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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/21/1862 Ganendra Mohan Tagore was the first Indian to get the Barrister-at-Law Degree after passing the examination from Lincoln Inn University.
6/21/1906 Vyomeshchandra Banerjee, first president of All India Congress, passed away.
6/21/1930 Five hundred were hurt as police charged Bombay mob.
6/21/1940 Keshavrao Baliram Hedgewar, politician and founder of Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh (RSS), passed away.
6/21/1940 Mughal army defeated Rana Pratapsingh in the battle of Haldighat.
6/21/1814 Gilbert Aliat Minto, Governor General of East Indian Company, died.
6/21/1941 Chakravorty Rajgopalachari became the First Indian Governor General of India.
6/21/1948 C. Rajagopalachari was appointed the first Indian Governor General of Indian union (21/06/1948-25/01/1950). After January 25, 1950, this post was abolished.
6/21/1988 Sikh activist bombers kill 30 in Amritsar.
6/21/1991 P. V. Narasimha Rao was sworn in as the ninth Prime Minister of India. He reimained in this office till May 16, 1996. He formed a 54-member ministry in the 10th Parliament.
6/21/1994 The Janata Dal splits again, 14 of its 39 Lok Sabha members seek separate seats as a group.
6/21/1997 Sethi claims sixth National billiards crown in Bangalore.
6/21/1998 India and Russia sign a $2.5-billion deal to set up a nuclear power station at Koodankulam in Tamil Nadu.
6/21/1999 Leander Paes was seeded number one in double's ranking. This was his highest double ranking.


Other Historical Dates and Events
8/18/1920Harbhajan Singh, educationist and writer, was born at Lumding.
1/23/1664Shahaji Raje died in an accident.
12/11/1991The centre notifies the interim order of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal directing Karnataka to release 205 tmc ft of water to Tamil Nadu.
4/2/1992Agajan Baig (Aga), famous Hindi film actor, passed away.
12/16/1924Nissim Ezekiel, educationist and author, was born.
10/10/1756Clive sailed from Madras, to capture Calcutta, with a large naval fleet consisting of 900 European and 1500 Indian soldiers along with 5 battle ships, and 5 other vessels.
6/27/1966D. S. Joshi was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 31-12-1968.
5/31/1998India rejects mediation on issues with Pakistan, reiterates its commitment to address outstanding issues bilaterally.
2/2/1917Maharshi Vinayak Ramchandra Patwardhan (Annasaheb), collegue of Lokmanya Tilak, passed away.
4/15/1932Suresh Shridhar Bhat, famous poet, was born.