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Historical Event on 10/5/1997

Kiran Bedi, India's first woman police officer, was awarded the Joseph Beuys prize for her work in reforming the largest prison of the country.

Other Historical Dates and Events
4/15/1946The Kangla Tongbi war memorial built for 221 members Advance Base Depot, who laid down their lives to repulse several waves of Japanese attacks, was erected near a village named Kangla Tongbi at Mile 8 on the Imphal - Dimapur road. It was originally erected from local stone and the main epitaph displayed above is of black Naga stone.
1/14/1773Amstored Lord William Piet, governor, was born.
3/28/1990Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient.
10/20/1752The grateful Wazir induced the emperor to make Badan Singh the 'Raja' with the title of Mahendra, and Suraj Mal the 'Mumar Bahadur' with the title of Rajendra.
6/25/1975President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.
9/4/1888Mahatma Gandhi left for London, England to study Law.
7/13/1950Nehru asks Stalin and Acheson to restore peace in Korea.
11/6/1931Chithira Tirunal Bala Ramavarma, ascended throne and ruled state of Travancore as Maharaja, passed away.
6/21/1930Five hundred were hurt as police charged Bombay mob.
4/30/1999Jessica Lal, model and TV personality, was murdered in a crowded south Delhi restaurant.