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Historical Event on 8/7/1887

Kasturi Shriniwas Iyengar, politician and journalist, was born.

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10/16/1990Dr. Nelson Mandela, conferred with 'Bharat Ratna', the highest civilian honour.
10/17/1999Dingko Singh won the bantam weight gold while Services' Ramanand was adjudged the best boxer in the National Boxing championship which concluded in Shimla.
6/14/1958Dr. C.V. Raman receives the Lenin Peace Prize in Kremlin.
6/12/2000The Government appointed S. K. Mahajan of Delhi High Court as the chairman of the one-man tribunal to adjudicate whether or not there was sufficient cause for declaring LTTE as unlawful.
1/23/199750,000 miners in Orissa lose jobs as 57 mines are closed down.
8/11/1954Yashpal Barburam Sharma, cricketer (Indian right-handed batsman early 80'), was born in Ludhiana.
4/17/1998BJP Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta retains his Lok Sabha seat in the Udhampur-Doda-Kathna constituency defeating National Conference's Rajinder Kumar Chib by over 50,000 votes.
10/24/1984First Metro Train (Underground Train) in India started between Esplanade and Bhowanipore in Calcutta city.
1/16/2000P. Moses, Indian High Commission Staff member, badly beaten up and abducted by Pakistani intelligence operators in Islamabad.
5/12/1952Washington welcomes its first female ambassador, India's Shrimati Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit.