Karnataka in History

Karnataka: Bangalore

Historical Events

  • 1973-11-01 The Indian state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu .
  • 1978-04-06 Karnataka beat Uttar Pradesh by inn & 193 to win Ranji Trophy
  • 1979-03-29 Delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • 1982-03-29 Delhi 707 beat Karnataka 705 on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
  • 1983-03-15 Karnataka beat Bombay on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
  • 1995-01-18 Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka v Kerala
  • 1996-03-31 Karnataka defeat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
  • 1996-10-28 Goa upset Karnataka to win their 1st Ranji Cricket Trophy game ever

Famous Birthdays

  • 1798-08-15 Sangolli Rayanna, prominent Indian warrior, born in Karnataka, India
  • 1971-10-16 David Johnson, cricketer (Karnataka fast bowler, India 1996-)
  • 1972-12-02 Sunjith Somasunder, cricketer (Karnataka & India ODI opening bat 1996)
  • 1973-01-11 Rahul Dravid, Indian cricketer Captain of India (2004-07) and one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket, born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  • 1973-06-30 Dodda Ganesh, cricketer (Karnataka & India pace bowler 1997)