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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/26/1614 Jahangir captured Mewar from Rana Amar Singh. A treaty was signed. In the Mughal court, Rana and his son were treated with exceptional courtesy.
7/26/1844 Gooroodas Banerjee was born in Calcutta. He was a Judge of Calcutta High Court.
7/26/1874 Rajarshi Shahu Chhatrapati, great revolutionary freedom fighter and social reformer, was born.
7/26/1891 Rajendralal Mitra (Raja), famous Bengali ancient researcher, passed away.
7/26/1910 Unrest flares up in the Deccan region of India. Demand grows for self-determination.
7/26/1922 Girilal Jain, famous journalist and editor, was born.
7/26/1923 Mukeshchandra Mathur, famous playback singer, was born.
7/26/1927 Gulabrai Sipahahimalani Ramchand, cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India), was born in Karachi.
7/26/1933 Gandhiji went back to Sabarmati Ashram after his release from jail.
7/26/1956 Godavarish Mishra, famous Oriya poet, playwright and essay writer, died.
7/26/1975 Anti-government demonstrations held in Gujarat, defying the emergency law prohibiting such demonstrations.
7/26/1991 Indian, UN Observer Mission in El Salvador joined (ONUSAL from Jul 1991 To Apr 1995).
7/26/1991 Tamil Nadu and Karnataka observe bandh over Cauvery water issue.
7/26/1993 Swami Chinmayananda is named 1992 Hindu of the Year for a lifetime of dynamic service to Sanatana Dharma worldwide. He attained 'mahasamadhi' on July 26 at age 77.
7/26/1994 Government rejects JPC report on securities scandal.
7/26/2000 The Centre imposes a ban on employing children belowing 14 years as domestic servants by all Government employees in the All India services at the insistence of the NHRC.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
8/4/1997Nilesh Kulkarni becomes the first Indian to take a wicket with his first ball in Test Cricket (Colombo).
11/13/1901War Secretary Brodrick claimed that Boers were killing natives in large numbers. He intended to withdraw troops from India to fight in S. Africa at London.
6/11/1997BSE sensitive index reaches 3927.
2/23/1932The N. W. Frontier province is created.
11/28/1990Union Cabinet approves re-induction of Airbus A-320 in the domestic sector.
2/2/1952India won first cricket Test Match at Chepauk Stadium, Madras.
10/1/1904Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan Nambiar "A.K.Gopalan" was born in Cannanore district, north Kerala. He was a freedom fighter and leader of communist movement in Keral
11/8/1965Bashiruddin Ahmad, religious leader and litterateur, passed away.
12/28/1907Vitthal Narayan Kothiwale, great author, was born at Garoth (Malva).
4/6/1968Indira Gandhi,PM, inaugurated the construction of Bokaro Steel Plant.