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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
9/25/1946 Bishan Singh Bedi, a former Indian cricketer was born.
9/25/1946 Vasco-de-Gama was the Last Viceroy of Portuguese, who ruled India.
9/25/1857 Lucknow relief by Havelock & Outram begins.
9/25/1899 Narhar Gangadhar Apte, great Hindi writer, was born at Satara.
9/25/1914 Devilal, former deputy Prime Minister of India and leader of farmers, was born.
9/25/1916 Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay, great litterateur, philosopher, social worker and first General Secretary of UP branch, was born at Dhankia village, Rajasthan.
9/25/1919 Rayat Educational Institute (Rayat Shikshan Sanstha) was established.
9/25/1922 Shri Nath Pai, freedom fighter, Barrister and Member of Parliament, was born in Konkan region of Maharashtra.
9/25/1927 Jagmohan Amirchand was born in Hafizabad (now in Pakistan).
9/25/1928 Madhavrao Gadkari, great litterateur and editor, was born.
9/25/1936 Juliet Prowse, actress (Who Killed Teddy Bear) and dancer, was born in Bombay, India.
9/25/1946 Bishan Singh Giansingh Bedi, cricketer (mighty Indian slow left-armer 1966-79), was born in Amritsar. He received the Arjun Award (1969) and the Padmashree (1970).
9/25/1947 Kashmir accedes to Indian Union.
9/25/1954 14 Members of Parliament (MP) form a new party called the Union of Socialist Progress. Acharya Kripalani is the leader.
9/25/1962 Rajiv Ramesh Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian Test pace bowler 1986-87), was born in Bombay.
9/25/1984 Indian Army withdraws from the Golden Temple; repair of Akal Takht complete.
9/25/1985 Akali Dal wins Punjab state elections.
9/25/1990 L. K. Advani, BJP President, starts his Somnath Temple, Ayodhya Rath Yathra.
9/25/1990 S. S. Chauhan, one of the students who had suffered severe burns while trying to immolate himself in protest against implementation of Mandal Commission Report, died.
9/25/1990 Sabyasachi Mukherji, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, aged 63, died in London.
9/25/1990 Prafull Chandra Sen, former Chief Minister of West Bengal and Gandhian leader, died in Calcutta. He was 94 years old.
9/25/1993 Soli Sorabji, 63, nominated as Prosecutor of the International War Crimes Court by UN Secretary General.
9/25/1997 BAI-IBC dispute resolved.
9/25/1997 India clinches the Red & White Latif Masters International Snooker title in Karachi.
9/25/1999 Eighth SAF Games inaugurated in Kathmandu.
9/25/2000 A Delhi Court dismisses applications of three of the 17 accused seeking dropping of proceedings against them in the sensational Coomar Narain espionage case which hit the headlines and rattled the Rajiv Gandhi Government in 1985.


Other Historical Dates and Events
1/12/1996Supreme Court holds that horse racing is not gambling, but a game of skill.
7/26/1614Jahangir captured Mewar from Rana Amar Singh. A treaty was signed. In the Mughal court, Rana and his son were treated with exceptional courtesy.
10/28/1929Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966), was born.
10/28/1964Padmabhushan Vaikunthbhai Mehta, famous Gandhian leader, passed away.
10/4/1996Delhi court issues non-bailable warrant against PVN Rao and three others in the St. Kitts forgery case.
2/26/1998Kalyan Singh wins the ''composite floor test'' in the Assembly, securing 225 votes against the 196 got by Jagadambika Pal.
8/6/1999Kalpnath Rai (58), former Union Minister, died in New Delhi.
4/19/1996AIDS deleted from the list of contagious diseases in the Railway Act of 1989.
7/2/1999Sahara India, sponsor of the Sahara Cup annual cricket series between India and Pakistan in Canada, withdrew sponsorship in view of the Kargil conflict.
4/6/1998India resumes export of marine products to the European Union; 25 units have been approved by the Export Inspection Council for exporting to EU countries.