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Historical Event on 5/17/1916

Gurusiddappa Sivappa, great industrialist, was born at Bangalore.

Other Historical Dates and Events
12/11/1971The elite para-commandos and parachute battalions -India's 'Red Devils', as they are affectionately called, have an unsurpassed ethos and elan of their own. 2 Para Battalion executed a superb airborne assault operation at Tangail in East Pakistan, which was the first of its kind in the subcontinent.
6/15/1659Aurangzeb was declared as the Emperor of India at Red Fort Delhi.
2/26/1915Pran Nath Chhuttani, great physician and teacher, was born.
1/10/1998Nine Ranbir Sena supporters are killed in an ambush at Rampurchauram village in Bihar's Jehanabad district.
4/11/1999Tamil Nadu men, Railways women emerged National Volleyball League champions in Triprayar.
5/11/1998Three momentous events took place on the day that did the nation proud. Firstly, three underground nuclear tests at Pokhran Range in Rajasthan, which included a hydrogen bomb, were tested; secondly, the successful test firing of the 'Trishul Missile' and thirdly, the maiden Certification test flight of 'Hansa-3', the first-all Composite indigenous two seater aircraft.
10/1/1990Constitution's 75th amendment bill to extend President's rule in Punjab for another six months fails through the first stage in Lok Sabha for want of a simple majority.
1/18/1997SC says telephone tapping is violation of fundamental rights but permits it by government in special circumstances.
6/12/1947Gandhiji addresses Congress Working Committee.
6/10/194277 Mountain Brigade was raised at Sagar, Madhya Pradesh.
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