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Historical Event on 6/30/1968

Makhanlal Chaturvedi, famous journalist and litterateur, passed away.

Other Historical Dates and Events
9/27/2000Venus Williams of USA claims the women's gold in the tennis event in the Sydney Olympics.
8/26/1947Nawab of Bhopal announced accession of the Bhopal state to the Indian Dominion.
9/12/1961Nalin Vilochan Sharma, great Hindi critic, died.
10/14/1998Prof. Amartya Sen (Indian Nobel Laureates), the economist-philosopher, awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for his contribution to welfare economics.
5/13/1648Redfort construction was completed
6/23/1920Kesri Jagannathrao Joshi, senior leader of Janata Party in Karnataka, was born.
11/5/1907Special commissioner appointed to deal with famine conditions.
5/15/1958Gift Tax Act was introduced.
3/12/1967Indira Gandhi became Prime Minister of India for the second time after winning the General Elections.
7/17/1937Delhi-Calcutta Express Train derailed near Patna killing 95.