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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/27/1887 Sardar Davar Tehmuras Kavasji, social worker and lawyer, was born.
7/27/1889 Branch of Indian National Congress, 'British India Committee' , was established under the leadership of Dadabhai Navroji.
7/27/1910 Bande Ali Khan, great singer of `Beenkar' and `Kirana Gharana', passed away.
7/27/1914 Kalpana Dutta, great freedom fighter, was born at Chatgaon. (27th July, 1914).
7/27/1927 Krishna Baldev Vaid, famous story writer and novelist, was born.
7/27/1928 Rameshwar Sahai Saxena, famous writer, lawyer and journalist, was born at Lalitpur, (UP).
7/27/1941 Japanese forces land in Indo-China.
7/27/1947 Princes were appealed to regard people's paramountcy as a privilege.
7/27/1949 Agreement reached on the ceasefire line in Kashmir.
7/27/1959 Abbas Ali Baig scores 112 for India v England on debut.
7/27/1972 Charu Majumdar, father of Naxalite Movement and the founder President of C.O.I.(M-L), died in prison.
7/27/1982 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi first visited the US in almost 11 years.
7/27/1986 The Supreme Court orders all-India test for medical seats.
7/27/1991 Army called out in Srinagar valley after an attack on security forces in which 17 persons were killed.
7/27/1992 Amjad Khan, famous film actor, died.
7/27/1993 Rao government defeats the no-confidence motion by 265-251 votes. Seven of the JD (A) vote with government as JD (A) and AIADMK decide to vote for no-confidence motion.
7/27/1994 Parliament votes to ban tests for determining the sex of an unborn child, as these tests have resulted in thousands of aborted female fetuses.
7/27/1995 11 Cong-I and National Conference activists were gunned down in J&K after they were abducted from their homes.
7/27/1998 Gian Singh, convicted for the murder of Sant Harchand Singh Longowal, is sentenced to death.
7/27/1998 B. B. Lyngdoh is sworn in Meghalaya Chief Minister.
7/27/1998 7 Hindus are gunned down in two Doda villages of Jammu and Kashmir.
7/27/1998 The Centre announces a hefty hike in the pay scales of university and college teachers.


Other Historical Dates and Events
11/6/1910Satakopan Chandilyan Bhashyam, journalist, was born at Tirukkoilur, Madras.
12/3/1993Bahadur Prasad wins silver in 1500 m in Asian Track and Field meet in Manila.
3/29/1857Sepoy Mangal Pandey shot the first bullet of 1857 Indian mutiny in the barracks of Barrackpur near Calcutta against British Empire. This was the starting of the mutiny.
7/4/1899Vishnuprasad Ranchhoddas Trivedi, famous critic in Gujrati, educationist and author, was born at Umreth, Gujarat .
7/1/1947British Parliament passes the India Independence Act and fixes August 15 for the transfer of power.
5/28/1998India takes retaliatory measures against Australia for its unilateral action.
3/24/1947Lord Louis Mountbatten came to India.
12/10/1918Rowlatt Act introduced by Lord Chelmsford.
11/7/1908N. R. Shede (Annasaheb), litterateur and editor, was born.
8/17/1998The Government issues a notification banning the use of quinacrine, a controversial female contraceptive and sterilization agent.