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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
09/08/1972Vijay Singh Chauhan sets record for decathlon by 7378/7306 points at Munich.
09/21/1912Firoz Gandhi, great politician, was born.
06/23/1661Princess Catherine of Portugal wed King of England Charles II. Portugal gave island of Mumbai to England as present. The British got Bombay as dowry from Portugal.
01/05/1957Adintrim Sales Tax Act was introduced and the Central Sales Tax Act of 1956 came into force.
02/07/1856Wajid Ali Shah, ruler of Oudh, was asked to abdicate by the British Resident on grounds of chronic misrule.
05/13/1967Dr. Zakhir Hussain became 3rd President of India. He was the first Muslim President of Indian Union. He held this position till August 24, 1969.
04/20/1971India won Cricket Test Rubber' for the first time after defeating West Indies Cricket Team.
06/25/1922Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.
12/15/1932Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan, Chief Election Commissioner of India, was born.
07/04/2000Volvo's Environmental Prize went to Prof. Amulya K. N. Reddy of India and three others for their work on ''How the world's energy resources can be made to suffice as the population grows''.