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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
07/12/1295 Savtamali, famous saint, attains 'samadhee'.
07/12/1489 Bahlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan and founder of Lodi dynasty, died in Delhi.
07/12/1576 Husain Quli, the new Governor of Bengal, defeated the rebels and put them to fight. Daud was captured and put to death.
07/12/1674 Chhatrapati Shivaji signed a friendship treaty with East India Company.
07/12/1823 First Indian Steam Engine Ship ""Diana-a-Gunboat""sailed in a sea near Calcutta. It was built by Kyd & Co.
07/12/1864 Vishvanath Kashinath Rajwade, great Historian, was born.
07/12/1896 Dangambarrao G. Bindu, politician and father of Hydrabad Liberation Party, was born.
07/12/1909 Vimal Rai, film producer and director, was born.
07/12/1920 Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.
07/12/1920 Siddharthacharry V, educationist and diplomat, was born at Mysore.
07/12/1932 The 16,000-foot Shyok ice dam in the Himalayas bursts flooding the Indus Valley at Kashmir.
07/12/1947 Pochiah Krishnamurthy, great Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1971 WI tour), was born in Hyderabad.
07/12/1949 Ban on RSS lifted on the assurance that it abjures violence.
07/12/1949 Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die.
07/12/1957 Sahajada Karim became Aga Khan.
07/12/1960 Bhagalpur University was established in Bihar.
07/12/1960 Ranchi University was established.
07/12/1965 Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay, Indian middle-order batsman), was born in Mangalore.
07/12/1970 Major flood in Alaknanda river resulted in sweeping of buses and claimed 600 lives.
07/12/1980 Congress (I) gets absolute majority in Rajya Sabha.
07/12/1993 West Bengal Governor Dr. Nurul Hasan, 72, died.
07/12/1994 India expels Pak diplomat; Indian attache tortured in Islamabad.
07/12/1994 Vasant (V. P. Sathe), film critic, journalist, publisher and author, passed away.
07/12/1996 Bail granted to Harshad Mehta, prime accused in the securities scam.
07/12/1996 Lok Sabha adopts resolution extending President's Rule in J & K for 6 months.
07/12/1996 Ram Vilas Paswan presents railway budget 96-97 with 10\% hike in freight and upper class journeys.
07/12/1998 India will not reverse the nuclear programme, declared Mr. Vajpayee.
07/12/1999 India sets a deadline for intruders withdrawal from Kargil, announces suspension of air strikes.
07/12/1999 Rajendra Kumar (71), legendary actor who acted in over 150 Hindi films, died in Mumbai.
07/12/2000 67 persons died in a landslide triggered by torrential rains in Ghatkopar, a Mumbai suburb.


Other Historical Dates and Events
03/10/1998B. B. Lyngdoh of the United Democratic Party is sworn in Chief Minister of Meghalaya. The 12-day-old Congress(I) Ministry resigned following the failure of the party nominee to be elected as Speaker.
06/14/1905Smt. Hirabai Barodekar, famous veteran Maharashtrian classical singer, was born.
03/28/1994G-15 summit opens with only six heads of Government in New Delhi.
04/05/1979First Naval Museum of India established in Bombay.
04/15/1992Union Carbide decides to sell its holdings in India to raise upto $ 17 million for a hospital in Bhopal.
12/31/1861Cherrapunji in Assam received rainfall of 22,990 mm in 1861. This was a world record in itself as no other country or place had received rains to such an extent.
09/01/1956Life Insurance Corporation of India was established and all Life Insurance Business Companies were nationalised and merged in this corporation.
02/12/1996President S.D. Sharma in Kerala.
03/11/1989In Bihar, a 13-member ministry headed by Satyendra Narain Sinha, MP, was sworn in.
05/31/1997Fourth National Games opened at Bangalore.