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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
10/03/1831 Britishers captured Mysore.
10/03/1880 Sakuntal Sangeet held in Anandodbhav Auditorium in Pune. Annasaheb Kirloskar presented the first musical play in Marathi.
10/03/1890 Laxminarayan Sahu, litterateur, journalist and social reformer, was born.
10/03/1903 Swami Ramanand Tirth, politician and educationist, was born.
10/03/1906 Govind Vinayak Devansthali, Sanskrit researcher, dictionary creator, professor and journalist, was born in Bombay.
10/03/1907 Mansukhlal Maganlal Zaveri, famous Gujrati poet and critic, was born.
10/03/1913 Sudangsu Abinash Banerjee, 'Montu', cricketer, (5 wickets, 1 test vs West Indies) was born in Calcutta.
10/03/1950 India protests U.N. troops' crossing of 38th parallel in New York.
10/03/1957 Republican Party of India established.
10/03/1977 Indira Gandhi arrested on charges of official corruption in New Delhi.
10/03/1978 Dr. Subhas Mukhopadhyay claimed the credit of India's first and the birth of world's second test-tube baby Durga Agrawal, who was born in Belle Vue Nursing Home in Calcutta.
10/03/1984 India's longest distance train Himsagar Express (from Jammu Tavi to Kanya Kumari) was first flagged.
10/03/1985 Morocco breaks diplomatic relations with India after New Delhi announced its recognition of the Saharwi Arab Democratic Republic.
10/03/1988 Lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh after 30 months of being held captive.
10/03/1991 Ganpatrao Tapase, former Governor of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, died.
10/03/1992 Geet Sethi beats holder Mike Russel of Britain (2529-718) to become the first Indian to win the World Professional Billiards championship in Bombay.
10/03/1994 Bhushan Tiwari, famous Hindi film actor of yesteryears, died.
10/03/1996 National Conference swept back to power in J & K with a landslide victory.
10/03/1996 Second phase of UP polling.
10/03/1997 Devi Lal floats a new party 'Haryana Lok Dal'.
10/03/1997 Financial and operational autonomy to be given to 97 profit-making public sector enterprises ('mini-ratnas') other than the navaratnas.
10/03/1999 Insp N Gojen Singh won a 'silver' medal in 10,000 m. race and 6th position in 5,000 m. race in the 8th Asian Junior Athletic Championship ( International Level) held at Singapore.
10/03/1999 India finished with seven silver and four bronze medals in the Asian Junior Athletic Championship in Singapore.
10/03/2000 India and Russia sign a declaration on strategic partnership.
10/03/2000 Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee buys peace with the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee by agreeing to a partial rollback of the hike in prices of petroleum products.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
12/08/1897Balkrishna Sharma ""Navin"", famous Hindi poet, was born in Bhyana village of Shajapur district in Madhya Pradesh
05/03/1764Mir Kasim, with the backing of Delhi Emperor, attacked on Patna but this weak Emperor was defeated by Britishers. Britishers became the rulers of Bengal, the richest province of India.
02/16/1994Nivrittibuwa Sarnaik, veteran singer of 'Jaipur Gharana', passed away.
03/15/1936Vasudevrao Apurao Changre, leader in Maharashtra, was born.
09/26/1931At Lancashire, Gandhi sees textile workers hurt by Indian boycott but says home spinning must go on.
07/27/1998The Centre announces a hefty hike in the pay scales of university and college teachers.
01/16/1992For the first time in a decade, India decides to import one million tonnes of wheat.
04/03/1992Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL), was formed.
05/11/1919Troops under General Barrett inflicted a sharp reverse today on the invading Afghans at Bagh Springs. The whole of the frontier area was up in arms with tribesmen threatening Landi Khotal and martial law being proclaimed in Peshawar. It was expected however that General Barrett, well equipped with guns and airplanes, would soon control the situation. Reports had been reaching London for some time about the possibility of an Afghan incursion following the murder of the pro-British Emir Habibullah. His third son, Amanullah Khan, who took over the throne, was known to be hostile toward the government of India.
06/18/1956New Hindu Succession Act was passed.