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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/30/1759 Alamgir was murdered by his minister Imad-ul-Mulk.
11/30/1858 Jagdish Chandra Bose, botonist and physics expert, was born at Mymensingh (now in Bangladesh).
11/30/1896 Gandhiji sails for South Africa with wife and children.
11/30/1909 Gandhiji reaches South Africa.
11/30/1909 Ramesh Chandra died.
11/30/1915 Venkat Apparao Gurjad, famous Telgu poet, died.
11/30/1920 N. B. Kamat, filmmaker and distributor, was born.
11/30/1974 India, Pakistan decide to end the ten-year trade ban.
11/30/1982 World premier of Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi' held in New Delhi.
11/30/1986 Sikhs hijack bus, killing 24 at Punjab.
11/30/1988 Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed.
11/30/1989 Congress (I) emerges largest party in Lok Sabha by winning 193 seats, Congress (I) rule in Karnataka and Veerendra Patil made the Chief Minister.
11/30/1990 Admiral Laxmi Narayan Ramdas takes over as Chief of Naval Staff.
11/30/1994 Laxmi Menon, former Foreign state minister, died.
11/30/1994 Mrinalini Desai, freedom fighter and famous litterateur, died.
11/30/1995 G. Umapati, filmmaker, died.
11/30/1998 Ghasiram Yadav (74), member of Parliament representing Alawar in Rajasthan and former MLA and Minister in the State, died in Jaipur.
11/30/1998 Sonia Gandhi names Ashok Ghelot and Sheila Dixit as Chief Ministers of Rajasthan and Delhi respectively.
11/30/1999 Prof. M. N. Sromovas, (83), well-known Sociologist in Bangalore, died.
11/30/1999 The disinvestment panel headed by G. V. Ramakrishna demits office after the end of its three-year term.
11/30/2000 Jagdev Singh Talwandi, a former Akali Dal leader, was the unanimous choice as the new SGPC president.
11/30/2000 CBI files fresh cases against JMM MPs Shibu Soren, Simon Marandi and Suraj Mandal on charges of possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.
11/30/2000 Dr. Anil Kakodkar takes charge as Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy.


Other Historical Dates and Events
04/04/1991Gujarat CM Chimanbhai Patel JD (Gujarat)-to contest the elections with poll understanding with Congress (I).
05/20/1965Under the leadership of Commander M. S. Kohli, Indian Trackers concurred Mount Everest. Captain A. S. Chima and Sherpa Nawang Gombu were the first to reach the summit.
12/31/1600Queen Elizabeth I granted its Royal Charter to the 218 Knights and merchants of the City of London who formed the East India Company. The venture failed to achieve its stated objectives -- it made little impression on the Dutch control of the spice trade and could not establish a lasting outpost in the East Indies.
09/15/1953S. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was elected as the first lady President of the eighth session of the United Nations Organisation's (UNO) General Assembly.
02/11/1944Buddhadev Dasgupta, director (Charachar, Grihajuddha), was born.
08/06/1998SriKrishna Commission report was tabled by the Maharashtra government. It was rejected by the ruling alliance whom it heavily indicted.
05/25/1937Munshi Ajmeri passed away.
09/21/1995Rumors that statues of the Hindu god Ganesh were drinking milk spread in New Delhi.
02/10/1803Jagannath Sunkerseth, great social worker, education lover and one of the sculptors of modern Mumbai, was born.
01/29/1976Parliament approves permanent government and censorship of newspapers at New Delhi.