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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
3/7/1952 Parmahansa Yogananda, great saint, social reformer and writer, died at Los Angles.
3/7/1956 A gigantic steel tube plant opened in Jamshedpur. It was the first of its kind in India.
3/7/1647 Guru Dadaji Konddev, master of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, died.
3/7/1911 Sachchitanand Hiranand Vatsyayan, (Agyeya), modern Hindi literary journalist, freedom fighter and the winner of Jnanpith Award of 1979, was born.
3/7/1921 Kulwant Singh Virk, famous Hindi writer and journalist, was born.
3/7/1934 Nariman Jamshedji Contractor ""Nari Contractor"", cricketer (Indian batsman & captain) was born in Godhra, Gujarat.
3/7/1942 Umesh Narayan Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68), was born in Alibaug, Maharashtra.
3/7/1961 Govind Ballabh Pant passed away. He had served eight years as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was bestowed with Bharat Ratna in 1959.
3/7/1974 T. T. Krishnamachari, former Finance Minister, passed away.
3/7/1987 Sunil Gavaskar becomes the first batsman to score 10,000 test runs in cricket a match against Pakistan at Ahmedabad.
3/7/1994 India and Iran sign three MoU in Tehran.
3/7/1996 Union Cabinet clears decks for extending benefits of reservation to Dalit Christians.
3/7/1998 A. B. Vajpayee is elected leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party.
3/7/1999 22 persons are killed and six injured when an AN-32 transport aircraft of the IAF crashes at Pappankulam near Indira Gandhi International Airport in south-west Delhi.
3/7/2000 A. Madhava Reddy, Andhra Pradesh Panchayati Raj Minister, dies in a landmine blast at Ghatkesar village in Ranga Reddy district.


Other Historical Dates and Events
10/21/1999Madhavrao Scindia becomes the Deputy Leader of Congress (I) in the Lok Sabha.
11/5/1605Accession of Jahangir
11/22/1989Rajindernath, great Indian wicketkeeper 1 Test and 0 runs 0 ct, 4 stp, passed away.
10/17/1999Indian men bagged bronze in the Asian team chess championship in Shenyang.
8/20/1969Varahagiri Venkata Giri was elected President and G. S. Pathak as Vice President of India.
2/19/1997Massive blowout in ONGC oil field at Devarapally, A.P.
10/29/1947Mysore's popular ministry sworn in.
3/22/1977Indira Gandhi-led Indian National Congress party lost the 6th general election of India. She resigned as Pime Minister of India.
5/8/1971Mohinder Singh Gill at Fresno sets record for TJ in 16.79.
7/28/1909Brahmanand Reddi Kasu, politician, was born at Madras.