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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Buhlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan of Lodi tribe, marched down upon Delhi.
4/19/1910 Anant Laxman Kanhere, revolutionary, was hanged.
4/19/1950 Shyama Prasad Mukherji resigned. He was the first Minister of Central Cabinet.
4/19/1960 Meeting of Afro-Asian Conference at New Delhi.
4/19/1975 First Indian Satellite ''Aryabhata'' launched. The Satellite provided technological experience in building and operating a satellite system. It was launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos.
4/19/1976 Maharshi Dayanand University established in Haryana.
4/19/1976 Indira Gandhi proposes a resumption of ties with Pakistan in New Delhi.
4/19/1981 Indira Gandhi,Prime Minister, inaugurated `Maharashtra Vidhanbhavan'.
4/19/1993 Sanjay Dutt, film star, was held under TADA for possessing an AK-56 rifle.
4/19/1994 Rajindersing Sparo, first awardee of `Mahavir Chakra' and former Chief Minister of Punjab Major General, passed away.
4/19/1995 Gopala Ramanujam,Goa Governor, takes up additional charge of Kerala.
4/19/1995 Rajendra Kumari Bajpai appointed the Lt. Governor of Pondichery.
4/19/1996 AIDS deleted from the list of contagious diseases in the Railway Act of 1989.
4/19/1997 I.K. Gujral, External Affairs Minister, chosen leader of United Front in place of Deve Gowda.
4/19/1998 Kottayam in Kerala becomes the first district in India to complete computerisation of the talluk offices connecting them with the district headquarters.
4/19/1998 Jayalalitha, AIADMK leader, demands that all ''tainted leaders'' be dropped by the Vajpayee Government or that Sedapatti R. Muthiah be taken back.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
11/9/1997Poonam Chibber, Miss Canada, crowned seventh Miss India Worldwide.
2/10/1910Smt. Durga Bhagwat, veteran Marathi writer, was born.
10/2/1975Kumaraswami Kamaraj, great freedom fighter, social reformer, political leader and member of the Lok Sabha, died in Madras.
5/30/1977Express Train fell into Beki river in Assam killing 44 persons.
10/1/1847Annie Besant, famous philosopher and thesophist, was born in London.
10/26/1969Neil Armstrong, the first men to land on Moon by 'Apollo II ', and Edwin Aldrin came to Bombay.
9/11/1958India and Pakistan announced that most border disputes between the two countries had been settled.
10/29/1967Kurtkoti Lingangaunda, great Indian Philosopher, passed away.
9/4/1990An all-party meeting refuses to endorse the decision to implement Mandal Commission Report according to which 27\% jobs are reserved for backward communities.
6/7/1984Indian Army troops, sent to Punjab to quell Sikh violence, stormed the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the holiest of Sikh shrines. More than 400 persons were reported killed in the assault at the shrine, including Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.