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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
09/27/1703 More than 8,000 people died in a cyclone in England.
09/27/1760 Mir Zafar was deposed and his son-in-law Mir Kasim became the Nawab of Bengal. He ruled till July 7, 1763.
09/27/1833 Raja Rammohan Roy, great social reformer, lawyer and politician passed away at Stapleton Grove in England.
09/27/1856 Pratap Narayan Mishra, Hindi writer, was born. He is one of the pioneers of mordern Hindi language.
09/27/1873 Vithalbhai Patel, great freedom fighter, social worker, nationalist leader, politician and President of the Central Assembly, was born at Karmasad, Gujarat.
09/27/1907 Bhagat Singh, the legendary revolutionary, was born at Banga in West Punjab, Layalpur now in Pakistan.
09/27/1908 Shiv Verma, great soldier, was born.
09/27/1925 Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh was established.
09/27/1958 Mihir Sen becomes the first Indian to cross the English Channel from Dover to Calais.
09/27/1972 Shri Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, prolific author and first librarian of the University of Madras, passed away at the age of 80 at Bangalore.
09/27/1974 Pankaj Dharmani, Indian ODI batsman (1997), was born.
09/27/1977 Sanjiva Reddy was elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Government revokes the external emergency promulgated on December 3, 1971.
09/27/1989 The second test launching of India's surface-to-surface missile, 'Prithvi', from Sri Harikota was successful.
09/27/1989 Hemanta Kumar Mukherjee, noted playback singer and music director, died.
09/27/1990 Kabita Garari sets record for 10 Km W (Women) in 48.10 at Beijing Asian Games.
09/27/1993 Daily newspaper of Marathi Language ""Samna"" started its publication at Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad).
09/27/1995 Cellular phone service operates for the first time in Delhi.
09/27/1995 73 people died in a coal mine accident in Gaslitand in Dhanbad district, Bihar, when flood water leaked into the mine.
09/27/1999 Harshad Mehta and three others are convicted for misappropriating surplus funds of the Maruti Udyog Ltd.
09/27/2000 Gurucharan Singh goes down fighting to Andri Fedtchouk of Ukraine in the 81 Kg bout of the Olympics boxing.
09/27/2000 The Union Cabinet decides to increase the number of Padma series of awards for excellence in different fields of activities from 60 to 100.
09/27/2000 Venus Williams of USA claims the women's gold in the tennis event in the Sydney Olympics.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
06/03/1890Baburao Painter (Baburao Krishnaji Meshri), famous painter, sculptor, film producer and director, was born.
04/19/1995Rajendra Kumari Bajpai appointed the Lt. Governor of Pondichery.
05/27/1948The trial of nine men accused of assassination of Gandhi before a special court judge at the Red Fort. The trial ended on 30th Dec.
02/22/1977Emergency and 'MISSA' laws were cancelled.
01/03/1987Arvind Deshpande, famous actor, died.
10/06/1999Suraj Bhan sworn in Governor of Bihar.
10/05/1990Dr. Rajkumar Varma, famous Hindi journalist and playwright, died.
08/06/1998The Maharashtra Government rejects the Srikrishna Commission findings on the 1992-93 communal riots and the serial blasts in Mumbai, but agrees to act on the panel's suggestions to refurbish the police force.
09/17/1924Popati Ramchand Hiranandani, famous Hindi writer, was born at Hyderabad in Sind.
04/28/1936Abdul Rashid 'Fida' (Kishtwari), great poet, was born.