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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Saint Gyaneshwar passed away. (Samadhee).
10/25/1932 Pearless' investment company was established.
10/25/1951 First General Election of India begins.
10/25/1964 First indigenous tank was manufactured in Awdi factory and was named 'Vijayant'.
10/25/1971 National Science and Technology Committee established.
10/25/1980 Sahir Ludhiyanvi, famous Urdu poet, died.
10/25/1983 Technical Cell constituteded with a view to promote the use of official language Hindi on mechanical or electronic devices.
10/25/1989 P. Baiju, Anand Shetty, Arjun Deviah, Ananda Natarajan set a record for India at the 4x100m relay meet in 40.14s at Islamabad.
10/25/1990 JD and BJP withdrew support to Rajasthan and Gujarat governments respectively.
10/25/1990 Captain Sangma, first Chief Minister of Meghalaya, died.
10/25/1995 Narsimha Rao, PM, addresses the 50th anniversary session of the UN.
10/25/1997 180mw Lower Periyar Hydroelectric Project in Kerala commissioned after 13 long years.
10/25/1999 Fixed term for Lok Sabha, Assemblies is under study, said President K R Narayanan in his address to a joint session of Parliament.
10/25/1999 Pramod Mahajan, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, says, ""No objection to Bofors discussion.
10/25/1999 US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson arrives.
10/25/2000 The BJP Legislature Party in UP elects Rajnath Singh its leader.


Other Historical Dates and Events
8/15/1998Golden jubilee celebrations of the Indian Independence ends.
11/15/1982Acharya Vinoba Bhave, great freedom fighter and social reformer, died (88 years) in Pawnar Ashram at Wardha near Nagpur, Maharashtra.
1/1/1934Raju V. Vikram, cricket test umpire for 2 tests from 1984-87, was born at Karnataka.
7/20/1957India's biggest sheet-glass manufacturing factory formally opened in Hazaribagh, Bihar.
4/2/1997Sumita Sinha of Dhanbad, (18 years college girl) became a world record holder when a 3,200 kg Ambassador car passed over her.
3/13/1989The first straw fired thermal power plant was laid in Jakhari village of Punjab.
2/22/1958Maulana Abul Kalam Azad passed away in New Delhi, India. He was a great leader, great orator, revolutionary and fighter for national freedom. Some of his works which are the masterpieces of the Urdu language are ""Ghubari-Khatir"" and Tadhkirah"". He was Minister of Education in the first Indian Government.
8/22/1877Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy, great painter, philosopher, linguist, critic, art researcher in the East, was born at Colombo in Sri Lanka.
1/1/1991Bhanu Pratap Singh, Karnataka Governor, resigns. Goa governor Khurshid Alam Khan appointed in his place.
2/23/19905-member Ministry headed by R. K. Ranbir Singh in Manipur elected.