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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/14/1880 Satish Chandra Dasgupta, rural Scientist, was born.
06/14/1886 Orphanage for little girls was established.
06/14/1905 Smt. Hirabai Barodekar, famous veteran Maharashtrian classical singer, was born.
06/14/1929 Jatindra Nath Das was arrested in Calcutta.
06/14/1947 Congress Working Committee met at New Delhi to draft the resolution to be placed before All India Congress Committee on the acceptance of Mountbatten plan for the partition of India.
06/14/1958 Dr. C.V. Raman receives the Lenin Peace Prize in Kremlin.
06/14/1961 Sir Karyamanikkam Shrinivas Krishnan died.
06/14/1985 M.C. Sharma was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 10-12-1985.
06/14/1987 Rajiv Gandhi, PM, rules out termination of Rs. 1700 crore Bofors gun deal.
06/14/1990 Veerendra Verma sworn in as the new Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh.
06/14/1991 Punjab was declared ""disturbed area""; army deployed.
06/14/1992 Tin Bigha activists lathi-charged in the Tin Bigha corridor in Coochbehar.
06/14/1995 RBI announces the introduction of appointing ombudsmen to redress grievances and disputes of bank customers.
06/14/1996 CBI grills PV Prabhakar Rao, son of former PM, for his involvement in the Rs. 133 crore NFL urea import scandal.
06/14/1997 India expresses regret over ""inadvertent intrusion"" of IAF helicopter into Bangladesh territory.
06/14/1997 Rajya Sabha chairman recognises split in AIADMK parliamentary party and designates Jayalalitha-led AIADMK as AIADMK(I) and Thirunavukkarasu group as AIADMK(II).
06/14/1998 S. Vijayalakshmi wins National women's `A' chess title in Mumbai.


Other Historical Dates and Events
08/05/1981Jagjivan Ram heads breakaway Congress(U) and calls new party Congress (J).
08/03/1947Shetkari Kamgar Party was established at Devachi Alandi.
01/01/1877Queen Victoria was proclaimed as 'The Empress of India' in Delhi Darbar.
12/25/1964Indian Ocean hurricane kills 4,000 in Ceylon, 3,000 in Indian province of Madras.
05/09/1992Killer brew claims 175 lives in Orissa, Excise Minister Prasanna Kumar Acharya resigns.
11/08/2000India wins the men's team title in the World Carrom championship in New Delhi.
12/19/1978The Lok Sabha expels Indira Gandhi from the House and sentences her to imprisonment for a term lasting its prorogation. She was released from jail on December 26.
04/01/1839Medical College Hospital in Calcutta having only 20 beds was opened for male patients .
09/30/1687Aurangzeb acquired the famous Golconda fort near Hyderabad from the Qutub Shahi Sultan Tana Shah due to the treachery of his General Panni.
08/09/1902King Edward VII was crowned the emperor of Great Britain at Westminster Abbey after the death of his mother Queen Victoria. Earlier, he had held a grand function in which nearly 4,56,000 invitees celebrated this royal feast.