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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/14/1636 Aurangzeb was appointed as Shahjahan by Viceroy of Deccan.
7/14/1656 Guru Har Kishan, the eight Sikh, was born.
7/14/1854 Mahendranath Gupt, follower of Ramkrishna Paramahans, was born.
7/14/1856 Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, great social worker, was born.
7/14/1923 Iqbal Singh Bhatia, great educationist, was born at Kotla Qasim Khan, (Pakistan).
7/14/1928 Bedabrata Barua, educationist, social reformer and politician, was born.
7/14/1942 Britishers Quit India resolution was passed by Congress Working Committee. They demanded departure of British and agreed on passive resistance until India's independence. It was declared on 8th August, 1942 at August Kranti Maidan (Gowalia Tank).
7/14/1946 India grants Siam a 20 year, 3 mil. credit to increase export of Siamese rice.
7/14/1963 Swami Shivanand Saraswati, religious leader, passed away.
7/14/1969 85 persons were killed when a freight train collided with a passanger train near Jaipur.
7/14/1992 The Lok Sabha passes a bill seeking to confer on the President the powers of the Legislature of J&K.
7/14/1994 Veerappan, Sandalwood smuggler, declared 'proclaimed offender'.
7/14/1997 Eleventh Presidential election with K.R.Narayanan and T.N. Seshan as candidates; 732 out of 775 MPs and 3893 out of 4058 MLAs cast their ballots.
7/14/1997 India finishes third in Asian women's weightlifting.
7/14/1998 India is elected chairperson of the World Intellectual Property Organisation's standing panel on information technology in relation to Intellectual Property Rights.
7/14/1999 Arvind Dave is appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/22/1981India's first experimental geo-stationary communication satellite 'Apple' started working which was launched on June 19, 1981.
1/28/1998All 26 accused, who stood trial in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, were sentenced to death. A designated Judge of the TADA court in Chennai found them guilty.
6/12/1975Allahabad court voids Indira Gandhi's election as premier, citing corruption at New Delhi.
7/9/1875The Bombay Stock Exchange, the first in India, was constructed under the shade of a large banyan tree.
9/3/1992Delhi High Court verdict on Bofors challenged in the Supreme Court.
7/27/1986The Supreme Court orders all-India test for medical seats.
5/14/1954President issues an order extending application of Indian Constitution to Kashmir with the concurrence of the State government.
1/15/1997Pakistan's pilotless surveillance aircraft intrudes into Indian air space for the first time.
3/26/1990Pratap Singh Rane,Goa CM, resigns.
10/4/1857Shyamji Krishna Varma, freedom fighter, nationalist and patriot, was born at Mandvi village, Gujarat.