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Historical Event on 10/14/1998

Prof. Amartya Sen (Indian Nobel Laureates), the economist-philosopher, awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for his contribution to welfare economics.

Other Historical Dates and Events
11/1/1945Narendra Dabholkar, blind faith eradicator (Andhashradhha Nirmulak), was born.
8/4/1979Indian Airlines AVRO-748 crashes in to a hill near Bombay.
5/31/1970Indira Gandhi called for international help as the civil war in Bangladesh, or East Pakistan, had turned two million people into refugees. Many of them were suffering from cholera and smallpox. The authorities of West Pakistan refused to care for them, and India couldn't afford to.
1/8/1956Tryambak Sitaram Karkhanis, founder of 'Maharashtra Drama Group' (Maharashtra Natak Mandali), died.
9/21/1862Venkat Apparao Gurjad, famous Telegu poet, playwright, story writer, critic and social reformer, was born.
3/8/1921Sahir Ludhiyanvi, famous film lyricist, was born.
2/13/1713Farrukh Siyar becomes Emperor of India after capturing Red Fort.
11/30/1999The disinvestment panel headed by G. V. Ramakrishna demits office after the end of its three-year term.
11/2/1889Tyagmurti Goswami Ganeshdutt, social worker, was born at Chiniot in Jhang district, Punjab.
1/2/1754Robert Clive again attacked and annexed Calcutta from Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah.