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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/30/1759 Alamgir was murdered by his minister Imad-ul-Mulk.
11/30/1858 Jagdish Chandra Bose, botonist and physics expert, was born at Mymensingh (now in Bangladesh).
11/30/1896 Gandhiji sails for South Africa with wife and children.
11/30/1909 Gandhiji reaches South Africa.
11/30/1909 Ramesh Chandra died.
11/30/1915 Venkat Apparao Gurjad, famous Telgu poet, died.
11/30/1920 N. B. Kamat, filmmaker and distributor, was born.
11/30/1974 India, Pakistan decide to end the ten-year trade ban.
11/30/1982 World premier of Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi' held in New Delhi.
11/30/1986 Sikhs hijack bus, killing 24 at Punjab.
11/30/1988 Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed.
11/30/1989 Congress (I) emerges largest party in Lok Sabha by winning 193 seats, Congress (I) rule in Karnataka and Veerendra Patil made the Chief Minister.
11/30/1990 Admiral Laxmi Narayan Ramdas takes over as Chief of Naval Staff.
11/30/1994 Laxmi Menon, former Foreign state minister, died.
11/30/1994 Mrinalini Desai, freedom fighter and famous litterateur, died.
11/30/1995 G. Umapati, filmmaker, died.
11/30/1998 Ghasiram Yadav (74), member of Parliament representing Alawar in Rajasthan and former MLA and Minister in the State, died in Jaipur.
11/30/1998 Sonia Gandhi names Ashok Ghelot and Sheila Dixit as Chief Ministers of Rajasthan and Delhi respectively.
11/30/1999 Prof. M. N. Sromovas, (83), well-known Sociologist in Bangalore, died.
11/30/1999 The disinvestment panel headed by G. V. Ramakrishna demits office after the end of its three-year term.
11/30/2000 Jagdev Singh Talwandi, a former Akali Dal leader, was the unanimous choice as the new SGPC president.
11/30/2000 CBI files fresh cases against JMM MPs Shibu Soren, Simon Marandi and Suraj Mandal on charges of possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.
11/30/2000 Dr. Anil Kakodkar takes charge as Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy.


Other Historical Dates and Events
07/04/1729Kanhoji Angre, former Chief of Navy in Maratha kingdom, died.
06/11/1995PM leaves for 4-day official visit to France.
05/27/1990Om Prakash Chautala, former CM, wins Mehem by-election.
12/03/1999Bhopal gas victims take out rallies to mark the 15th anniversary of the tragedy.
03/17/1982President's rule in Kerala.
12/12/1992Jasu Patel, cricketer, 29 wkts for India and best 9-69 vs Australia, passed away.
02/06/1953Congress, PSP, CP and Jansangh recognised as All India parties by the Election Commission.
08/01/1905Horse drawn tram cars were closed down in Bombay. This service was started on May 9, 1874 with 20 tram cars and 200 horses. The very first day of its run, the number of passengers carried was 451 and the amount earned was Rs. 85/- on the last day it had 1360 horses and carried 71,947 passengers and earned Rs.4,260/.
04/27/1705Aurangzeb captured the Fort of Vagingera.
06/03/1985The week comprising of five working days was implemented in Central Government Offices for its staff.