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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
9/27/1703 More than 8,000 people died in a cyclone in England.
9/27/1760 Mir Zafar was deposed and his son-in-law Mir Kasim became the Nawab of Bengal. He ruled till July 7, 1763.
9/27/1833 Raja Rammohan Roy, great social reformer, lawyer and politician passed away at Stapleton Grove in England.
9/27/1856 Pratap Narayan Mishra, Hindi writer, was born. He is one of the pioneers of mordern Hindi language.
9/27/1873 Vithalbhai Patel, great freedom fighter, social worker, nationalist leader, politician and President of the Central Assembly, was born at Karmasad, Gujarat.
9/27/1907 Bhagat Singh, the legendary revolutionary, was born at Banga in West Punjab, Layalpur now in Pakistan.
9/27/1908 Shiv Verma, great soldier, was born.
9/27/1925 Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh was established.
9/27/1958 Mihir Sen becomes the first Indian to cross the English Channel from Dover to Calais.
9/27/1972 Shri Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, prolific author and first librarian of the University of Madras, passed away at the age of 80 at Bangalore.
9/27/1974 Pankaj Dharmani, Indian ODI batsman (1997), was born.
9/27/1977 Sanjiva Reddy was elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Government revokes the external emergency promulgated on December 3, 1971.
9/27/1989 The second test launching of India's surface-to-surface missile, 'Prithvi', from Sri Harikota was successful.
9/27/1989 Hemanta Kumar Mukherjee, noted playback singer and music director, died.
9/27/1990 Kabita Garari sets record for 10 Km W (Women) in 48.10 at Beijing Asian Games.
9/27/1993 Daily newspaper of Marathi Language ""Samna"" started its publication at Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad).
9/27/1995 Cellular phone service operates for the first time in Delhi.
9/27/1995 73 people died in a coal mine accident in Gaslitand in Dhanbad district, Bihar, when flood water leaked into the mine.
9/27/1999 Harshad Mehta and three others are convicted for misappropriating surplus funds of the Maruti Udyog Ltd.
9/27/2000 Gurucharan Singh goes down fighting to Andri Fedtchouk of Ukraine in the 81 Kg bout of the Olympics boxing.
9/27/2000 The Union Cabinet decides to increase the number of Padma series of awards for excellence in different fields of activities from 60 to 100.
9/27/2000 Venus Williams of USA claims the women's gold in the tennis event in the Sydney Olympics.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
4/24/1858Kunwar Singh, revolutionary of Indian mutiny and freedom fighter, passed away. He fought his last battle near Jagdishpur, Bihar on April 23, 1858 and defeated the Britishers but was deeply wounded. He also organised the national rebels.
6/24/1974India all out for 42 in Lord's Test cricket in 77 mins.
9/29/1914Japanese vessel 'Kamagata Maru' reached Baj Baj near Calcutta from Vancouver carrying Indian revolutionaries.
12/20/1920Justice Ali Sayyed Murtuza Fazal  was born.
7/25/1987Ramaswamy Venkataraman became the eighth President of India. He held this office till July 25, 1992.
2/16/1896Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala', great Hindi poet, litterateur, writer, social worker and editor, was born.
1/26/1992Bharat Bhushan, the legendary romantic film hero of the 1950's, passed away at the age of 71 years.
5/14/1953Y. N. Sukthankar was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 31-07-1957.
7/3/1985Air Chief Marshal D A La Fontaine PVSM, AVSM, VM., became the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. He was in this office till 31/July/1988.
7/9/1969Sagi Lakshmi Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer), was born in Hyderabad.