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Historical Event on 12/31/1966

Bishen Singh Bedi made his Test Cricket debut vs West Indies at Calcutta.

Other Historical Dates and Events
9/26/1931At Lancashire, Gandhi sees textile workers hurt by Indian boycott but says home spinning must go on.
9/30/1999Hindi writer Prof. Prem Shankar and Tamil scholar Ashokamitran selected for K.K. Birla Foundation Fellowships in comparative Indian literature.
6/29/1908Pratapsing Gaekwad, Prince of Baroda, was born.
7/22/1999J. H. Patel, Karnataka Chief Minister, recommends dissolution of the Assembly and the Governor Khurshid Alam Khan accepts it. Earlier Mr. Patel drops eight Ministers including the Deputy Chief Minister Siddharamiah.
3/11/1915Vijay Samuel Hazare, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1946-54), was born in Sangli, Maharashtra.
2/7/1856Wajid Ali Shah, ruler of Oudh, was asked to abdicate by the British Resident on grounds of chronic misrule.
8/9/1997Sonia Gandhi addresses Congress plenary session at Calcutta.
1/8/1890Ramchandra Varma, renowned editor, was born. He also has the credit in making the Hindi Dictionary.
2/8/1959The Report of the Committee of Parliament constituted under Article 344 (4) of the constitution was submitted to the President.
4/13/1851Ganga Ram, great social reformer and an assistant engineer in the Public Works Department, Punjab, was born at Mangtanwala, now in Pakistan.