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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/25/1529 Babur reached to his capital Agra after winning Bengal.
06/25/1658 6th Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb arrested his father Shahjahan and put him in Agra Fort Jail.
06/25/1880 Syed Muhammad Zamin Ali, great educationist, poet, editor, professor, writer and founder-member of the Hindustani Academy, was born at Mustafabad village in the Rae Bareli district of U.P.
06/25/1888 Lord Louis Mountbatten, British politician, was born.
06/25/1900 Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.
06/25/1908 Sucheta Kriplani, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born.
06/25/1922 Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.
06/25/1931 Vishwanath Pratapsing, former Prime Minister of India, was born.
06/25/1932 India played their first official test match on the ground of Lords against England.
06/25/1943 No. 8 Squadron started functioning absorbing the remaining coastal defence flight personnel, and also issued with a vengeance to achieve operational status.
06/25/1945 Lord Vevil talk to the Indian political leaders.
06/25/1975 President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.
06/25/1983 India won 'Prudential World Cup' Cricket Championship held in England after defeating West Indies.
06/25/1992 BJP bags eleven seats in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, Congress (I) secures seven.
06/25/1993 Mahadevan, SBI MD, sacked in the wake of his role in the securities scam.
06/25/1994 Bombay's former underworld don Haji Masthan Mirza passed away.
06/25/1994 Dinsha Pirosha Madan, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, died.
06/25/1996 Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist, ends 74-day repentance fast at Rajghat following assurance from PM Deve Gowda.
06/25/1997 USA & India sign a new bilateral treaty for the extradition of fugitive offenders.
06/25/1998 Sikh high priests exonerate the Akali Dal leader and chief of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, of charges of violating a ``Hukumnama'' (religious edict) issued by the Akal Takht, which prescribed a complete boycott of the members of the Nirankari missions for their ''blasphemous'' activities.
06/25/1999 PSCB emerged men's and women's champions in the inter-institutional table tennis in Gandhidham.
06/25/2000 India lifts the Asia Cup sub-junior hockey championship in Kuala Lumpur.
06/25/2000 The Government agrees to the bifurcation of the Telecom Ministry.


Other Historical Dates and Events
08/28/1976Second World Hindi Conference held in Mauritius.
09/11/1911Amarnath Lala, right-hand Indian all-rounder of 30s and 40s, was born at Lahore in Pakistan. He was awarded with Padma Bhushan in 1991.
12/01/1989A 13-member Sikkim Sangram Parishad Ministry headed by Nar Bahadur Bhandari assumes office in Sikkim.
12/04/1992RBI devalues Rupee by 1.18% against the US dollar. India emerges overall champions with 10 golds; 8 silver and 14 bronzes in the 4th Asian Junior Athletic meet in New Delhi.
11/10/1909Gandhiji replies to Tolstoy, sends his biography by Doke.
12/20/1999Win Chadha ready to come to India to face trial in the Bofors case.
06/27/1894Chhaganbapa (Chhaganlal Karamshi Parekh), great social worker, was born.
12/11/1931Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh ""Osho"", guru of the rich, was born.
08/01/1988Air Chief Marshal Surinder Kumar Mehra PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC., became the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. He was in this office till 31/July/1991.
06/02/1993Kurla-Kochi Express rams into goods train near Jolarpet in which 22 were killed and 100 injured.