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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/11/1630 Rezabeebeth Sookeas Begum passed away.
7/11/1832 British Parliament finally rejected to remove the appeal of Hindus puritans against Sutee abolition, as demanded by tradional orthodox Indians.
7/11/1882 Baba Kanshi Ram, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Dada Siba village, Tehsil Dehra District, Kangra.
7/11/1897 Sibnath Banerjee, great social worker, freedom fighter and leader, was born in village Brahman Rangdia, Khulna district.
7/11/1924 Moslem-Hindu rebellion in Delhi.
7/11/1953 Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was born in Mumbai (Mahatrahtra).
7/11/1957 Aga Sultan Sir Muhammad (1877-1957), Aga Khan III, spritual leader of Ismaeli Muhammedans, passed away. He worked for Britian in the WW I & II. Aga Khan was extremly rich, he once had himself weighed against a sack of diamonds belonging to him. He was also one among those who formed the Muslim League.
7/11/1964 M C Chagla, Union Minister of Education, turns the first sod for the foundation of the 4 ft tunnel.
7/11/1973 India frees 438 Pakistani prisoners on medical grounds.
7/11/1979 The Lok Sabha commenced a four-day debate on the no-confidence motion against the 21-month-old Janata Government.
7/11/1980 Ebbie Kodiat, Soccer(Football) player, was born in Kuwait.
7/11/1994 Delhi IG (prisons) Kiran Bedi wins Magsaysay Award for public service.
7/11/1997 Ten persons were killed as police opened fire on Dalit mob which attacked vehicles in protest against desecration of Ambedkar bust in Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in north-east Mumbai.
7/11/1998 Indians bag a silver and a bronze at the International Physics Olympiad in Reykjavik.
7/11/1998 The Government reduces customs duty on edible oils under the Open General Licence from 20 to 10 per cent.
7/11/2000 Amrita Pritam, noted litterateur, honoured with the highest award for Punjabi literature for the century:""Shatabdi Samman"".


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/24/1998India signs a deal with Russia for purchasing the aircraft-carrier.
1/10/1888Marathas were defeated in the third and last war against the British at Rampura.
2/17/1618First English Ambassador Sir Thomas Roe returned to England after meeting Emperor Jahangir in his court.
5/11/1987President's rule imposed in Punjab.
7/4/1997Centre frees from its control nine top public sector undertakings, accounting for over Rs. 10,000 crore profits annually, to become global giants by providing them full financial and operational autonomy. This included newsprint and paper from licensing controls.
5/20/1991A. S. L. V. was launched.
8/29/1974Lokdal Party established under the presidency of Chaudhary Charansingh.
4/3/1956Nehru announces that troops have been sent to control Naga tribal people in the Burmese border area, who are asking for a separate state.
4/19/1960Meeting of Afro-Asian Conference at New Delhi.
6/22/1994L. V. Prasad, father of South Indian film industry, died.