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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/9/1746 French sailor's fleet reached at the bank of Pondichery in India.
7/9/1755 E Braddock, British General, was mortally wounded during French & Indian War.
7/9/1873 Henry Albert John Gidney, greatest leader and politician, was born in Igatpuri, Maharashtra.
7/9/1875 The Bombay Stock Exchange, the first in India, was constructed under the shade of a large banyan tree.
7/9/1938 Sanjeev Kumar, famous Hindi film actor, was born.
7/9/1951 India's first Five Year Plan prepared and published. There was the first amendment to the Constitution and the first general elections were held.
7/9/1969 India accepted 'Royal Bengal Tiger' as its National Animal, as recommended by the Indian Wild life Board. This Tiger is also known as the majestic tiger - panthere tigris (Linnaeus).
7/9/1969 Sagi Lakshmi Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer), was born in Hyderabad.
7/9/1979 Janardhan Gnanoba Navle, cricketer, 2 Tests for India as WK and 1 catch, passed away.
7/9/1992 The government agrees to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to enquire into the security scam.
7/9/1993 Passport fees raised from Rs. 60 to Rs.300.
7/9/1994 Surendranath, Governor of Punjab, died.
7/9/1995 17 Indian mountaineers peaked Jogambha in the Garhwal Himalayas.
7/9/1996 A Delhi court summoned former Prime Minister Narsimha Rao to face trial as an accused in the Lakhubhai Pathak cheating case in which godman Chandraswami was already facing trial.
7/9/1999 Ashok Mitra (82), noted writer, academician and former bureaucrat, died in Calcutta.
7/9/2000 India clinches the inaugural Asian Cricket Council under-15 championship in Kuala Lumpur.


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/7/1943Rasbehari Bose handed over the command of 'Azad Hind Fauz' to Netaji Subhashchandra Bose at Singapore.
8/29/1880Madhav Shrihari Ane, greatest Freedom fighter, was born.
2/25/1840Vinayak Konddev Oak, Marathi litteratewur, was born.
5/6/2000Benoy Krishna Chowdhury (89), veteran freedom fighter and prominent CPI(M) leader, died at a Government Hospital in Calcutta.
7/10/1996Budget session of Parliament begins.
6/23/1971Sriprakash, freedom fighter, prolific writer and member of the AICC, passed away.
1/22/1989Madhya Pradesh CM Arjun Singh resigns on Churhat lottery case grounds.
7/2/1972Shimla Treaty' was singed between Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her Pakistani counterpart Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
2/18/1975Yogesh Shyam, soccer(Football) player, was born.
11/25/1977John Lobo became the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (till 30/06/79).