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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/25/1529 Babur reached to his capital Agra after winning Bengal.
06/25/1658 6th Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb arrested his father Shahjahan and put him in Agra Fort Jail.
06/25/1880 Syed Muhammad Zamin Ali, great educationist, poet, editor, professor, writer and founder-member of the Hindustani Academy, was born at Mustafabad village in the Rae Bareli district of U.P.
06/25/1888 Lord Louis Mountbatten, British politician, was born.
06/25/1900 Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.
06/25/1908 Sucheta Kriplani, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born.
06/25/1922 Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.
06/25/1931 Vishwanath Pratapsing, former Prime Minister of India, was born.
06/25/1932 India played their first official test match on the ground of Lords against England.
06/25/1943 No. 8 Squadron started functioning absorbing the remaining coastal defence flight personnel, and also issued with a vengeance to achieve operational status.
06/25/1945 Lord Vevil talk to the Indian political leaders.
06/25/1975 President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.
06/25/1983 India won 'Prudential World Cup' Cricket Championship held in England after defeating West Indies.
06/25/1992 BJP bags eleven seats in the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, Congress (I) secures seven.
06/25/1993 Mahadevan, SBI MD, sacked in the wake of his role in the securities scam.
06/25/1994 Bombay's former underworld don Haji Masthan Mirza passed away.
06/25/1994 Dinsha Pirosha Madan, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, died.
06/25/1996 Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist, ends 74-day repentance fast at Rajghat following assurance from PM Deve Gowda.
06/25/1997 USA & India sign a new bilateral treaty for the extradition of fugitive offenders.
06/25/1998 Sikh high priests exonerate the Akali Dal leader and chief of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, of charges of violating a ``Hukumnama'' (religious edict) issued by the Akal Takht, which prescribed a complete boycott of the members of the Nirankari missions for their ''blasphemous'' activities.
06/25/1999 PSCB emerged men's and women's champions in the inter-institutional table tennis in Gandhidham.
06/25/2000 India lifts the Asia Cup sub-junior hockey championship in Kuala Lumpur.
06/25/2000 The Government agrees to the bifurcation of the Telecom Ministry.


Other Historical Dates and Events
02/14/1989Supreme Court orders Union Carbide Coporation of USA and Union Carbide India Limited to pay $470 millions (about Rs. 710 crores) in full and final settlement of all claims out of the Bhopal gas Disaster Litigation tragedy of 1985.
09/25/1946Bishan Singh Bedi, a former Indian cricketer was born.
02/10/1957Pranab Pankaj Roy, cricketer (son of Pankaj, Indian batsman 1982), was born in Calcutta.
02/28/2000The Supreme Court orders notice to the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms. Jayalalitha, on a special leave petition filed by the State Government against the Madras High Court judgment upholding the trial court's order discharging her in the ""coal import case"".
06/24/1961Indian Manufactured Supersonic fighter HF24 flew took to air for the first time.
12/04/1796Bajirao became the second Peshwa.
11/21/1991An Inter Governmental Coference on Youth Tourism, held for first time, was hosted by the Government of India under the aegis of the World Tourism Organisation. (18-11-91).
12/10/1907Rudyard Kipling, author of `The Jungle Book' and `Kim', received the Nobel prize for literature.
10/01/1953The first new state in India since 1949, Andhra Pradesh, is established on purely linguistic basis and formally inaugurated. This state was created by sub-dividing state of India, Madras Province and this movement was started by Shriramulu for which he had to sacrifice his life.
01/22/1858Veer Narayan Singh, freedom fighter, was sentenced to death.