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Historical Event on 1/17/1985

Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test vs England.

Other Historical Dates and Events
8/1/1920Kirloskar, monthly magzine, was published.
3/19/1911Santosh Kumar Ganguly, cricket test empire and 10 test 1955-65, was born in Bengal. He also played Hockey and Football. He is the aurthor of ""Manual of Cricket Umpires"" and ""Technique of Umpiring Hockey"".
9/13/1998Dr. Justice Adarsh Sein Anand is appointed Chief Justice of India.
3/27/1989Delhi beat Bengal by an innings and 210 to win the Ranji Trophy.
8/29/1993Tamil refugees leave Madras for Sri Lanka apparently on their own free will.
11/14/1889Jawaharlal Nehru, first Prime Minister of India, was born. To commemorate his birthday, this day is observed as 'Children's Day' from 1957.
5/10/1985P. N. Bhagawati appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
2/15/1920Kanti Mehta, trade unionist, was born at Calcutta.
9/9/1941Syed Abid Ali, great Indian medium pace-bowler and all-rounder, was born at Hyderabad.
6/6/1981The worst-ever railway accident took place in Bihar when a train plunged in Samastipur river.