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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/25/1529 Babur reached to his capital Agra after winning Bengal.
06/25/1658 6th Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb arrested his father Shahjahan and put him in Agra Fort Jail.
06/25/1880 Syed Muhammad Zamin Ali, great educationist, poet, editor, professor, writer and founder-member of the Hindustani Academy, was born at Mustafabad village in the Rae Bareli district of U.P.
06/25/1888 Lord Louis Mountbatten, British politician, was born.
06/25/1900 Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.
06/25/1908 Sucheta Kriplani, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born.
06/25/1922 Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.
06/25/1931 Vishwanath Pratapsing, former Prime Minister of India, was born.
06/25/1932 India played their first official test match on the ground of Lords against England.
06/25/1943 No. 8 Squadron started functioning absorbing the remaining coastal defence flight personnel, and also issued with a vengeance to achieve operational status.
06/25/1945 Lord Vevil talk to the Indian political leaders.
06/25/1975 President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.
06/25/1983 India won 'Prudential World Cup' Cricket Championship held in England after defeating West Indies.
06/25/1992 BJP bags eleven seats in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, Congress (I) secures seven.
06/25/1993 Mahadevan, SBI MD, sacked in the wake of his role in the securities scam.
06/25/1994 Bombay's former underworld don Haji Masthan Mirza passed away.
06/25/1994 Dinsha Pirosha Madan, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, died.
06/25/1996 Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist, ends 74-day repentance fast at Rajghat following assurance from PM Deve Gowda.
06/25/1997 USA & India sign a new bilateral treaty for the extradition of fugitive offenders.
06/25/1998 Sikh high priests exonerate the Akali Dal leader and chief of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, of charges of violating a ``Hukumnama'' (religious edict) issued by the Akal Takht, which prescribed a complete boycott of the members of the Nirankari missions for their ''blasphemous'' activities.
06/25/1999 PSCB emerged men's and women's champions in the inter-institutional table tennis in Gandhidham.
06/25/2000 India lifts the Asia Cup sub-junior hockey championship in Kuala Lumpur.
06/25/2000 The Government agrees to the bifurcation of the Telecom Ministry.


Other Historical Dates and Events
03/15/1998Mr. Vajpayee is appointed Prime Minister. The number of MPs supporting the formation of a government by the BJP stands at 264 in a house of 539, just short of the working majority of 270. However, the President sees the figure as crossing the half-way mark as the Telugu Desam decides to remain neutral. Earlier, the Congress(I) conveys to the President its decision not to stake claim to form a government.
12/20/1994The last batch of troops of IAF left the capital city of Mogadishu.. Cpl Nasir was left as a lying casualty due to injuries sustained in the RPG explosion by AN-124 contracted by UN.
04/14/1907P. C. Joshi, famous Leftist leader and thinker, was born.
08/10/1989Panchayatraj' and 'Nagarpalika' bills were passed in Parliament's Lok Sabha.
04/20/1954Panchsheel agreement between China and India.
08/16/1965Indian troops cross Kashmir line, seizes two Pakistani outposts.
09/04/1983INSAT-1B runs into snag, its solar array fails to deploy fully.
11/22/1928British King George confined to bed with congested lung; Queen to take over duties.
01/03/1836Munshi Newal Kishore, son of Jamuna Prasad Bhargava--a zamindar of Aligarh-- and a great erudite scholar, educationist, nationalist, social worker and a pioneer industrialist, was born. He was the founder of Navalkishore Press, Lucknow (1858), which published 2612 books that elaborated Hindi literature. He was the Publisher of Awadhi Newspaper in Asia.
04/19/1950Shyama Prasad Mukherji resigned. He was the first Minister of Central Cabinet.