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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/26/1888 Narayan Shripad Rajhans (Balgandharv), famous singer and actor, was born.
6/26/1888 Ghanshyam Das Birla, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Pilani.
6/26/1906 M.P. Sivagnanam, famous Tamil writer and social worker, was born at Madras.
6/26/1954 Nehru, Chou En-lai pledge good-neighbor policy at New Delhi.
6/26/1955 Poland and India affirm Panchsheel.
6/26/1975 Chaudhary Charan Singh, freedom fighter and Chief Minister of UP, arrested by British Government.
6/26/1982 First Boeing 707 of Air India `Gaurishankar' was crashed at Sahar Airport (Bombay).
6/26/1983 Five hundred killed or missing as monsoon floods hit the Indian state of Gujarat.
6/26/1991 Sharad Pawar joins Union Cabinet as Defence Minister.
6/26/1992 The Tin Bigha corridor leased to Bangladesh as per the Indo-Bangladesh agreement.
6/26/1995 Madhya Pradesh declared ""Tiger State"" as it homes one sixth of the world's tiger population.
6/26/1997 India declares its chemical weapon stockpiles and storage facilities as part of its obligations as signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention.


Other Historical Dates and Events
10/6/1999INLD-BJP combine wins by big margin in Haryana.
12/14/1968Chaggan Baba (Chagganlal Karamshi Parekh), great social worker and founder of Mahila Griha Udyog and Lijjat Papad, died.
4/1/1855Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's first Bengali primer 'Varnaparichay' was published.
12/11/1926Kamala Kant Pandey was born at Varanasi. He was the first Indian agriculture graduate to win the London Exhibition Scholarship. He was elected fellow of the Linnean Society of London in 1966. In 1975, he made the discovery of a ""revolutionary technique in plant breeding
10/11/1991Resident Editor of Nagpur Times Ramnarayan Dube assassinated.
4/7/1942Anandshankar Bapubhai Dhruv, famous Gujarati expert, Sanskrit Pandit and editor of a monthly magzine, died.
7/1/1955S. P. Kampani, was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 18-07-1957.
2/12/1928Lalit Mohan Sharma, former Chief Justice of Supreme Court, was born.
10/21/1996Japan gets non-permanent seat in Security Council after a contest with India.
6/17/1756Nawab Sira-ud-Daulah attacked on Calcutta with 50,000 soldiers and captured it on June 21.