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Historical Event on 8/29/1926

Ramkrishna Hegde, former Central Cabinet Minister and Chief Minister of Karnataka, was born.

Other Historical Dates and Events
5/2/1981Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar, the architect of modern Himachal Pradesh and an energetic Chief Minister, passed away.
3/29/1942Britain offered dominion status to India after the war if it cooperated now.
2/28/1937Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar discovers the white dwarf maximum mass limit.
9/18/2000President K. R. Narayanan presents the Dada Saheb Phalke award for the year 1999 to film maker Hrishikesh Mukherjee.
9/24/1936It was reported that in the past two weeks over 2 million of India's depressed classes had renounced Hinduism in favor of Christianity.
11/12/1781Nagapatnam of South India was captured by the British troops.
2/20/1968Dr Prafulla Kumar Sen and others performed the first ever heart transplantion in Asia. The operation was performed by the Indian surgeons at K.E.M. Hospital, Bombay.
10/18/1712Jeremias Van Riemsdijk, Governor General of Dutch Indies (1775-77), was born.
11/11/1921Gandhi urges Hindus to remove statue of ex-Viceroy Lord Lawrence.
10/16/1896Govindas Seth, hindi litterateur and politician, was born.