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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/30/1759 Alamgir was murdered by his minister Imad-ul-Mulk.
11/30/1858 Jagdish Chandra Bose, botonist and physics expert, was born at Mymensingh (now in Bangladesh).
11/30/1896 Gandhiji sails for South Africa with wife and children.
11/30/1909 Gandhiji reaches South Africa.
11/30/1909 Ramesh Chandra died.
11/30/1915 Venkat Apparao Gurjad, famous Telgu poet, died.
11/30/1920 N. B. Kamat, filmmaker and distributor, was born.
11/30/1974 India, Pakistan decide to end the ten-year trade ban.
11/30/1982 World premier of Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi' held in New Delhi.
11/30/1986 Sikhs hijack bus, killing 24 at Punjab.
11/30/1988 Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed.
11/30/1989 Congress (I) emerges largest party in Lok Sabha by winning 193 seats, Congress (I) rule in Karnataka and Veerendra Patil made the Chief Minister.
11/30/1990 Admiral Laxmi Narayan Ramdas takes over as Chief of Naval Staff.
11/30/1994 Laxmi Menon, former Foreign state minister, died.
11/30/1994 Mrinalini Desai, freedom fighter and famous litterateur, died.
11/30/1995 G. Umapati, filmmaker, died.
11/30/1998 Ghasiram Yadav (74), member of Parliament representing Alawar in Rajasthan and former MLA and Minister in the State, died in Jaipur.
11/30/1998 Sonia Gandhi names Ashok Ghelot and Sheila Dixit as Chief Ministers of Rajasthan and Delhi respectively.
11/30/1999 Prof. M. N. Sromovas, (83), well-known Sociologist in Bangalore, died.
11/30/1999 The disinvestment panel headed by G. V. Ramakrishna demits office after the end of its three-year term.
11/30/2000 Jagdev Singh Talwandi, a former Akali Dal leader, was the unanimous choice as the new SGPC president.
11/30/2000 CBI files fresh cases against JMM MPs Shibu Soren, Simon Marandi and Suraj Mandal on charges of possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.
11/30/2000 Dr. Anil Kakodkar takes charge as Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy.


Other Historical Dates and Events
05/01/1966Marathi becomes the official language of Maharashtra.
04/11/1999Paes-Bhupathi won the doubles in the in the ATP-Gold Flake Open in Chennai.
09/01/1942Rasbihari Bose established the Indian National Army.
05/27/1906Gandhiji writes to his brother Lakshimidas, stating his disinterestedness in worldly possessions.
05/01/1923Under the leadership of Singaravelu Chettiar, the first May day was celebrated in India.
05/06/1861Motilal Gangadhar Nehru, great Indian lawyer, political leader and social reformer, was born at Agra.
06/18/1858Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi died while fighting with the British troops in the battlefield near Gwalior.
09/23/1952Anshuman Dattajirao Gaekwad, batsman in 40 Tests (1974-85), was born in Bombay.
10/13/1877Bhulabhai Desai, politician, was born.
08/03/199835 persons were killed as Govind Towers at Bandra in Mumbai collapsed.