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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/29/1533 Chaitanya Maha Prabhu, vaishnav Sant, passed away. His mortal remains at Puri.(9/7or 29/6).
06/29/1757 Mir Zafar was installed on the throne as the Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orrisa from Murshidabad.
06/29/1857 Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British).
06/29/1864 Dr. Asutosh Mukherjee, great judge, educationist and lawyer of Bengal, was born at Calcutta.
06/29/1873 Micheal Madhusudan Dutta, first Bengali modern poet, died.
06/29/1893 Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, physics, mathematics expert and founder of Indian Statistical Institute, was born at Calcutta.
06/29/1901 Amal Kumar Sarkar, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.
06/29/1908 Pratapsing Gaekwad, Prince of Baroda, was born.
06/29/1909 Pandit Motilal, social reformer and freedom fighter, was born.
06/29/1924 Ezra Laderman, NYC, composer (Jacob & the Indians), was born.
06/29/1966 Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi, famous mathematics expert, died.
06/29/1976 Sandhya Chib, Miss India-Universe (1996), was born.
06/29/1991 A 32-member Left Front cabinet led by Jyoti Basu sworn in in West Bengal.
06/29/1992 Congress (I) nominates K. R. Narayanan for the Vice-Presidentship.
06/29/1993 24 jawans were killed in ambush by NSCN militants in Manipur.
06/29/1997 Anand wins Frankfurt chess classic '97 title in Germany.
06/29/1998 Government decides to grant full statehood for Delhi and create three new States namely Uttaranchal, Vananchal and Chattisgarh.
06/29/1999 An Indian High Commissioner member N. R. Doraiswamy is beaten up by Pakistani intelligence operatives.
06/29/2000 The Election Commission derecognises seven regional parties in some states -- Samata Party in Haryana, Shiv Sena in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and the RJD in Manipur, NTR-Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh, the Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) in Chandigarh, the United Minority Front in Assam and the Haryana Vikas Party in Haryana-- These will remain registered but unrecognised parties.


Other Historical Dates and Events
10/03/1880Sakuntal Sangeet held in Anandodbhav Auditorium in Pune. Annasaheb Kirloskar presented the first musical play in Marathi.
11/28/1998The Congress(I) wins the Assembly elections in Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
11/13/1780Maharaja Ranjit Singh, ""Lion of Punjab"", was born.
12/25/1969India all out for 163 at Madras vs Australia, Ashley Mallett takes 5-91.
08/21/1540Badauni Abdul Kadir, famous Muslim historian, was born.
01/03/1997Government announces setting up of a Central Board for bank frauds.
03/09/1897Fans start calling the team 'Indians' (in 1915 it became official).
12/12/1947Patel's statement in the Parliament, ""Pakistan will get Rs. 750,000,000 from the balance in cash.
10/06/1974Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon, great freedom fighter, barrister, leader, politician, nationalist and member of the Lok Sabha, passed away. He resigned as the defence minister soon after the Chinese aggression.
09/07/1996First phase of J & K Assembly elections.