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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/14/1880 Satish Chandra Dasgupta, rural Scientist, was born.
6/14/1886 Orphanage for little girls was established.
6/14/1905 Smt. Hirabai Barodekar, famous veteran Maharashtrian classical singer, was born.
6/14/1929 Jatindra Nath Das was arrested in Calcutta.
6/14/1947 Congress Working Committee met at New Delhi to draft the resolution to be placed before All India Congress Committee on the acceptance of Mountbatten plan for the partition of India.
6/14/1958 Dr. C.V. Raman receives the Lenin Peace Prize in Kremlin.
6/14/1961 Sir Karyamanikkam Shrinivas Krishnan died.
6/14/1985 M.C. Sharma was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 10-12-1985.
6/14/1987 Rajiv Gandhi, PM, rules out termination of Rs. 1700 crore Bofors gun deal.
6/14/1990 Veerendra Verma sworn in as the new Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh.
6/14/1991 Punjab was declared ""disturbed area""; army deployed.
6/14/1992 Tin Bigha activists lathi-charged in the Tin Bigha corridor in Coochbehar.
6/14/1995 RBI announces the introduction of appointing ombudsmen to redress grievances and disputes of bank customers.
6/14/1996 CBI grills PV Prabhakar Rao, son of former PM, for his involvement in the Rs. 133 crore NFL urea import scandal.
6/14/1997 India expresses regret over ""inadvertent intrusion"" of IAF helicopter into Bangladesh territory.
6/14/1997 Rajya Sabha chairman recognises split in AIADMK parliamentary party and designates Jayalalitha-led AIADMK as AIADMK(I) and Thirunavukkarasu group as AIADMK(II).
6/14/1998 S. Vijayalakshmi wins National women's `A' chess title in Mumbai.


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/9/1746French sailor's fleet reached at the bank of Pondichery in India.
3/26/1991Chautala loses majority after the disqualification of three Janata Dal (S) members. Janata Party merges with Janata Dal (S).
5/2/195340 persons were reported losing their lives today in the first crash of a jet airliner in commercial service. The jetliner, a British-built Comet, plunged to earth in a violent storm just a few minutes after taking off from Calcutta. It was carrying a party of rubber and tin operators from Malaya to England. There were no survivors. Two Comets have crashed before, one last October and one in March, but neither was carrying passengers.
2/22/1997India, Turkmenistan and Iran sign transit agreement.
4/5/1949Indian Boy Scout and Girl Guide were established and renamed as Bharat Scouts and Guides.
11/16/1997Sandalwood smuggler Veerappan offers to surrender.
12/29/1938Mahavir Prasad Dvivedi, famous litterateur, writer, poet and editor, died at the age of 74.
11/27/1999Lt. Gen. J.F.R. Jacob is sworn in Punjab Governor.
3/14/1997Veerendra Patil, 73, twice former Chief Minister of Karnataka, passed away.
2/9/1984Balasarasvati, eminent classical Karnatic singer and Bharat Natyam dancer of worldwide acclaim, passed away in Madras.