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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
05/30/1826 The first Hindi newspaper 'Udant Martand' was published from Calcutta under the Editorship of Pandit Shridhar Shukla.
05/30/1867 Maulana Mohammad Kasim Nanantavi established the famous Islamic educational centre 'Dar- Ul -Ulum' in Devkampa, Uttar Pradesh.
05/30/1887 The 7th Battalion of the Mechanised Infantry Regiment was raised as 37 DOGRAS by Lt. Col V. Rivas at Sialkot.
05/30/1895 Pandurang Sakharam Pisurlekar, great historian in Goa, was born.
05/30/1915 Krishen Behari Lall, Indian Civil Service and Diplomat, was born at Delhi.
05/30/1919 Rabindranath Tagore returned back the honour as a protest against the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
05/30/1950 Devdutta Ramkrishna Bhandarkar, great historian and archaeologist, passed away.
05/30/1952 S.C.Mathur was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 01-07-1955.
05/30/1955 Narayan Malhar Joshi, father of Indian Worker's Movement, passed away.
05/30/1962 69 killed in a bus crash near Ahmedabad.
05/30/1977 Express Train fell into Beki river in Assam killing 44 persons.
05/30/1985 Earthquake in Srinagar.
05/30/1987 Goa becomes the 25th state of India.
05/30/1991 Uma Shankar Dixit (90) passed away.
05/30/1995 Notification issued for the constitution of Jharkhand Autonomous District Council.
05/30/1999 India rejects U.N. offer to send a special envoy to defuse Indo-Pak tensions.


Other Historical Dates and Events
09/04/1990Congress (I) opposes the Prasar Bharati Bill in the Rajya Sabha saying the party wants the bill to be sent to a select committee.
04/21/1990The first indigenously built missile cruiser boat, 'Vibhuti', was inaugurated and launched.
10/15/1921Suryanarayannamurty Rebbapragada, social reformer, college principal and journalist, was born at Rajahmundry in A.P.
11/25/1997Election Commission de-recognises Janata Party and Congress (Tiwari) as national parties and de-recognises Pattali Makkal Katchi in Tamil Nadu, J & K Panthers Party and J & K People's Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Congress (Socialist) in Kerala and Manipur and Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in Tamil Nadu. Pattali Makkal Katchi will continue to be recognised as State party in Pondicherry.
02/21/1990The Bombay Sappers join the club of the select few, who received colours from the President of India (21-2-90).
01/22/1973Swami Ramanand Tirth, politician and educationalist, passed away.
02/27/1912Vishnu Waman Shirwadkar 'Kusumagraj', great Marathi poet, play-wright, novelist and Bhartiya Gyanpeeth Awardee, was born.
11/08/2000India wins the men's team title in the World Carrom championship in New Delhi.
08/08/1911Following the end of a heavy monsoon, parts of India were hit by a cholera epidemic.
05/14/1960The first plane of India flew upto New York.