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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/28/1704 Jacob Mossel, Governor General (Dutch East Indies), was born.
11/28/1890 Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule died. He led a selfless life devoted to the upliftment of the lower classes of the Hindu society. He also started school for girls and for downtroddens and untouchables. He was assissted in education field by his wide Savitri Bai.
11/28/1945 Australia Services draw second Victory Test Cricket vs India at Calcutta.
11/28/1956 Chou En- lai, Chinese Prime Minister, came to India.
11/28/1962 K. C. Dey, well-known famous blind singer of Bengal, died.
11/28/1967 Pandurang Mahadev Bapat ""Senapati Bapat"", revolutionary and social reformer, passed away at the age of 89. He led the famous ""Mulshi Satyagraha"" and played a significant role in the struggle for Samyukta Maharashtra and took part in Goa liberation movement.
11/28/1990 President's rule imposed in Assam. Assembly kept in suspended animation. United Liberation Front of Assam and National Socialist Council of Nagaland banned.
11/28/1990 Union Cabinet approves re-induction of Airbus A-320 in the domestic sector.
11/28/1993 JRD Tata, 89, passed away in Geneva.
11/28/1997 Seven-month-old United Front government, headed by Prime Minister I.K Gujral, bows out of office.
11/28/1998 The Congress(I) wins the Assembly elections in Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
11/28/1999 Senior Awami League leader Mohammed Anwar Sheikh is killed and his wife and daughter-in-law are seriously injured in a militant attack on his house in Kashmir.
11/28/1999 The Vajpayee Government seeks support on major economic issues during the winter session at Parliament.
11/28/2000 Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Communications Minister, launches his political outfit 'Janashakti' at a rally in New Delhi.


Other Historical Dates and Events
4/22/1983Smt. Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, visited ICMR Headquarters and held discussions with senior scientists of ICMR. ICMR revived research on indigenous drugs/traditional medicine with a new, disease-oriented approach and a Scientific Advisory Group on Traditional Medicine Research was constituted in 1983 but actual studies (Multicentric Clinical Trials, Centres for Advanced Research, Central Biostatistical Monitoring Unit etc.) were started in 1984-85.
12/6/1971US bars aid to India for aggression against Pakistan.
12/24/1905Sen Triguna, educationist and technologist, was born.
2/12/200017 persons, including 12 police personnel, die as naxalites strike terror during the first phase of polling for the Bihar Assembly.
3/22/1961Jual Teria Dilga Oram was born in Kendudihi, Distt. Sundargarh (Orissa).
1/2/1964Raichaudhary Ambikagiri, nationalist Asamia poet, died.
5/1/1927Dr. Namwar Singh was born.
8/8/2000The Government appoints Air Marshal P. Rajkumar to head the court of enquiry to probe the Alliance Air crash near Patna.
11/27/1920Kanhaiyalal Bhagwandas Harjal, educationist, was born at Mohpa, Maharashtra.
9/19/1990Rajeev Goswami, a student of Delhi University, attempts to self immolate himself in protest against the implementation of Mandal Commission Report.