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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
12/06/1732 Warren Hastings, the first Governor-General of East India Company in India, was born in Churchill village of Oxfordshire in UK.
12/06/1756 British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India.
12/06/1857 Raja Nahar Singh arrested by the Showers to kept him first in Motia Mahal and then at Metcalfe House, Delhi.
12/06/1892 Rukmini Lakshmipathi, great social reformer and leader, was born at Madurai.
12/06/1897 Lekhraj Kishanchand Mirchandani (Aziz), famous Sindhi poet, essay writer and critic, was born.
12/06/1907 Revolutionaries looted Chingaripota station.
12/06/1929 British Viceroy meets with Indian leaders to discuss dominion status for India.
12/06/1931 Bengal Congress to boycott British goods.
12/06/1946 Anglo-Indian talks end in failure after three days at London.
12/06/1946 Homeguard Organination was established.
12/06/1952 First Indo-Soviet Trade agreement signed.
12/06/1956 Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (Babasaheb), great social worker, politician and writer of Indian constitution, passed away in Bombay.
12/06/1962 India closes its consulates in Communist China.
12/06/1971 US bars aid to India for aggression against Pakistan.
12/06/1976 Nana Patil, great revolutionary, passed away.
12/06/1987 MiG-29, re-christened `Baaz', inducted into the Indian Air Force.
12/06/1990 VHP-sponsored 'karseva' in Ayodhya passes off peacefully.
12/06/1992 300,000 Hindus destroy the mosque of Babri at Ayodhya, India. 4 die and BJP government in UP, led by Kalyan Singh, was dismissed and President's rule promulgated. Then countrywide riots followed. Pakistan and Bangladesh condemned demolition.
12/06/1993 Samrendra Kundu, former foreign state minister and socialist of Orrisa, passed away.
12/06/1995 The Sixth Army Ordnance Corps Reunion and Silver Jubilee of Colour Presentation was celebrated at AOC Centre with pomp and splendour, fun and gaiety and professionalism of high order. The highlights included para-dropping, AOC Kangla Tongbi, Sonet-lumiere sound and light show, Central Parade and Yaadgar Parade.
12/06/1995 Prabhakar Barve,painter of international fame, passed away.
12/06/1997 Nine persons killed and over 60 injured in bomb blasts in three trains which left Chennai. Blasts occurred in Tiruchi, Erode (Tamil Nadu) and Trissur in Kerala.
12/06/1997 Space shuttle Columbia's astronauts return to earth following a two-week science mission on an enquiry awaiting them because of botched satellite release. Columbia and its crew of six, including India-born Kalpana Chawla, swooped through a clear chilly sky and landed on runway at Kennedy Space Centre. Astronauts save runaway $10-million satellite by catching it with their hands.
12/06/1998 13th Asian Games inaugurated at Bangkok.
12/06/2000 A.B. Vajpayee, Prime Minister, said, ""The Ayodhya agitation was an 'expression of nationalist feelings' and the ""task has remained unfinished
12/06/2000 Bishop Vinod Peter, National Christian Council of India president and church of North India moderator, and Rajasthan CNI Bishop Gerald Andrews die in a car accident near Jodhpur in Rajasthan.
12/06/2000 The Supreme Court gives a clean chit to former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao upholding the trial court's order, and discharging him and former Union Minister K.K. Tewary from the 'St.Kitts forgery case'.


Other Historical Dates and Events
04/30/1947The entire nation is stirred by religious strife.
03/19/1936Satydev Dubey, stage artist, was born.
06/23/1987D. Chakraborty was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 02-07-1991.
05/10/1901Sir Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian scientist, in the hall of the Royal Society, London, which was packed with eminent scientists today on May 10, 1901 proved that ""plants and animal have similar touch sense"".
09/23/1996Sitaram Kesri elected provisional president of Congress (I).
04/09/1893Maha Pandit Rahul Sanskrityayan, politician, professor and Hindi writer, was born at Pandaha, Azamgarh.
04/21/1992UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali visits New Delhi.
07/01/1997Voluntary Disclosure of Income Scheme `97 (VDIS) comes into effect.
03/25/1916S. M. Pandit, famous painter, was born.
01/15/1988Narendra Hirwani makes a world record by capturing 16 West Indies wickets on Test debut at Chidambaram Stadium in Madras.