Andhra Pradesh in History

Andhra Pradesh: Hyderabad

Historical Events

  • 1950-08-15 Srikakulam district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • 1953-10-01 Indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras
  • 1979-06-01 Vizianagaram district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • 1994-01-11 Hyderabad score 6 for 944 against Andhra Pradesh in Ranji Trophy
  • 2004-03-23 Andhra Pradesh Federation of Trade Unions holds its first conference in Hyderabad, India
  • 2012-07-30 Train fire kills 32 and injures 27 people in Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 2015-05-29 Heat wave in India centered in Telengana and Andhra Pradesh states is reported to have killed 1800 people in a week

Famous Birthdays

  • 1848-04-16 Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Social Reformer of Andhra Pradesh, India (d. 1919)
  • 1950-01-07 Johnny Lever [John Prakasa Rao Janumala ], Indian Bollywood actor and comedian, born in Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh
  • 1965-08-05 M V Sridhar, cricketer (score 366 for Hyderabad v Andhra Pradesh 1994)
  • 1975-11-19 Sushmita Sen, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, Indian actress and model, crowned 43rd Miss Universe in 1994

Famous Deaths

  • 1996-01-18 N T Rama Rao, PM of Andhra Pradesh India (1983-84, 84-89, 94-95), dies
  • 2009-09-02 Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, India (b. 1949)