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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
10/03/1831 Britishers captured Mysore.
10/03/1880 Sakuntal Sangeet held in Anandodbhav Auditorium in Pune. Annasaheb Kirloskar presented the first musical play in Marathi.
10/03/1890 Laxminarayan Sahu, litterateur, journalist and social reformer, was born.
10/03/1903 Swami Ramanand Tirth, politician and educationist, was born.
10/03/1906 Govind Vinayak Devansthali, Sanskrit researcher, dictionary creator, professor and journalist, was born in Bombay.
10/03/1907 Mansukhlal Maganlal Zaveri, famous Gujrati poet and critic, was born.
10/03/1913 Sudangsu Abinash Banerjee, 'Montu', cricketer, (5 wickets, 1 test vs West Indies) was born in Calcutta.
10/03/1950 India protests U.N. troops' crossing of 38th parallel in New York.
10/03/1957 Republican Party of India established.
10/03/1977 Indira Gandhi arrested on charges of official corruption in New Delhi.
10/03/1978 Dr. Subhas Mukhopadhyay claimed the credit of India's first and the birth of world's second test-tube baby Durga Agrawal, who was born in Belle Vue Nursing Home in Calcutta.
10/03/1984 India's longest distance train Himsagar Express (from Jammu Tavi to Kanya Kumari) was first flagged.
10/03/1985 Morocco breaks diplomatic relations with India after New Delhi announced its recognition of the Saharwi Arab Democratic Republic.
10/03/1988 Lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh after 30 months of being held captive.
10/03/1991 Ganpatrao Tapase, former Governor of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, died.
10/03/1992 Geet Sethi beats holder Mike Russel of Britain (2529-718) to become the first Indian to win the World Professional Billiards championship in Bombay.
10/03/1994 Bhushan Tiwari, famous Hindi film actor of yesteryears, died.
10/03/1996 National Conference swept back to power in J & K with a landslide victory.
10/03/1996 Second phase of UP polling.
10/03/1997 Devi Lal floats a new party 'Haryana Lok Dal'.
10/03/1997 Financial and operational autonomy to be given to 97 profit-making public sector enterprises ('mini-ratnas') other than the navaratnas.
10/03/1999 Insp N Gojen Singh won a 'silver' medal in 10,000 m. race and 6th position in 5,000 m. race in the 8th Asian Junior Athletic Championship ( International Level) held at Singapore.
10/03/1999 India finished with seven silver and four bronze medals in the Asian Junior Athletic Championship in Singapore.
10/03/2000 India and Russia sign a declaration on strategic partnership.
10/03/2000 Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee buys peace with the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee by agreeing to a partial rollback of the hike in prices of petroleum products.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
06/14/1997Rajya Sabha chairman recognises split in AIADMK parliamentary party and designates Jayalalitha-led AIADMK as AIADMK(I) and Thirunavukkarasu group as AIADMK(II).
01/12/1992Kumar Gandharva (Shivputra Siddharamaiya Komkali), famous Classical singer, passed away at the age of 67.
02/03/1977Government relaxes rules of Emergency to permit normal political activity and electioneering.
03/24/1977Ban on RSS and 26 other organisations lifted.
06/13/1992Security scam: assets of three SBI officials attached.
05/10/198559 were killed and 150 wounded in Sikh attacks.
03/21/1957India's national calender came into force.
04/22/1958Admiral R. T. Katari was appointed as the first Indian Chief of the Naval Staff.
05/24/1956Gautam Buddha's 2500th birth anniversary was celebrated.
12/20/1999The Government rejects underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's conditional offer to surrender.