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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Emperor Humayun, son of Babar, was born in Kabul.
3/6/1775 Raghunath Rao signed treaty of Surat with British ending the first Anglo-Maratha War.
3/6/1915 Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore met for the first time at Shantiniketan.
3/6/1928 Nilkanth Ramanbhai Mahipatrao, famous Gujrati litterateur, critic, dramatist and social reformer, died.
3/6/1947 Churchill opposes troop withdrawal from India at London.
3/6/1961 India's first Financial daily 'The Economic Times' started publication from Bombay.
3/6/1962 Ambika Chakrovorty, great revolutionary and warrior, passed away.
3/6/1971 Test debut of Sunil Gavaskar vs West Indies at Port-of-Spain.
3/6/1990 India wins Indira Gandhi Gold Cup hockey tournament.
3/6/1991 Chandrasekhar resigns as PM.
3/6/1995 Arun Tamhankar, great journalist, died.
3/6/1997 Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) inaugurated in Mauritius.
3/6/1998 A Congress(I) Ministry headed by Virbhadra Singh is sworn in at Himachal Pradesh.
3/6/2000 India and China begin the first ever bilateral security dialogue in Beijing on global and regional issues of mutual interest.


Other Historical Dates and Events
5/5/1946Simla Conference in session from May 5 to May 12; Gandhiji's deliberations prove anfractuous.
2/27/1997CBI arrests godman Chandraswami for alleged offences in violation of Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act, 1976.
11/27/1920Kanhaiyalal Bhagwandas Harjal, educationist, was born at Mohpa, Maharashtra.
3/21/1976The Indian people have delivered a stinging rebuke to the woman who had ruled them without the benefit of a constitution for the past 19 months by dumping her from office in a landslide election. After 11 years of rule, Indira Gandhi has resigned, and in an uncharacteristically humble statement said she ""accepted the verdict unreservedly"" and promised ""constructive cooperation"" with the new government. The heads of the victorious parties immediately dropped the year-and-a-half-old state of emergency, freed political prisoners, and began negotiations over who would head the new government.
11/21/1994Dr. Malcom Adiseshiah, 84, noted economist and educationist, died.
7/31/1993K. Vijaya Rama Rao became the director of Central Bureau of Investigation (till 31/07/96).
9/24/1938Piloo Dara Reporter, cricket test umpire for 10 tests from 1984-87, was born in Mumbai. He was the first ever test umpire to be invited in a foreign country along with V. K. Ramaswamy also of India.
12/1/1990Vijayalaxmi Pandit, first Indian Lady Ambassador and Politician, passed away at the age of 90 years.
1/30/1996Supreme Court directs CBI and other govt. agencies to speed up the Jain hawala probe.
5/26/1931One hundred miners were trapped beneath a blazing mine. It was thought that there were unlikely to be any survivors in Madras.