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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
05/30/1826 The first Hindi newspaper 'Udant Martand' was published from Calcutta under the Editorship of Pandit Shridhar Shukla.
05/30/1867 Maulana Mohammad Kasim Nanantavi established the famous Islamic educational centre 'Dar- Ul -Ulum' in Devkampa, Uttar Pradesh.
05/30/1887 The 7th Battalion of the Mechanised Infantry Regiment was raised as 37 DOGRAS by Lt. Col V. Rivas at Sialkot.
05/30/1895 Pandurang Sakharam Pisurlekar, great historian in Goa, was born.
05/30/1915 Krishen Behari Lall, Indian Civil Service and Diplomat, was born at Delhi.
05/30/1919 Rabindranath Tagore returned back the honour as a protest against the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
05/30/1950 Devdutta Ramkrishna Bhandarkar, great historian and archaeologist, passed away.
05/30/1952 S.C.Mathur was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 01-07-1955.
05/30/1955 Narayan Malhar Joshi, father of Indian Worker's Movement, passed away.
05/30/1962 69 killed in a bus crash near Ahmedabad.
05/30/1977 Express Train fell into Beki river in Assam killing 44 persons.
05/30/1985 Earthquake in Srinagar.
05/30/1987 Goa becomes the 25th state of India.
05/30/1991 Uma Shankar Dixit (90) passed away.
05/30/1995 Notification issued for the constitution of Jharkhand Autonomous District Council.
05/30/1999 India rejects U.N. offer to send a special envoy to defuse Indo-Pak tensions.


Other Historical Dates and Events
09/28/1909Jairaj, famous film actor, was born. His first film was 'Sparkling Youth' (1930). He was a receipant of Dada Saheb Phalke Award. Some of his films are 'Fight unto Death', 'All for love', 'Bhawani No Bhog', 'Pearl', 'Queen of Faries', 'The Enemy', 'My Hero'.
04/13/1948Bhuvaneshwar became the capital of Orissa.
08/01/1994The Railway passenger insurance scheme comes into force.
03/21/1997Jockey Vasant Shinde retires.
11/05/1998Baba Nagarjun ""Vaidyanath Mishra"" died. He wrote in Hindi, Maithali and Sanskrit. Some of his noted works are ""Patra-Heen- Nagna Gachh"", ""Dukhmochan"", ""Yugdhara"" and ""Sah
05/10/1905Pankaj Malik, music director, was born.
08/18/1896Raghupati Sahay ""Firaq Gorakhpuri"", revolutionary Urdu poet, was born. He was honoured with the highest literary awards, including the Sahitya Academy Award in 1960 and Bharatiya Gyanpeeth Award in 1969. His notable works include ""Ruh-e-Kayenaat (Spirit of Universe, 1945)"" and ""Ramz-O-Kinayaat (Suggestion, 1946)"".
05/12/1459Sun City India founded by Rao in Jodhpur.
01/14/1641United East Indian Company conquers city of Malakka, 7,000 killed.
05/31/1981First developmental launch of SLV-3, Rohini (RS-D1) placed in orbit. It was used for conducting some remote sensing technology studies using a landmark sensor payload.