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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/14/1880 Satish Chandra Dasgupta, rural Scientist, was born.
6/14/1886 Orphanage for little girls was established.
6/14/1905 Smt. Hirabai Barodekar, famous veteran Maharashtrian classical singer, was born.
6/14/1929 Jatindra Nath Das was arrested in Calcutta.
6/14/1947 Congress Working Committee met at New Delhi to draft the resolution to be placed before All India Congress Committee on the acceptance of Mountbatten plan for the partition of India.
6/14/1958 Dr. C.V. Raman receives the Lenin Peace Prize in Kremlin.
6/14/1961 Sir Karyamanikkam Shrinivas Krishnan died.
6/14/1985 M.C. Sharma was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 10-12-1985.
6/14/1987 Rajiv Gandhi, PM, rules out termination of Rs. 1700 crore Bofors gun deal.
6/14/1990 Veerendra Verma sworn in as the new Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh.
6/14/1991 Punjab was declared ""disturbed area""; army deployed.
6/14/1992 Tin Bigha activists lathi-charged in the Tin Bigha corridor in Coochbehar.
6/14/1995 RBI announces the introduction of appointing ombudsmen to redress grievances and disputes of bank customers.
6/14/1996 CBI grills PV Prabhakar Rao, son of former PM, for his involvement in the Rs. 133 crore NFL urea import scandal.
6/14/1997 India expresses regret over ""inadvertent intrusion"" of IAF helicopter into Bangladesh territory.
6/14/1997 Rajya Sabha chairman recognises split in AIADMK parliamentary party and designates Jayalalitha-led AIADMK as AIADMK(I) and Thirunavukkarasu group as AIADMK(II).
6/14/1998 S. Vijayalakshmi wins National women's `A' chess title in Mumbai.


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/21/1977K.S. Hegde elected Lok Sabha Speaker.
3/31/1994The Supreme Court orders closure of 11 industrial units around Taj Mahal.
2/7/1922Britain threatens crackdown in India to combat Gandhi's civil disobedience campaign.
5/20/1940Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), passed away.
9/21/1994Ramkrishna Bajaj, freedom fighter and veteran industrialist, passed away.
7/15/1991Jagannathrao Joshi, veteran leader of Janata Party `Karnataka Kesri', died.
5/1/1960Old Bombay province was divided between Maharashtra and Gujrat States.
5/28/1903Shantanu L. Kirloskar, great industrialist, was born at Sholapur (Maharashtra).
4/1/1993National Aeronautical Laboratory becomes National Aerospace Laboratories.
7/2/1961Prof M S Thacker, DG-CSIR, laid the foundation stone for the wind tunnel complex.