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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
01/27/1888 Jinvijayji Muni, famous Shwetambar Jain Yati, was born.
01/27/1901 Tarkatirtha Laxmanshastri Joshi, the great thinker, master of Sanskrit and editor of Marathi Vishwakosh, was born.
01/27/1904 R. P. Kanitkar, veteran writer, nationalist, journalist and editor, was born.
01/27/1924 Sabu [Dastagir], actor (Elephant Boy, Drum), was born in India.
01/27/1926 Arunkumar Vaidya, former General of Indian Army, was born.
01/27/1927 Michael Craig, actor (Escape 2000, Vault of Horror), was born in Pune.
01/27/1931 Mahatma Gandhi was released from jail, ending eight months of imprisonment for his campaign of civil disobedience against British rule. To avoid demonstrations, Gandhi was released late in the evening from the Yerovda jail and put on a night train to Bombay. There was hope in British circles that the release of Gandhi would end the strife and lead to discussions of dominion status. Gandhi made clear, however, that he would persist in his civil disobedience campaign.
01/27/1948 Gandhiji visits Mehrauli Muslim Fair.
01/27/1967 Maharashtra State Text book manufacturing and carriculum modification Corporation established at Pune.
01/27/1967 Delimitation Agreement for Warfare in space was signed by 60 nations in United Nation.
01/27/1970 Probir Sen, cricketer, 20 catches & 11 stumpings and 14 Tests for India, passed away.
01/27/1972 V. S. Sarvate (Tatya Saheb), great revolutionary writer, passed away.
01/27/1974 President V. V. Giri inaugurated the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Museum and it was opened for public at Teen Murti House, New Delhi.
01/27/1984 First unit of Atomic Energy Production Centre started at Kalpakkam.
01/27/1987 P. T. Usha nominated the Asian Athlete of 1986 by the US Sports Academy (USA).
01/27/1988 The first ever helicopter mail service was inaugurated at Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The first flight was from Port Blair to Havelock Island and its inaugurated by the Governer of Andaman and Nicobar Island.
01/27/1989 M. Karunanidhi sworn in as DMK CM in Tamil Nadu.
01/27/1994 55 miners, trapped inside New Kenda Colliery of Eastern Coal Fields, die.
01/27/1994 Union Cabinet approves inclusion of the land reforms laws in the 9th Schedule of the Constitution.
01/27/1995 K.V. Krishna Rao, J&K Governor, gets another term.
01/27/1995 Rajiv Gandhi Container Terminal open at Kochi port.
01/27/1996 'Prithvi', surface-to-surface missile, test-fired successfully.
01/27/1999 P. Krishnamurthy, former Indian wicketkeeper, died in Hyderabad following a cardiac arrest.
01/27/2000 K.R. Narayanan, President, opposes any tinkering with the Constitution.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
02/19/1891Amrita Bazaar Patrika became a daily newspaper.
03/05/1905Shushila Didi, great freedom fighter, was born at Datton Chuhad village, Punjab. She is remembered for her association in the revolutionary activities of Bhagat Singh.
09/24/1998In his address to the UN General Assembly, PM Vajpayee said that India wouldl not come in the way of implementing CTBT and may sign it conditionally by September 1999.
05/06/1944Mahatma Gandhi was released unconditionally from his last imprisonment from Aga Khan Palace at Pune.
05/27/1952The use of Hindi language in addition to English language and of Devnagri form of numerals in addition to the international form of Indian numerals was authorised for warrants of appointments of Governors of State, Judges of the Supreme Court and Judges of the High Court.
06/22/1940Netaji Subhashchandra Bose established the 'Forward Block' after differences with Congress leaders.
10/01/1953The first new state in India since 1949, Andhra Pradesh, is established on purely linguistic basis and formally inaugurated. This state was created by sub-dividing state of India, Madras Province and this movement was started by Shriramulu for which he had to sacrifice his life.
03/01/1995Iftikar, famous character actor, died.
04/23/1955Political Committee of Asian-African Conference at Bandung adopted an Indian resolution calling for a ban on atomic weapons.
02/07/1922Britain threatens crackdown in India to combat Gandhi's civil disobedience campaign.