Hyderabad in History

Telangana: Secunderabad

Today in Indian History

Historical Events

  • 1798-09-01 Britain signs treaty with Nizam of Hyderabad, India
  • 1939-03-10 17 villages damaged by hailstones in Hyderabad, India

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1948-09-12 Indian Army Invades the State of Hyderabad a day after Pakistani leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah passes away

Founder of Pakistan Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Founder of Pakistan
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
  • 1984-11-29 Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, v NZ, Hyderabad
  • 1987-03-26 Hyderabad beat Delhi on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
  • 1990-12-10 Hindu-Muslim rebellion in Hyderabad-Aligargh India, 140 die
  • 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
  • 2013-02-21 21 people are killed and 54 are injured in a bombing in Hyderabad, India
  • 2013-07-08 A dozen people are killed and injured after a hotel collapses in Hyderabad, India
  • 2014-06-02 Telangana with Hyderabad as it's capital becomes India's 29th state after it is separated from Andhra Pradesh
  • 2016-05-29 IPL Cricket Final, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs; David Warner 69 (38)
  • 2017-05-21 IPL Cricket Final, Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad: Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run; Krunal Pandya 47 (38)
  • 2018-05-27 IPL Cricket Final, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets; Shane Watson top scores, 117 no (57); SK's 3rd IPL title
  • 2018-08-07 Swedish furniture brand Ikea opens its first store in India in Hyderabad
  • 2019-05-12 IPL Cricket Final, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 1 run; Jasprit Bumrah 2/14 (4); Indians' 4th title

Famous Birthdays

  • 1866-08-17 Mir Mahboob Ali Khan, 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
  • 1886-04-06 Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad state (d. 1967)
  • 1897-02-08 Zakir Husain, 3rd President of India (1967-69) and scholar, born in Hyderabad, Hyderabad State (d. 1969)
  • 1908-07-09 Rasheed Turabi, Pakistani scholar, orator and philosopher, born in Hyderabad, India (d. 1973)
  • 1922-07-04 Ghulam Ahmed, Indian cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950's), born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India (d. 1998)
  • 1943-06-06 Asif Iqbal, Pakistani cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80), born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • 1950-09-18 Shabana Azmi, Indian actress (Ankur, Neerja), born in Hyderabad, India
  • 1958-08-02 Arshad Ayub, Indian cricketer (Indian off-spinner of the late 1980's), born in Hyderabad, India
  • 1965-08-05 M V Sridhar, cricketer (score 366 for Hyderabad v Andhra Pradesh 1994)

Person of interestSatya Nadella

1967-08-19 Satya Nadella, Indian-American businessman (CEO of Microsoft), born in Hyderabad

CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella
CEO of Microsoft
Satya Nadella
  • 1974-11-01 V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricket batsman (134 Tests; 8,781 runs @ 45.5; best 281, 2001), born in Hyderabad, Telangana
  • 1975-11-19 Sushmita Sen, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, Indian actress and model, crowned 43rd Miss Universe in 1994
  • 1995-07-05 P.V. [Pusarla Venkata] Sindhu, Indian badminton player, first Indian woman to win a silver medal (2016), born in Hyderabad, India