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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
02/07/1273 Shrichakradhar Swami, founder of 'Mahanubhav Panth', passed away.
02/07/1687 Mughal army won the Gowalkonda fort. Kutubshahi came to end.
02/07/1795 Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies.
02/07/1856 Wajid Ali Shah, ruler of Oudh, was asked to abdicate by the British Resident on grounds of chronic misrule.
02/07/1864 P. S. S. Iyyer, famous lawyer and educationalist, was born.
02/07/1908 Manmanath Gupta was born.
02/07/1922 Britain threatens crackdown in India to combat Gandhi's civil disobedience campaign.
02/07/1931 Satpal Kapur, Congress leader, was born.
02/07/1931 Shila Kaul, the chief minister of New Delhi, was born.
02/07/1954 The present cres: the motto ""Shastra Se Shakti"" was adopted. In 1989, Hindi lettering of ""Shastra Se Shakti"" was adopted.
02/07/1975 Banke Bihar, mystery and religious story writer, passed away.
02/07/1981 61 die in circus fire in Bangalore.
02/07/1983 Eastern News Agency was established in Calcutta .
02/07/1985 Uday Merchant, cricketer (brother of Vijay, prolific scorer), passed away.
02/07/1990 Krishan Kant became the Governor of Andhra Pradesh till 21/08/1997.
02/07/1992 Shalki', the first submarine designed in India, joined Indian Navy.
02/07/1993 Medium-range surface to surface missile, 'Prithvi' successfully launched for the 10th time.
02/07/1994 C. T. Kamdar, famous industrialist and close friend of Mahatma Gandhi, passed away.
02/07/1995 Cong-I Disciplinary Action Committee expels Arjun Singh from the primary membership for 6 years for anti-party activities.
02/07/1997 Bal Thackeray, Shiv Sena supremo, found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to simple imprisonment of one week and a fine of Rs. 2000 by Nagpur bench of Mumbai HC for his statement that ''a judge had demanded a bribe of Rs. 35 lakhs for favouring a litigant''.
02/07/1999 Indian leg-spinner Anil Kumble became the second only bowler in Test history after J.C. Laker (England) to take all ten wickets in an innings against Pakistan in the second Test in Delhi.
02/07/2000 Kamaluddin Ahmed, former APCC(I) president and four times Congress MP, joins the BJP.


Other Historical Dates and Events
11/08/1893Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu, great musician and professor, was born in Bangalore.
07/29/1876Indian Science Congress Association was established in Bowbazar Street of Calcutta.
12/12/1930Babu Genu sacrificed his life to stage the boycott of foreign goods.
08/03/1995Enron Power Project scrapped by Maharashtra government.
08/02/1861Parafulla Chandra Ray, chemical expert and great patriot, was born in the village of Raruli-Katipara IN Jessore district.
09/26/1999Six selected for Shanti Swaroop award for Science.
10/01/1894Sudhi Ranjan Das, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born in Calcutta.
08/12/1988S. R. Bommai elected Karnataka CM.
09/14/1803Lord Lake was captured Delhi.
06/06/1969Sunil Bandacharya Joshi, cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996), was born in Gadag.