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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
07/14/1636 Aurangzeb was appointed as Shahjahan by Viceroy of Deccan.
07/14/1656 Guru Har Kishan, the eight Sikh, was born.
07/14/1854 Mahendranath Gupt, follower of Ramkrishna Paramahans, was born.
07/14/1856 Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, great social worker, was born.
07/14/1923 Iqbal Singh Bhatia, great educationist, was born at Kotla Qasim Khan, (Pakistan).
07/14/1928 Bedabrata Barua, educationist, social reformer and politician, was born.
07/14/1942 Britishers Quit India resolution was passed by Congress Working Committee. They demanded departure of British and agreed on passive resistance until India's independence. It was declared on 8th August, 1942 at August Kranti Maidan (Gowalia Tank).
07/14/1946 India grants Siam a 20 year, 3 mil. credit to increase export of Siamese rice.
07/14/1963 Swami Shivanand Saraswati, religious leader, passed away.
07/14/1969 85 persons were killed when a freight train collided with a passanger train near Jaipur.
07/14/1992 The Lok Sabha passes a bill seeking to confer on the President the powers of the Legislature of J&K.
07/14/1994 Veerappan, Sandalwood smuggler, declared 'proclaimed offender'.
07/14/1997 Eleventh Presidential election with K.R.Narayanan and T.N. Seshan as candidates; 732 out of 775 MPs and 3893 out of 4058 MLAs cast their ballots.
07/14/1997 India finishes third in Asian women's weightlifting.
07/14/1998 India is elected chairperson of the World Intellectual Property Organisation's standing panel on information technology in relation to Intellectual Property Rights.
07/14/1999 Arvind Dave is appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.


Other Historical Dates and Events
08/17/1998National Human Rights Commission recommends compulsory registration of marriages in a bid to check child marriages.
01/14/1882Maharshi Raghunath Dhondo Karve, father of Family Planning and Sex Education, was born.
03/04/1996King of Bhutan arrives in India for a three-day state visit.
08/03/1898Udayshankar Bhatt, modern Hindi dramatist, poet and novelist, was born.
11/29/1945Ugoslaviya in Rajshahi was ended.
06/11/1997BSE sensitive index reaches 3927.
07/31/1990Charan Singh Rathi at New Delhi sets record for 20 km W. in 1.25.48\_\_.
10/01/1967Indian Tourist Development Corporation Limited established.
12/04/2000India deports TULF functionary-turned LTTE supporter M.K. Eelavendhan, a Chennai resident for over a decade.
03/05/1868Harishchandra Sakharam Bhatwadekar alias Save Dada, who filmed the felicitation function of Wrangler R. P. Paranjapye, was born. This film was titled as ""The Fresh Indian Regular of Cambridge University."" He was the First Short Documentary Film Maker of India.