern era and dictionary creator, was born.
10/30/1996Pop star Michael Jackson arrives in Bombay.
2/21/1991The President accepts the resignation of 5 cabinet members who were disqualified by the Speaker as per the anti-defection law.
12/6/1997Space shuttle Columbia's astronauts return to earth following a two-week science mission on an enquiry awaiting them because of botched satellite release. Columbia and its crew of six, including India-born Kalpana Chawla, swooped through a clear chilly sky and landed on runway at Kennedy Space Centre. Astronauts save runaway $10-million satellite by catching it with their hands.
5/9/1919Ram Kumar Gupta, great industrialist, was born at Delhi.