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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/28/1704 Jacob Mossel, Governor General (Dutch East Indies), was born.
11/28/1890 Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule died. He led a selfless life devoted to the upliftment of the lower classes of the Hindu society. He also started school for girls and for downtroddens and untouchables. He was assissted in education field by his wide Savitri Bai.
11/28/1945 Australia Services draw second Victory Test Cricket vs India at Calcutta.
11/28/1956 Chou En- lai, Chinese Prime Minister, came to India.
11/28/1962 K. C. Dey, well-known famous blind singer of Bengal, died.
11/28/1967 Pandurang Mahadev Bapat ""Senapati Bapat"", revolutionary and social reformer, passed away at the age of 89. He led the famous ""Mulshi Satyagraha"" and played a significant role in the struggle for Samyukta Maharashtra and took part in Goa liberation movement.
11/28/1990 President's rule imposed in Assam. Assembly kept in suspended animation. United Liberation Front of Assam and National Socialist Council of Nagaland banned.
11/28/1990 Union Cabinet approves re-induction of Airbus A-320 in the domestic sector.
11/28/1993 JRD Tata, 89, passed away in Geneva.
11/28/1997 Seven-month-old United Front government, headed by Prime Minister I.K Gujral, bows out of office.
11/28/1998 The Congress(I) wins the Assembly elections in Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
11/28/1999 Senior Awami League leader Mohammed Anwar Sheikh is killed and his wife and daughter-in-law are seriously injured in a militant attack on his house in Kashmir.
11/28/1999 The Vajpayee Government seeks support on major economic issues during the winter session at Parliament.
11/28/2000 Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Communications Minister, launches his political outfit 'Janashakti' at a rally in New Delhi.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
10/26/1961Heavy fighting flared up between India and Communist China in their three-year-old dispute over border lines in the Himalayas. Each side accused the other of initiating the fighting that began along the Tibetan border early in October.
2/3/1984Ravindra Mhatre, great Indian diplomat who was kidnapped in England, was murdered.
5/8/1962Ravindra Bharti University established in West Bengal.
2/28/1951Karsan Devji Ghavri, cricketer (Indian lefty medium pacer early 80s), was born in Rajkot.
5/2/1996Controversial godman Chandraswami arrested and sent to high security Tihar jail on a day's judicial custody by a Delhi court for allegedly cheating NRI businessman Lakhubhai Pathak of $1 lakh in 1983.
10/18/1879Branch of 'Theosophical Panth' established in India.
10/3/1890Laxminarayan Sahu, litterateur, journalist and social reformer, was born.
1/26/1981Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval.
2/1/1855East India Railways were held for formal inauguration; Howrah station was opened.
4/1/1963D.P. Kohli held office as the founder director of Central Bureau of Investigation (C.B.I.) from 1st April, 1963 (to 31st May, 1968). Earlier, he was Inspector-General of Police of the Special Police Establishment.