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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/25/1529 Babur reached to his capital Agra after winning Bengal.
06/25/1658 6th Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb arrested his father Shahjahan and put him in Agra Fort Jail.
06/25/1880 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.
06/25/1888 Lord Louis Mountbatten, British politician, was born.
06/25/1900 Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.
06/25/1908 Sucheta Kriplani, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born.
06/25/1922 Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.
06/25/1931 Vishwanath Pratapsing, former Prime Minister of India, was born.
06/25/1932 India played their first official test match on the ground of Lords against England.
06/25/1943 No. 8 Squadron started functioning absorbing the remaining coastal defence flight personnel, and also issued with a vengeance to achieve operational status.
06/25/1945 Lord Vevil talk to the Indian political leaders.
06/25/1975 President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.
06/25/1983 India won 'Prudential World Cup' Cricket Championship held in England after defeating West Indies.
06/25/1992 BJP bags eleven seats in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, Congress (I) secures seven.
06/25/1993 Mahadevan, SBI MD, sacked in the wake of his role in the securities scam.
06/25/1994 Bombay's former underworld don Haji Masthan Mirza passed away.
06/25/1994 Dinsha Pirosha Madan, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, died.
06/25/1996 Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist, ends 74-day repentance fast at Rajghat following assurance from PM Deve Gowda.
06/25/1997 USA & India sign a new bilateral treaty for the extradition of fugitive offenders.
06/25/1998 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.
06/25/1999 PSCB emerged men's and women's champions in the inter-institutional table tennis in Gandhidham.
06/25/2000 India lifts the Asia Cup sub-junior hockey championship in Kuala Lumpur.
06/25/2000 The Government agrees to the bifurcation of the Telecom Ministry.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
03/23/1992G. S. Dhillon, former speaker of Lok Sabha, passed away.
04/13/1919Jallianwala Baug massacre. The great Indian tragedy occured in Amritsar which claimed 389 lives and wounded 1,516 activitists fighting for Indian independence. Early in 1919, the Rowlatt Act (Black Act) was passed. This authorized the Government to imprison any person without any trial and conviction in a court of law. This furious act was under the guidence of cruel Brigedier General R. E. H. Dyer and his 50 men troop. Michael O' Dwyer was then the Governor of Punjab who naturally defended the action. This day is observed as Jallianwala Baug Day.
08/10/1901Narayan Pillai Gopala Pillai, great poet and educationist, was born in Quilon, Kerala.
01/09/1918Harprasad Nanda, famous Industrialist, was born.
10/29/1929Vyankat Chalaiyya Manipalli Narayan Chalaiyya, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, was born.
12/08/1942Hemant Shamsunder Kanitkar, cricketer (batted in two Tests India v WI 1974), was born in Amravati, Maharashtra.
12/21/1999Kushabhau Thakre, BJP president, said that Ayodhya issue was a 'programme' and not an ideology of the party.
09/01/1981Air Chief Marshal Dilbagh Singh PVSM, AVSM, VM., became the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. He was in this office till 03/Sept/1984.
09/27/1989The second test launching of India's surface-to-surface missile, 'Prithvi', from Sri Harikota was successful.
09/09/1997Designated court decides to frame charges against 49 persons, including Shiv Sena Supremo Bal Thackeray, BJP president L. K. Advani and former U.P. Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, in cases relating to Babri Masjid demolition in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992.