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Historical Event on 6/29/1976

Sandhya Chib, Miss India-Universe (1996), was born.

Other Historical Dates and Events
11/29/1961First cosmonaut of the world, Yuri Gagarin of Russia, came to India.
12/5/1950Sri Aurobindo Ghosh, great revolutionary, freedom fighter and teacher, passed away.
2/20/1947British Prime Minister Clement Attlee announced in the House of Commons, London, that Britain will release India before June 1948 and for this purpose Lord Louis Mountbatten was appointed to work as the new Viceroy of India.
12/28/2000India, Israel deal on Phalcon AWACS planes put on hold, pending change of guard in the U.S.
10/10/1998Dr. Justice Adarsh Sein Anand was sworn in Chief Justice of India.
1/5/1948Parthasarathy Harishchandra Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's), was born in Alwar, Rajasthan.
5/1/1923Under the leadership of Singaravelu Chettiar, the first May day was celebrated in India.
3/11/1903Shrinagesh M. M, former General, was born.
1/15/1656Chhatrapati Shivaji conquered Javali state.
6/14/1997Rajya Sabha chairman recognises split in AIADMK parliamentary party and designates Jayalalitha-led AIADMK as AIADMK(I) and Thirunavukkarasu group as AIADMK(II).