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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Buhlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan of Lodi tribe, marched down upon Delhi.
4/19/1910 Anant Laxman Kanhere, revolutionary, was hanged.
4/19/1950 Shyama Prasad Mukherji resigned. He was the first Minister of Central Cabinet.
4/19/1960 Meeting of Afro-Asian Conference at New Delhi.
4/19/1975 First Indian Satellite ''Aryabhata'' launched. The Satellite provided technological experience in building and operating a satellite system. It was launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos.
4/19/1976 Maharshi Dayanand University established in Haryana.
4/19/1976 Indira Gandhi proposes a resumption of ties with Pakistan in New Delhi.
4/19/1981 Indira Gandhi,Prime Minister, inaugurated `Maharashtra Vidhanbhavan'.
4/19/1993 Sanjay Dutt, film star, was held under TADA for possessing an AK-56 rifle.
4/19/1994 Rajindersing Sparo, first awardee of `Mahavir Chakra' and former Chief Minister of Punjab Major General, passed away.
4/19/1995 Gopala Ramanujam,Goa Governor, takes up additional charge of Kerala.
4/19/1995 Rajendra Kumari Bajpai appointed the Lt. Governor of Pondichery.
4/19/1996 AIDS deleted from the list of contagious diseases in the Railway Act of 1989.
4/19/1997 I.K. Gujral, External Affairs Minister, chosen leader of United Front in place of Deve Gowda.
4/19/1998 Kottayam in Kerala becomes the first district in India to complete computerisation of the talluk offices connecting them with the district headquarters.
4/19/1998 Jayalalitha, AIADMK leader, demands that all ''tainted leaders'' be dropped by the Vajpayee Government or that Sedapatti R. Muthiah be taken back.


Other Historical Dates and Events
6/10/1928Papan Ramchand Panjabi, cricket test umpire for 7 tests from 1978-81, was born in Mumbai.
12/16/2000Kalyan Banerjee becomes the first Indian to head the Rotary Foundation, one of the richest bodies of the Rotary International.
11/2/1897Sohrab Meharwanji Modi, theatre and film producer, director and actor, was born.
11/15/1830Ram Mohun Roy sailed for England. He was the first Indian Brahmin (then 'Brahmo') to go to England.
10/19/1921Pandurangshastri Athvle, founder of 'Swadhyay Pariwar', was born.
6/11/1984574 Sikh army deserters arrested.
9/20/1996Arunachal Chief Minister Apang resigns and forms new party Arunachal Congress.
7/1/1984Ravishankar Maharaj, freedom fighter and national leader of the country, died at the age of 101.
1/22/1986Satwant Singh, Balbir Singh and Kehar Singh, all sikhs, were sentenced to death for the assassination of India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
11/8/1966Rameshwari Nehru, freedom fighter and social worker, died at 80 years in New Delhi. She founded ""Stree-Darpan"" Magazine in 1909 and was president of ""Indian Women Association"". She had received Lenin Peace Prize in 1961 for her humanitarian services for upliftment of the down