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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/14/1636 Aurangzeb was appointed as Shahjahan by Viceroy of Deccan.
7/14/1656 Guru Har Kishan, the eight Sikh, was born.
7/14/1854 Mahendranath Gupt, follower of Ramkrishna Paramahans, was born.
7/14/1856 Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, great social worker, was born.
7/14/1923 Iqbal Singh Bhatia, great educationist, was born at Kotla Qasim Khan, (Pakistan).
7/14/1928 Bedabrata Barua, educationist, social reformer and politician, was born.
7/14/1942 Britishers Quit India resolution was passed by Congress Working Committee. They demanded departure of British and agreed on passive resistance until India's independence. It was declared on 8th August, 1942 at August Kranti Maidan (Gowalia Tank).
7/14/1946 India grants Siam a 20 year, 3 mil. credit to increase export of Siamese rice.
7/14/1963 Swami Shivanand Saraswati, religious leader, passed away.
7/14/1969 85 persons were killed when a freight train collided with a passanger train near Jaipur.
7/14/1992 The Lok Sabha passes a bill seeking to confer on the President the powers of the Legislature of J&K.
7/14/1994 Veerappan, Sandalwood smuggler, declared 'proclaimed offender'.
7/14/1997 Eleventh Presidential election with K.R.Narayanan and T.N. Seshan as candidates; 732 out of 775 MPs and 3893 out of 4058 MLAs cast their ballots.
7/14/1997 India finishes third in Asian women's weightlifting.
7/14/1998 India is elected chairperson of the World Intellectual Property Organisation's standing panel on information technology in relation to Intellectual Property Rights.
7/14/1999 Arvind Dave is appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.


Other Historical Dates and Events
5/10/1985P. N. Bhagawati appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
10/27/1992Veerappa Moily, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, resigned from Bangarappa Government in Karnataka.
1/19/1892Chintaman Vinayak Joshi, famous Marathi comedy writer, was born.
8/8/1946India agrees to give Bhutan 32 miles.
8/6/1991Ramakrishna Hegde disqualified as MLA.
3/26/1931New Delhi replaces Calcutta as capital of British-Indies.
8/3/1998India's most sophisticated medium range surface-to-air missile ''Akash'' was test-fired from the interim test range at Chandipur-on-sea.
10/16/1878Vallathol Narayana Menon, great freedom fighter, poet and writer, was born at Chennara village in Kerala.
8/1/1990Devi Lal, Dy. PM, dropped from Union Cabinet following wild charges he made against colleagues in an interview with the 'Illustrated Weekly'.
1/6/1976Baliram Bhagat elected Lok Sabha Speaker.