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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Babur reached to his capital Agra after winning Bengal.
6/25/1658 6th Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb arrested his father Shahjahan and put him in Agra Fort Jail.
6/25/1880 Syed Muhammad Zamin Ali, great educationist, poet, editor, professor, writer and founder-member of the Hindustani Academy, was born at Mustafabad village in the Rae Bareli district of U.P.
6/25/1888 Lord Louis Mountbatten, British politician, was born.
6/25/1900 Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.
6/25/1908 Sucheta Kriplani, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born.
6/25/1922 Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.
6/25/1931 Vishwanath Pratapsing, former Prime Minister of India, was born.
6/25/1932 India played their first official test match on the ground of Lords against England.
6/25/1943 No. 8 Squadron started functioning absorbing the remaining coastal defence flight personnel, and also issued with a vengeance to achieve operational status.
6/25/1945 Lord Vevil talk to the Indian political leaders.
6/25/1975 President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.
6/25/1983 India won 'Prudential World Cup' Cricket Championship held in England after defeating West Indies.
6/25/1992 BJP bags eleven seats in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, Congress (I) secures seven.
6/25/1993 Mahadevan, SBI MD, sacked in the wake of his role in the securities scam.
6/25/1994 Bombay's former underworld don Haji Masthan Mirza passed away.
6/25/1994 Dinsha Pirosha Madan, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, died.
6/25/1996 Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist, ends 74-day repentance fast at Rajghat following assurance from PM Deve Gowda.
6/25/1997 USA & India sign a new bilateral treaty for the extradition of fugitive offenders.
6/25/1998 Sikh high priests exonerate the Akali Dal leader and chief of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, of charges of violating a ``Hukumnama'' (religious edict) issued by the Akal Takht, which prescribed a complete boycott of the members of the Nirankari missions for their ''blasphemous'' activities.
6/25/1999 PSCB emerged men's and women's champions in the inter-institutional table tennis in Gandhidham.
6/25/2000 India lifts the Asia Cup sub-junior hockey championship in Kuala Lumpur.
6/25/2000 The Government agrees to the bifurcation of the Telecom Ministry.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
8/22/1818Warren Hastings, first Governor General of India (1773-84), died at the age of 85.
2/10/1999P. Gopi Chand (A.P.) and Aparna Popat (Karnataka) won the men's and women's singles titles respectively in the National badminton championship in Delhi.
9/5/1904Bhalchandra Pandharinath Bahirat, editor and expert of Saint literature, was born.
1/27/1904R. P. Kanitkar, veteran writer, nationalist, journalist and editor, was born.
2/16/1982Sibnath Banerjee, great social worker and leader, passed away.
8/4/1997Maharashtra govt. decides against banning Arun Shourie's book ''Worshipping False Gods'' on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
7/1/1856In south, the first line was opened by the Madras Railway Company. It ran between Veyasarpandy and Walajah Road (Arcot), a distance of 63 miles.
11/7/1912Chithira Tirunal Bala Rama Varma, social reformer, was born at Travancore.
3/9/1902Edward Durell Stone, US architect (US Embassy, New Delhi), was born.
1/6/1997Sumita Ghosh (CISF) sets a National junior women's record in the standard rifle 3 position in National shooting.