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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Emperor Humayun, son of Babar, was born in Kabul.
3/6/1775 Raghunath Rao signed treaty of Surat with British ending the first Anglo-Maratha War.
3/6/1915 Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore met for the first time at Shantiniketan.
3/6/1928 Nilkanth Ramanbhai Mahipatrao, famous Gujrati litterateur, critic, dramatist and social reformer, died.
3/6/1947 Churchill opposes troop withdrawal from India at London.
3/6/1961 India's first Financial daily 'The Economic Times' started publication from Bombay.
3/6/1962 Ambika Chakrovorty, great revolutionary and warrior, passed away.
3/6/1971 Test debut of Sunil Gavaskar vs West Indies at Port-of-Spain.
3/6/1990 India wins Indira Gandhi Gold Cup hockey tournament.
3/6/1991 Chandrasekhar resigns as PM.
3/6/1995 Arun Tamhankar, great journalist, died.
3/6/1997 Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) inaugurated in Mauritius.
3/6/1998 A Congress(I) Ministry headed by Virbhadra Singh is sworn in at Himachal Pradesh.
3/6/2000 India and China begin the first ever bilateral security dialogue in Beijing on global and regional issues of mutual interest.


Other Historical Dates and Events
2/2/2000The Government decides to appoint former Chief Justice of India M.N. Venkatachaliah as the Chairman of the National Commission to review the Constitution.
10/16/1992Capt. P. K. Sahgal of Azad Hind Fauz died. During the trial at the Red Fort, he said, "Beacuse I wanted freedom for my motherland , I was ready to shed my blood for it." (15-5-97
10/1/1997Gerhard Fischer, social worker, nominated for Gandhi peace prize. The 76-year-old German "Ambassador of Humanity'' was unanimously chosen for his contribution for social, economic and political transformation through non-violence
5/13/1952Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru again becomes the Prime Minister of India and forms a new union ministry.
5/13/1952Admiral Dom Vasco-da-Gama (c.1469-1524)-I, Portuguese navigator, arrived in India. He sailed around the Cape of Good Hope to Calicut, Kerala with three vessels and was the first Westerner to sail to India from Europe.
7/11/1882Baba Kanshi Ram, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Dada Siba village, Tehsil Dehra District, Kangra.
6/17/1965Motilal, famous actor, died.
9/26/1932Gandhiji breaks fast on Indian government's acceptance of his demand regarding Harijans.
8/27/1987B. Shankaranand appointed Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee to enquire into the Bofors gun deal.
12/4/1973Mohan Rakesh, famous modern Hindi dramatist, novelist and story writer, passed away.