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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Babur reached to his capital Agra after winning Bengal.
6/25/1658 6th Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb arrested his father Shahjahan and put him in Agra Fort Jail.
6/25/1880 Syed Muhammad Zamin Ali, great educationist, poet, editor, professor, writer and founder-member of the Hindustani Academy, was born at Mustafabad village in the Rae Bareli district of U.P.
6/25/1888 Lord Louis Mountbatten, British politician, was born.
6/25/1900 Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.
6/25/1908 Sucheta Kriplani, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born.
6/25/1922 Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.
6/25/1931 Vishwanath Pratapsing, former Prime Minister of India, was born.
6/25/1932 India played their first official test match on the ground of Lords against England.
6/25/1943 No. 8 Squadron started functioning absorbing the remaining coastal defence flight personnel, and also issued with a vengeance to achieve operational status.
6/25/1945 Lord Vevil talk to the Indian political leaders.
6/25/1975 President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.
6/25/1983 India won 'Prudential World Cup' Cricket Championship held in England after defeating West Indies.
6/25/1992 BJP bags eleven seats in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, Congress (I) secures seven.
6/25/1993 Mahadevan, SBI MD, sacked in the wake of his role in the securities scam.
6/25/1994 Bombay's former underworld don Haji Masthan Mirza passed away.
6/25/1994 Dinsha Pirosha Madan, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, died.
6/25/1996 Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist, ends 74-day repentance fast at Rajghat following assurance from PM Deve Gowda.
6/25/1997 USA & India sign a new bilateral treaty for the extradition of fugitive offenders.
6/25/1998 Sikh high priests exonerate the Akali Dal leader and chief of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, of charges of violating a ``Hukumnama'' (religious edict) issued by the Akal Takht, which prescribed a complete boycott of the members of the Nirankari missions for their ''blasphemous'' activities.
6/25/1999 PSCB emerged men's and women's champions in the inter-institutional table tennis in Gandhidham.
6/25/2000 India lifts the Asia Cup sub-junior hockey championship in Kuala Lumpur.
6/25/2000 The Government agrees to the bifurcation of the Telecom Ministry.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
7/16/1936Venkataraman Subramanya, cricketer (Indian bowler in nine Tests mid-60's, Leg Break Googly, Right Arm), was born in Bangalore.
3/18/1938Shashi Kapoor, famous film producer, director, actor and dramatist, was born in Calcutta. He has made sucessful films like Junoon, Kaliyug, Heat and Dust, etc.
6/24/1969Ted Hecht, actor (Time to Kill, Song of India, Gangster), passed away.
6/30/1966Judge K. Subba Rao became the Chief Justice of India. He held this office till 11/04/1967.
5/10/1981The first day and night cricket match of India was played at the flood-lit ground of the Wilson College Gymkhana (Bombay).
12/30/1947India informs Pakistan and other dominion representatives that it has decided to refer the Kashmir issue to the Security Council under Article 35 of the United Nations Charter.
2/22/1996Madanlal Khurana, Delhi CM, resigns (Hawala scandal).
1/31/1960Milkha Singh at Lahore sets record for 200m in 20.7s.
7/3/1992Avinash Ganesh Mohadikar, journalist and former editor of magzine `Vyapar Udyog', passed away.
2/3/1988INS Chakra was inducted in the Indian Navy when the first Soviet SSN Victor 1 class nuclear propelled submarine and India joined the maritime nuclear powers.