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Historical Event on 6/29/1999

An Indian High Commissioner member N. R. Doraiswamy is beaten up by Pakistani intelligence operatives.

Other Historical Dates and Events
1/31/1960Milkha Singh at Lahore sets record for 200m in 20.7s.
6/3/1916Smt. Nathibai Damodar Thakarsey Women's University was established.
8/1/1997Nitin Mongia wins Laser standard in sailing championship in Hyderabad.
8/5/1604John Eliot, ""Apostle to Indians,"" Bible translator, baptized.
4/9/1974India, Pakistan, Bangladesh reach pact to exchange prisoners of 1971 war in New Delhi.
7/7/1799Ranjit Singh captured Lahore in Punjab from Sikh rulers.
7/3/1908Bal Gangadhar Tilak was arrested as a traitor by the Britishers.
9/12/1898Baldev Prasad Mishra, Hindi litterateur, was born.
2/18/1905Shyamji Krishna Varma established India House in London to help Indians visiting England. He also established the Indian Home Rule society, which helped him to raise his voice against British Domination in India.
6/7/1999Supreme Court, through an interim order, stayed the execution of the four accused in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case till July 19, 1999.