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Historical Event on 6/5/1659

Dara Shukoh celebrated his coronation at Deorai after the final defeat.

Other Historical Dates and Events
12/13/2000Vijay Samuel Hazare, former Indian cricket captain, becomes the first recipient of the 'Castrol Lifetime Achievement award'.
10/2/1971Gandhi Sadan was handed over to the nation.
8/14/1998The Government transferred Revenue Secretary N. K. Singh and Finance Secretary Montek Singh Ahluwalia.
7/7/1948Damodar Valley Corporation, first public corporation, was established.
10/9/2000The Reserve Bank of India issued bank notes in the denomination of Rs.1000 in the Mahatma Gandhi series bearing the leader's portrait in the watermark and signature of Dr. Bimal Jalan, Governor of the RBI. The length of the note is 177 mm and the width is 73 mm. The notes are printed in a combination of offset and intaglio processes. This is the first note with intaglio printing on it.
12/30/1953The Untouchability (Offences) Bill published in the Gazette of India.
4/11/1999Chetan Baboor and Poulomi Ghatak won the men's and women's titles resp. in the India Cup table tennis in Mumbai.
6/17/1991Bharat Ratna, India's highest award, was given to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (Posthumous) (1875-1950).
7/11/1957Aga Sultan Sir Muhammad (1877-1957), Aga Khan III, spritual leader of Ismaeli Muhammedans, passed away. He worked for Britian in the WW I & II. Aga Khan was extremly rich, he once had himself weighed against a sack of diamonds belonging to him. He was also one among those who formed the Muslim League.
2/2/2000The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry clears Ms. Deepa Mehta's film ''Water'' after the director agreed to make some changes in the script.