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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
12/21/1911Central Bank of India established.
9/27/1977Sanjiva Reddy was elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Government revokes the external emergency promulgated on December 3, 1971.
10/23/1999V. P. Singh, former Prime Minister, tops the list of star witnesses in Bofors case.
4/26/1995Indian Newspaper Society (INS) calls off stir plans following Government conceding a major demand of the newspaper industry by putting newsprint on the Open General Licence (OGL) and abolish the condition requiring newspapers to buy two tonnes of indigenous newsprint in order to import one tonne.
1/12/1757Captain Eyre Coote from the Portuguese was captured in Bandel.
5/5/1932Prabhatkumar Mukhopadhyay, famous Bengali short story writer and novelist, passed away.
4/3/1984Bombay beat Delhi on first innings to win the Ranji Trophy.
5/12/1915Rash Behari Bose, revolutionary leader, left India by boarding a Japanese steamer ''Sanuki Maru'' under assumed name of P. N. Tagore to dodge the British forces.
12/14/1990Vijay Karan became the director of Central Bureau of Investigation (till 01/06/92).
6/25/1992BJP bags eleven seats in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, Congress (I) secures seven.