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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/14/1636 Aurangzeb was appointed as Shahjahan by Viceroy of Deccan.
7/14/1656 Guru Har Kishan, the eight Sikh, was born.
7/14/1854 Mahendranath Gupt, follower of Ramkrishna Paramahans, was born.
7/14/1856 Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, great social worker, was born.
7/14/1923 Iqbal Singh Bhatia, great educationist, was born at Kotla Qasim Khan, (Pakistan).
7/14/1928 Bedabrata Barua, educationist, social reformer and politician, was born.
7/14/1942 Britishers Quit India resolution was passed by Congress Working Committee. They demanded departure of British and agreed on passive resistance until India's independence. It was declared on 8th August, 1942 at August Kranti Maidan (Gowalia Tank).
7/14/1946 India grants Siam a 20 year, 3 mil. credit to increase export of Siamese rice.
7/14/1963 Swami Shivanand Saraswati, religious leader, passed away.
7/14/1969 85 persons were killed when a freight train collided with a passanger train near Jaipur.
7/14/1992 The Lok Sabha passes a bill seeking to confer on the President the powers of the Legislature of J&K.
7/14/1994 Veerappan, Sandalwood smuggler, declared 'proclaimed offender'.
7/14/1997 Eleventh Presidential election with K.R.Narayanan and T.N. Seshan as candidates; 732 out of 775 MPs and 3893 out of 4058 MLAs cast their ballots.
7/14/1997 India finishes third in Asian women's weightlifting.
7/14/1998 India is elected chairperson of the World Intellectual Property Organisation's standing panel on information technology in relation to Intellectual Property Rights.
7/14/1999 Arvind Dave is appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/9/1875The Bombay Stock Exchange, the first in India, was constructed under the shade of a large banyan tree.
5/24/1993India and Uzbekistan sign five pacts.
3/6/1962Ambika Chakrovorty, great revolutionary and warrior, passed away.
9/26/1931At Lancashire, Gandhi sees textile workers hurt by Indian boycott but says home spinning must go on.
2/18/1931Swraj Paul, Indian and British industrialist and multi-millionaire (Caparo), was born.
1/15/1965Food Corporation of India inaugurated in Madras.
3/22/1964200 die in communal violence in the industrial towns of Jamshedpur and Rourkela.
7/9/1951India's first Five Year Plan prepared and published. There was the first amendment to the Constitution and the first general elections were held.
2/16/1745Thorle Madhavrao, fourth Peshwa in Maratha kingdom, was born.
7/29/1911Mohan Bagan became the first Indian football team to win the I.F.A. Shield.