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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
10/04/1847 Pratapsingh Bhosle, Maratha King, died.
10/04/1857 Shyamji Krishna Varma, freedom fighter, nationalist and patriot, was born at Mandvi village, Gujarat.
10/04/1907 Riots in Calcutta.
10/04/1953 India elected to the UN Trusteeship Council.
10/04/1972 Raman Vijayan, Indian soccer (Football) player, was born in Kandramanikam at Pasumpon, Tamil Nadu.
10/04/1974 India in apartheid protest refuses to play South Africa in Davis Cup finals.
10/04/1977 Atal Bihari Vajpayee, External Affairs Minister of India, addressed the UNO General Assembly in Hindi language.
10/04/1977 Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister, was released off the charges of corruption.
10/04/1986 Helicoptor Corporation of India established.
10/04/1992 D. M. Sutar, freedom fighter and senior journalist, died.
10/04/1993 PM surveys the quake-hit villages and sanctioned Rs. 50 crore.
10/04/1996 Delhi court issues non-bailable warrant against PVN Rao and three others in the St. Kitts forgery case.
10/04/1997 Indian National Satellite (INSAT-2D), fourth satellite in INSAT-2 series, became inoperable due to power bus anomaly. This satellite had capabilities such as mobile satellite service, business communication and television outreach beyond Indian boundaries.
10/04/1997 J & K Assembly passed the Ladakh Hill Council Bill.
10/04/1997 Two top executives of Turkish firm 'Karsan', accused in Rs. 133 crore urea import scam case, were remanded to police custody.
10/04/1999 Rest of India won the Zal Irani Trophy in Bangalore.
10/04/1999 Kerala High Court orders Election Commission to booth-wise counting. The EC is likely to move the Supreme Court against this order.
10/04/2000 Kashmir has been the cause of tensions between India and Pakistan and foreign interference should be stopped,'' said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the joint session of both the Houses of Parliament.


Other Historical Dates and Events
03/29/1849Maharaj Dulip Singh left the throne of Punjab that once belonged to his late father Ranjit Singh and was then occupied by the East India Company. The Britishers had captured it after defeating the Sikh Army at Amritsar.
04/12/1799The Church Missionary Society was organized in London under the original name of the Society for Missions in Africa and the East. This Anglican missions agency currently works in fields located in Africa, Ceylon, India, Pakistan, Iran and Palestine.
06/22/1995India and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) sign MOU enabling them to visit suspected militants and persons in detention centres only under humanitarian consideration.
09/06/1995New broad gauge train ""Palace on Wheels"" started between Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
10/06/1997International Commodity Exchange Division of the India Pepper and Spice Trade Association in Kochi opened.
10/10/1995G. R Khairnar, the high profile suspended Deputy Municipal Commissioner of Bombay, was reinstated.
07/13/1990Union Ministers Arun Nehru, Arif Mohammed Khan and Satpal Malik submitted their resignation in protest against O.P.Chautala's taking over as CM of Haryana.
10/11/1996Supreme Court ruling on change of venue of Rao's trial.
06/30/1968Makhanlal Chaturvedi, famous journalist and litterateur, passed away.
06/04/1932Mahendranath Gupt, follower of Ramkrishna Paramhans, passed away.