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Historical Event on 7/24/1985

Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sikh leader Sant Harchand Singh Longowal of Akali Dal signed a peace contract known as 'Punjab Accord' thus ending the four-year agitation in Punjab.

Other Historical Dates and Events
3/22/1971Shri Hanuman Prasad Poddar, great social reformer, revolutionary and poet, passed away.
8/22/1993The first batch of IAF troops landed in the capital city of Mogadishu.
3/10/1897Savitri Bai Phule passed away. She played a prominent role in assisting her husband Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule in education field. She taught in schools for girls and for downtroddens and untouchables.
4/4/1942Japanese Navy destroyed 3 British battleship to sink in the Bay of Bengal during the Second World War.
4/23/1994Ibrahim Sulaiman Sait, former Indian Union Muslim League president, floats a new party - the Indian National League.
4/21/1995Medium range 'Akash', surface-to-air-missile, flight trial successful.
6/1/1959National Aeronautical Research Laboratory (NARL) set up under CSIR with temporary offices in New Delhi. Dr. P. Nilakantan is appointed NARL's first Director.
8/18/1969Humayun Kabir, great politician, died.
11/15/1991Insurance official Dr. S.L. Khosa freed in Kashmir in exchange for a militant.
2/5/1630Har Rai, Sikh Guru, was born.