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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/15/1659 Aurangzeb was declared as the Emperor of India at Red Fort Delhi.
6/15/1659 Aurangzeb declared as the Emperor at Delhi.
6/15/1899 Roy Chowdhury Devipasad, modern Indian sculptor and painter, was born.
6/15/1907 Narayan Ganesh Goray, freedom fighter and socialist, was born at Hindala (Maharashtra).
6/15/1908 Stock Exchange of Calcutta was opened of Baldeodas Daduawala and Overened.
6/15/1937 Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60's), was born in Jamnagar.
6/15/1947 All-India Congress accepts British plan for partition of India in New Delhi.
6/15/1948 Rajah Annamalai Chettiar, famous musician, social worker and Governor of the Imperial Bank of India, passed away.
6/15/1949 Uloor S. Parmeswara Iyer, famous poet, writer, editor and literature, died. He was 72.
6/15/1953 Internal Air Route Corporation of India was established.
6/15/1960 Bardwan University was established in West Bengal.
6/15/1966 U.S. resumes full economic aid to India and Pakistan.
6/15/1969 Dr. Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia, great pioneer in Indian Geology and professor in development of geo-scientific research in the country, passed away at New Delhi at the age of 86.
6/15/1982 Supreme Court rules that all children, regardless of citizenship, are entitled to public education.
6/15/1986 K. K. Tarapore, cricketer (Test for India 1948), was killed in a motor-scooter accident.
6/15/1988 Dalai Lama recoganised the rights of China in foreign affairs and Army Operations in Tibet region.
6/15/1990 Punjab Government returned gold and other valuables seized from Golden Temple during the 1984 Blue Star operation to SGPC.
6/15/1991 About 50% of the 180.3 million electorate cast their votes in the final phase of Lok Sabha elections.
6/15/1991 General Election (10th) of India ends. In this election Indian National Congress won.
6/15/1993 PM Narasimha Rao visits Oman; India and Oman decide to give each other MFN status.


Other Historical Dates and Events
8/23/1933Mahatma Gandhi was released from government detention in the Poona Civil Hospital after doctors warned that his fast was endangering his life. Gandhi, who undertook the fast eight days ago in protest over being arrested again by British authorities, weighed 90 pounds at the time of his release. There was considerable speculation over what the nationalist leader would do upon regaining his strength, but the common assumption was that he would be arrested again by the British authorities if he resumed his civil disobedience.
10/3/2000Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee buys peace with the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee by agreeing to a partial rollback of the hike in prices of petroleum products.
2/10/1897Sannidhanam Suryanarayana Sastry, educationist and writer, was born at Chiriwada, (A.P).
1/28/1961Foundation-stone of the first factory of H.M.T. wrist watches laid in Bangalore.
1/10/1818The last battle was fought in Rampura between the Marathas and the company.
1/16/1992For the first time in a decade, India decides to import one million tonnes of wheat.
2/19/1911Merle Oberon, film actress (Assignment Foreign Legion), was born in Calcutta, India.
4/20/1965First Indian team led by M. S. Kohli ascends the Everest.
11/20/1969Gundappa Viswanath scores 137 on Test Cricket debut vs Australia in Kanpur.
2/23/1768Nizam accepted British supremacy and Smith Col. signed peace treaty with the Nizam.