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Historical Event on 2/18/1975

Syed Nazir Ali, cricketer (2 Tests for India, 4 wickets), passed away.

Other Historical Dates and Events
6/28/1857Nana Sahib proclaimed himself as the Peshwa and called for the total extermination of the British power of India at Bithoor.
2/6/195555 miners die in explosion in Bihar State.
2/17/1968Dr. Kailas Nath Katju, freedom fighter, politician, leader, Governor of Orissa and West Bengal, passed away.
12/27/1975372 miners die in a huge blast in Bihar state.
11/14/1998Prominent Indian Government and private entities are targeted in the Clinton Administration Entities List. American Companies are barred from trading with the listed companies.
9/15/1997Prasar Bharati Act comes into force seeking to free Doordarshan and Akashvani from government control.
9/21/1857Bahadurshah Jafar - II surrendered against the British troops.
1/30/1968Makhanlal Chaturvedi, famous Hindi poet, writer and President of All India, passed away.
5/18/1945Bhagwat Subramaniam Chandrasekhar, cricketer (brilliant Indian leggie 1964-79), was born in Banglore. He received Arjun Award and Padmashree awards in 1972.
1/9/1923Satyendranath Tagore, Bengali litterateur, passed away.