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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/30/1917 Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji, great Indian, patriot and one of the founders of the Indian National Congress, politician and merchant, died at the age of 92.
06/30/1928 Kalyanji, famous music director, was born.
06/30/1930 George Fernandes, worker's leader and politician, was born.
06/30/1931 June Thorburn, actress (Touch & Go, Children Galore), was born in Kashmir, India.
06/30/1755 Jayappa Shinde who was the son of Ronoji Shinde was murdered.
06/30/1799 Krishnaraj Bodiyar was once again declared as the King of Mysore.
06/30/1817 Dadabhai Navroji, veteran leader and industrialist, died.
06/30/1823 Sir Dinshaw Manokji Petit, famous industrialist, was born.
06/30/1834 Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma).
06/30/1855 Santhals of Rajmahal Hills, Santhal-Paragana, Bihar started their agitation against ill treatment by Britishers, revenue officers, police, landlords and moneylenders under the leadership on Sindhu and Kanhu at Bhoranadhighi, Bengali.
06/30/1914 Mahatma Gandhi's first arrest during campaigning for Indian rights in S Africa.
06/30/1934 Chintamani Nagesh Ramachandra Rao, famous Scientist and Chemist, was born. His research work confines to ""Solid State Chemistry"". In 1982 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society.
06/30/1965 Cease-fire was agreed under UN auspices between India and Pakistan, who signed treaty to stop the war at Rann of Kutch.
06/30/1966 Judge K. Subba Rao became the Chief Justice of India. He held this office till 11/04/1967.
06/30/1968 Makhanlal Chaturvedi, famous journalist and litterateur, passed away.
06/30/1979 R. D. Singh became the director of Central Bureau of Investigation. He was there in this office till 24 Jan. 1980.
06/30/1981 President's rule imposed in Assam.
06/30/1984 W. R. Dhavle, editor, died.
06/30/1986 Mizoram became the state of India.
06/30/1991 A 36-member Congress ministry led by Hiteswar Saikia assumes office in Assam.
06/30/1992 Over 20 Indian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia due to heatwave and inadequate medical attention.
06/30/1993 AN-12 phasing out marked the end of a glorious chapter of transport operations in the IAF.
06/30/1995 CNN launches a 24-hour news channel in partnership with Doordarshan.
06/30/1997 Gujarat floods claimed 170 lives.
06/30/1997 Joginder Singh, CBI Director, was given marching orders bringing his 11-month-old controversial tenure to sudden end. R. C. Sharma, Special Director, took over.
06/30/1999 India reiterates that any talks will resume only after Pakistan's unconditional withdrawal from Kargil. Meanwhile Indian Army continues to attack the Tiger Hill area and captures two positions in close proximity to Jubar features. The Election Commission says that Lok Sabha polls will be held as per schedule.
06/30/1999 The first ever direct bus service between India and Bangladesh gets delayed due to heavy rain.
06/30/2000 The Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council adopts a resolution seeking separation from J&K.


Other Historical Dates and Events
02/07/1983Eastern News Agency was established in Calcutta .
04/07/1993Narsimha Rao,PM, arrives in Bangkok on a three-day visit to Thailand.
05/07/1912Pannalal Patel, great Gujrati novelist and story writer, was born.
01/31/1561Akbar's Vajir-E-Ajam 'Bairam Khan' was assassinated at Patan, Gujarat by an Afghan assassin Mubarak Khan Lohani ( whose father was slain by Bairam Khan) in the battle of Machiwara.
01/01/1910Rajnath Pandey, great writer and educationist, was born in Pindra, Varanasi (U.P.).
06/21/1862Ganendra Mohan Tagore was the first Indian to get the Barrister-at-Law Degree after passing the examination from Lincoln Inn University.
01/02/1979Gavaskar gets twin tons for India for the third time (vs West Indies).
01/10/199526th International Film Festival of India opens at Brabourne Stadium, Bombay.
09/12/1779Garibdas, follower of Saint Kabir and founder of 'Garib Panth', died.
05/02/195340 persons were reported losing their lives today in the first crash of a jet airliner in commercial service. The jetliner, a British-built Comet, plunged to earth in a violent storm just a few minutes after taking off from Calcutta. It was carrying a party of rubber and tin operators from Malaya to England. There were no survivors. Two Comets have crashed before, one last October and one in March, but neither was carrying passengers.