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Historical Event on 7/24/1998

India signs a deal with Russia for purchasing the aircraft-carrier.

Other Historical Dates and Events
4/24/1942Shri Dinanath Mangeshkar, famous Marathi singer, nationalist, musician and actor, passed away at the age of 41.
7/29/1901Rudyard Kipling, the renowned author of stories and poems about colonial India and an unofficial spokesman for the British Empire, joined the rising chorus of criticism in regard to Britain's conduct in the increasingly unpopular Boer War.
1/10/199627th International Film Festival of India begins in New Delhi.
8/13/1956National Highways Act was approved by the Parliament of India.
2/15/1967Fourth General Election of Lok Sabha begins.
4/17/1975Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, India's second president, died at Madras.
12/30/1865Rudyard Kipling, famous English litterateur and author (Jungle Book, Gunga Din-Nobel 1907), was born in Bombay.
7/16/1959Suhridkumar Roy, famous geologist, died.
1/5/1982C. Ramchandra (Chitalkar), famous music director, died.
1/5/1982Zahir Al-Din Muhammad Babur Shah (1526-30), prince and founder of Mughal dynasty in India, was born.