Today in Indian History (Part 5)
Indian States: Andhra Pradesh - Goa - Gujarat - Haryana - Jammu and Kashmir - Jharkhand - Karnataka - Kerala - Maharashtra - Manipur - Orissa - Punjab - Sikkim - Tamil Nadu - Territory of Delhi - Uttar Pradesh - West Bengal
Events 401 - 500 of 570
1984-12-29 - Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi claims victory in parlimetary elections
1984-12-31 - Rajiv Gandhi takes office as India's 7th Prime Minister succeeding his mother Indira Gandhi
1985-01-15 - Mike Gatting & Graeme Fowler both scores 200 v India
1985-04-08 - India files suit against Union Carbide over Bhopal disaster
1985-05-11 - Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India
1985-06-23 - Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die
1985-08-17 - Rajiv Gandhi announces Punjab state elections in India
1985-09-25 - Akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India
1985-12-13 - David Boon's 1st Test century, 123 v India at Adelaide
1985-12-13 - Test debut of Merv Hughes, Geoff Marsh & Bruce Reid (v India)
1986-01-04 - David Boon's second Test century, 131 v India at Adelaide
264th Pope John Paul II 1986-02-02 - Dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India
1986-02-11 - Australia beat India 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup
1986-03-28 - Extremist Sikhs kill 13 hindus in Ludhiana India
1986-07-25 - Sikhs extremist kill 16 hindus in Muhktsar India
1986-09-19 - Dean Jones scores 210 v India at Madras
1986-10-02 - Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
1986-10-19 - Allan Border scores the 1,000,000th run in Tests (v India, Bombay)
1987-07-06 - 1st of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India
1987-11-25 - India all out for 75 v West Indies at Delhi, Patterson 5-24
1987-12-11 - Test debut of Carl Hooper, WI v India at Bombay
1987-12-20 - 76th Davis Cup: Sweden beats India in Gothenburg (5-0)
1988-01-11 - Test debut of Phil Simmons, WI v India, Madras
1988-07-21 - ESA's Ariane-3 launches 2 communications satellites (1 Indian)
1988-08-20 - 6.5 earthquake strikes India/Nepal, 1,000s killed
1988-11-30 - Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed
1989-10-20 - Pakistan win Sharjah Trophy over India & WI on round-robin
1989-11-29 - India president Rajiv Gandhi resigns
1989-12-02 - Vishwanath Pratap Singh sworn in as the 8th Prime Minister of India
1990-02-23 - Ian Smith 173* NZ v India, 136 balls, world record for no 9 bat
1990-03-24 - Indian troops leave Sri Lanka
1990-03-27 - Bus accidentally touches high voltage wire in Karagpur India; 21 die
1990-04-17 - Gas explosion on passenger train in Kumrahar India, 80 die
1990-07-27 - Graham Gooch scores 333 v India at Lord's
1990-07-30 - Graham Gooch scores 123 v India to follow up 1st innings 333
1990-12-10 - Hindu-Muslim rebellion in Hyderabad-Aligargh India, 140 die
1991-10-16 - Jharkhand Chhatra Yuva Morcha is founded at a conference in Ranchi, India.
1991-10-20 - 6.1-7.1 earthquake in Uttar Kashi, India, about 670 die
1991-10-25 - Aaqib Javed takes 7-37 in 10 overs v India in cric 1-dayer at Sharjah
Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan 1991-11-22 - "Phool Aur Kaante", the film debut of famous Indian actor Ajay Devgan, is released
1991-12-26 - Militant Sikhs kill 55 & wound 70 in India
1992-01-02 - Test debut of Shane Warne, v India at Sydney
1992-01-20 - Australia beat India 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup
1992-01-28 - Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 v India at Adelaide
1992-05-20 - India launches its 1st satellite independently
1992-05-22 - India launches its Agni rocket
1992-06-23 - "Tin Bigha Day" protest in India of corridor opening to Bangladesh
1992-06-26 - India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh
1992-10-18 - Start of Zimbabwe's 1st Test match, v India at Harare
1992-10-20 - David Houghton scores Zimbabwe's 1st Test hundred (121 v India, debut)
1992-12-06 - 300,000 hindus destroy mosque of Babri India, 4 die
1993-01-23 - Indian Airlines B737 crashes art Aurangabad, 61 die
1993-01-29 - Test debut of Vinod Kambli, prolific Indian batsman
1993-02-23 - India complete a 3-0 series drubbing of England
1993-09-30 - 6.4 earthquake at Latur, India, 28,000 killed
1993-10-23 - Paramilitia kills 22 demonstrators at Bijbihara in Indian-controlled Kashmir
1994-01-25 - Mine fire at Asansol, India, kills 55
1994-03-15 - Experts from AL certify Indian's Jacobs Field is properly lit
1994-04-13 - United Arab Emirates' 1st official ODI, losing to India
1994-05-20 - Sushmita Sen from India is crowned the 43rd Miss Universe at 18 years old
1994-07-24 - Bodo kills 37 Muslims in Bashbari NE India
1994-07-29 - India army kills 27 Muslim militants
1994-10-29 - National Museum of American Indian opens (NYC)
1994-11-19 - Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World
1995-02-25 - Bomb attack on train in Assam India (27 soldiers killed)
1995-03-12 - Congress party loses India national election
1996-03-09 - Javed Miandad's last international in Pak's WC QF loss to India
1996-03-13 - Sri Lanka beat India in World Cup semi as riots stop play
1996-08-20 - India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's
1996-09-16 - 1st one-day international in Canada, India v Pakistan at Toronto
1997-03-13 - India's Missionaries of Charity chooses Sister Nirmala to succeed Mother Teresa as its leader.
1997-07-25 - K.R. Narayanan is sworn-in as India's 10th president and the first Dalit— formerly called "untouchable"— to hold this office.
Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa 1997-09-13 - Mother Teresa's State Funeral held in India
1998-03-24 - A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India killing 250 people and injuring 3000 others.
1998-04-06 - Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of hitting India.
1998-05-11 - India conducts three underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including a thermonuclear device.
1998-05-13 - India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, in addition to the three conducted on May 11. The United States and Japan impose economic sanctions on India.
1998-05-28 - Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of Indian nuclear tests with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.
1998-12-10 - Indian Professor Amartya Sen is awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics for his contributions to welfare economics
Economist/Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen 1999-01-22 - Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India.
1999-03-11 - Infosys becomes the first Indian company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
1999-04-08 - Haryana Gana Parishad, a political party in the Indian state of Haryana, merges with the Indian National Congress.
1999-08-11 - Total solar eclipse in India-North -France (2m23s)
2000-02-15 - Indian Point II nuclear power plant in New York State vents a small amount of radioactive steam when a steam generator fails.
2000-11-15 - New state of Jharkhand comes into existence in India
2001-01-26 - An earthquake hits Gujarat, India, causing more than 20,000 deaths.
2001-05-21 - The Enron Corporation's power generating venture in India, the Dabhol Power Company, serves formal notice that it will terminate its power supply contract and pull out
2001-06-18 - Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India.
2001-09-21 - University of Roorkee, becomes India's 7th Indian Institute of Technology, rechristened as IIT Roorkee
2001-12-13 - the Indian Parliament Sansad is attacked by terrorists. 15 people are killed, including all the terrorists.
2002-05-03 - A military MiG-21 aircraft crashes into the Bank of Rajasthan in India, killing eight.
2003-02-23 - 49th National Film Awards (India): "Dweepa" wins the Golden Lotus
2003-06-05 - A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F) in the region.
2003-10-17 - Eunuchs in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh float the political party Jiti Jitayi Politics.
2003-11-18 - The congress of the Communist Party of Indian Union (Marxist-Leninist) decides to merge the party into Kanu Sanyal's CPI(ML).
2003-12-29 - 50th National Film Awards (India): "Mondo Meyer Upakhyan" wins the Golden Lotus
2004-03-23 - Andhra Pradesh Federation of Trade Unions holds its first conference in Hyderabad, India.
2004-06-06 - Tamil is established as a Classical language by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.
2004-09-17 - Tamil is declared the first classical language in India.
2004-09-21 - The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) People's War and the Maoist Communist Centre of India merge to form the Communist Party of India (Maoist).
Birthdays 401 - 500 of 527
1968-04-19 - Arshad Warsi, Indian actor
1968-09-29 - Samir Soni, Indian film actor
1968-12-15 - Javid Hussain, Indian film producer
1969-04-02 - Ajay Devgan, New Delhi, Indian actor and bollywood star (Phool Aur Kaante, Zakhm)
1969-12-11 - Vishwanathan Anand, Indian chess grandmaster
1970-05-30 - Ness Wadia, Indian industrialist
1970-06-01 - R. Madhavan, Indian actor
1970-06-19 - Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
1970-08-06 - M. Night Shyamalan, Indian/American film director
1970-08-16 - Manisha Koirala, Indian actress
1970-08-16 - Saif Ali Khan, Indian actor
Actor & Bollywood Star Ajay Devgan (1969-04-02) 1970-09-01 - Padma Lakshmi, Indian actress
1970-10-26 - Raveena Tandon, Indian actress
1971-04-16 - Natasha Zvereva, Minsk Belarus, tennis ace (finals 1995 Indian Wells)
1971-05-01 - Ajith Kumar, Indian film actor
1971-09-02 - Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor
1971-11-01 - Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier
1971-12-18 - Barkha Dutt, Indian journalist
1972-04-16 - Conchita Martinez, Monzon Spain, tennis star (1996 final Indian Wells)
1972-08-27 - Dalip Singh, Indian professional wrestler
1972-11-04 - Tabassum Hashmi, Indian actress
1972-11-09 - Laxmi Poruri, Guntur India, tennis star (1994 Futures-College Park)
1972-11-26 - Arjun Rampal, Indian actor
1972-12-17 - John Abraham, Indian actor
1973-06-17 - Leander Paes, Indian tennis player
1973-07-23 - Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor.
1973-07-30 - Sonu Nigam, Indian singer/actor
1973-08-10 - Lisa Raymond, tennis star (1995 Indian Wells doubles), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
1973-08-23 - Malaika Arora Khan, Indian actress and model
1973-09-01 - Ram Kapoor, Indian actor
1973-11-01 - Aishwarya Rai, Indian actress
1974-01-09 - Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood Director, Actor, Producer, Singer.
1974-01-10 - Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor
1974-05-15 - Shiney Ahuja, Indian actor
1974-06-07 - Mahesh Bhupathi, India, tennis pro
1974-06-22 - Joseph Vijay, Indian actor
1974-06-25 - Karisma Kapoor, Indian actress
1974-08-05 - Kajol Mukherjee, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Indian actress (Fanaa, My Name Is Khan)
1974-09-09 - Vikram Batra, Officer of the Indian Army
1974-12-25 - Nagma, Indian actress
1975-01-01 - Sonali Bendre, Indian model and actress
1975-01-08 - Harris Jayaraj, Indian music composer
1975-01-31 - Preity Zinta, Indian actress
1975-03-08 - Fardeen Khan, Indian actor
1975-06-08 - Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress
1975-06-22 - Laila Rouass, Moroccan-Indian actress
1975-10-03 - India.Arie, American singer
1975-11-19 - Sushmita Sen, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, Indian actress and model, crowned 43rd Miss Universe in 1994
1976-02-05 - Abhishek Bachchan, Indian actor
1976-02-20 - Rohan Gavaskar, Left-handed batsman, India ODI 2004 (son of Sunil Gavaskar)
1976-06-29 - Sandhya Chib, Miss Universe-India (1996)
1976-09-03 - Vivek Oberoi, Indian actor
1976-12-15 - Baichung Bhutia, Indian footballer
1977-06-09 - Roopa Mishra, Indian civil servant
1977-06-09 - Amisha Patel, Indian actress
1977-07-17 - Lehmber Hussainpuri, Famous Indian Singer
1977-09-01 - Aamir Ali, Indian television actor
1978-01-01 - Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda, Indian spiritualist
1978-03-21 - Rani Mukherjee, Indian actress
1978-03-28 - Nafisa Joseph, Miss India Universe (1997)
1978-04-16 - Lara Dutta, Indian actress
1978-06-11 - Ujjwala Raut, Indian supermodel
1978-11-01 - Manju Warrier, Indian actress
1978-12-17 - Riteish Deshmukh, Indian actor
1979-01-07 - Bipasha Basu, Indian model
1979-02-02 - Shamita Shetty, Indian actress
1979-03-24 - Emraan Hashmi, Indian actor (Murder, Zeher), born in Pulgaon, Maharashtra
1979-03-31 - Amey Date, Indian playback singer
1979-04-17 - Siddharth Narayan, Indian actor
1979-04-23 - Yana Gupta, Indian actress & model
1980-02-21 - Parthiva Sureshwaren, Indian racing driver
1980-08-18 - Preeti Jhangiani, Indian actress
1980-09-21 - Kareena Kapoor, Indian actress
1980-12-11 - Arya, Indian actor
1981-02-25 - Shahid Kapoor, Indian actor
1981-03-29 - Jlloyd Samuel, WestIndian-born footballer
1981-04-30 - Kunal Nayyar, British-Indian actor and writer (Dr. Raj Koothrappali - The Big Bang Theory), born in London
1981-06-07 - Amrita Rao, Indian model and actress
1981-06-25 - Pooja Umashankar, Indian actress
1981-09-21 - Rimi Sen, Indian actress
1981-10-12 - Sneha, Indian actress
1981-10-24 - Mallika Sherawat, Indian actress
1981-10-29 - Reema Sen, Indian actress
1981-12-09 - Diya Mirza, Indian actress
1982-02-23 - Karan Singh Grover, Indian Television Actor
1982-03-28 - Sonia Agarwal, Indian actress
1982-04-07 - Sonjay Dutt, Indian American professional wrestler
1982-07-03 - Kanika, Indian actress
1982-07-18 - Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress and beauty queen
1982-09-11 - Shriya Saran, South Indian actress
1982-09-28 - Abhinav Bindra, Indian shooter
1982-09-28 - Ranbir Kapoor, Indian Actor
1982-12-10 - Shilpa Anand, Indian film and television actress
1983-02-03 - Silambarasan Rajendar, famous south Indian actor
1983-02-23 - Aziz Ansari, Indian American Comedian
1983-04-08 - Allu Arjun, Indian film actor
1983-05-04 - Trisha Krishnan, Indian actress
1983-05-20 - Jr. NTR, Indian film actor
1983-05-25 - Kunal Khemu, Indian actor
1984-01-19 - Karun Chandhok, Indian racing driver
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