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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/10/1246 Allauddin Masood Shah, Sultan of Dehli, was thrown off the throne.
06/10/1832 Edwin Arnold, English writer (Light of India), was born.
06/10/1833 Azad Muhammad Jussain, Urdu poet and educationalist, was born.
06/10/1888 Balraj Bhalla, revolutionary, was born.
06/10/1890 Sunday introduced as a weekly holiday.
06/10/1891 Gandhiji called to the Bar.
06/10/1900 Jayantnath Chaudhary, former General of Indian Army General, was born.
06/10/1908 Mary Clubwala Jadhav, politician and social worker, was born.
06/10/1928 Papan Ramchand Panjabi, cricket test umpire for 7 tests from 1978-81, was born in Mumbai.
06/10/1942 77 Mountain Brigade was raised at Sagar, Madhya Pradesh.
06/10/1946 Gandhiji refused to enthuse over allied victory as it was not a ""victory of truth over false-hood"".
06/10/1955 Prakash Padukone, internationally famous Badminton player, was born.
06/10/1957 Bhai Vir Singh, great Punjabi poet, novelist, social reformer, musician, humanitarian and Padma Bhushan awardee, died.
06/10/1959 Tyagmurti Goswami Ganeshdutt, social worker, died near Hardwar.
06/10/1966 MIG aeroplanes were designed at Nashik.
06/10/1984 Top army commander killed in Bihar; Sikh troops desert unit.
06/10/1987 Jeevan, famous Hindi film actor, died.
06/10/1997 Three Indians - Kumaramangalam Birla, Ratan Tata and Dhirubhai Ambani - figure in the list of Asia's top 100 super rich.
06/10/1997 18 persons were killed and 10 wounded by suspected National Liberation Front of Tripura militants at Thalchhara near Agartala.


Other Historical Dates and Events
04/01/1963Delhi Special Police Establishment acquired its popular current name Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) through a Home Ministry resolution passed.
05/10/1982Karnataka Kranti Ranga led by Devaraj Urs comes into being.
10/05/1868Laxmi Narayan Barua, Assamia novelist, was born.
06/28/1993A multi-millionaire industrialist, main financier of smuggler Veerappan,and 6 Veerappan-men arrested.
08/09/1902King Edward VII was crowned the emperor of Great Britain at Westminster Abbey after the death of his mother Queen Victoria. Earlier, he had held a grand function in which nearly 4,56,000 invitees celebrated this royal feast.
06/28/1857Nana Sahib proclaimed himself as the Peshwa and called for the total extermination of the British power of India at Bithoor.
06/01/1947Balbhimraj Gore, litterateur and Hindi critic, was born.
05/05/1906Ursula Jeans, actress (I Lived With You, Over the Moon), was born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
06/04/1972First Environment Day.
03/29/1996SC asks All India Indira Congress to modify its name as All Indira Congress (Tiwari).