Haryana in History

Today in Indian History

Historical Events

  • 1966-11-01 Indian Haryana state created from Punjab; Chandigarh terr created
  • 1986-04-01 Ranji Trophy Men's Cricket, Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi: Delhi beats Haryana by innings & 141; Manoj Prabhakar 113, Kirti Azad 107, Mohinder Amarnath 194, Ajay Sharma 110
  • 1991-05-07 Haryana beat Bombay in the Ranji Cricket Trophy final by 2 runs
  • 1999-04-08 Haryana Gana Parishad, a political party in the Indian state of Haryana, merges with the Indian National Congress.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1917-11-05 Banarsi Das Gupta, Indian 4th Chief Minister of Haryana (1975-77), born in Bhiwani, Punjab, British India (d. 2007)
  • 1950-10-18 Om Puri, Indian Bollywood actor (Aakrosh, Ardh Satya), born in Ambala, Haryana
  • 1973-07-30 Sonu Nigam, Indian playback singer, born in Haryana, India