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Historical Event on 4/2/1679

Aurangzeb reimposed Jizya Tax to finance the spread of Islam on the Hindus.This Jeziya tax was abolished by Akbar.

Other Historical Dates and Events
9/24/1995Kanpur University renamed as Chhatrapati Shahu University.
8/18/1923Jamshed Khudadaad Irani, cricket wicket-keeper for India during the 1947-48 Australia tour, was born in Karachi.
1/6/1997Sumita Ghosh (CISF) sets a National junior women's record in the standard rifle 3 position in National shooting.
12/4/1910Amar Singh Ladha Nakum, cricketer (dashing Indian all-rounder of thirties), was born at Rajkot.
11/15/1991Import curbs on capital goods relaxed.
8/18/1891Jain Muni Mishrimalji, poet, social reformer and orator, was born at Pali, Rajasthan.
8/8/1967Central government, for the first time since independence, suffered a token defeat in the Lok Sabha.
10/19/1974T. S. Rajamanikkam Pillai, famous Tamil stage artist, died.
5/24/1960Dr. Ida Sophie Schruder, founder of famous 'Vellore Hospital', passed away in Kodaikanal.
12/5/2000Postal staff go on a nationwide indefinite strike which the Government termed as 'illegal'.