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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
6/16/1950 Mithun Chakravorty, famous Hindi film actor, was born.
6/16/1859 Anandram Dhekial Fukun, father of modern Assamia poetry and essay writer, passed away.
6/16/1893 Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar, social worker and industrialist, was born at Athikkadu Thekkur in Tamil Nadu.
6/16/1920 Hemant Chaudhary, famous singer and music director, was born.
6/16/1925 Chittaranjan Das, great freedom fighter, revolutionary, orator, poet, journalist and lawyer, died.
6/16/1934 M. Muthuraman, noted Hindi writer and professor, was born at Dindigul in Madurai (Tamil Nadu).
6/16/1946 Britain invites Indian leaders to set up an interim govt at London.
6/16/1946 C. Rajagopalchari became the Governor of West Bengal (1947) in Interim Government.
6/16/1946 Cabinet Mission negotiations were discontinued. Viceroy proposed Interim Government.
6/16/1950 Mithun Chakravorty, famous Hindi film actor, was born.
6/16/1951 Nehru opponents founded People's party at New Delhi.
6/16/1990 Bombay gets 42 cm rainfall, the century's highest. The previous high of 41 cm was recorded on 18, 1986.
6/16/1990 GOI announces higher procurement/minimum support prices for all major kharif crops.
6/16/1992 P. D. Dhhavle, former editor of daily newspaper `Maharashtra', passed away.
6/16/1993 Harshad Mehta accuses PM of taking Rs. 1 crore payoff from him in November 1991; Rao terms it malicious and unfounded.
6/16/1997 P. Sukumaran (50), Malayalam film actor, died in Kochi.
6/16/1997 K. R. Narayanan, Vice-President, is the joint candidate of Congress(I) and United Front for Presidentship in July 14 election.
6/16/1998 Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh Prime Minister, meets her Indian couterpart A B Vajpayee in New Delhi.


Other Historical Dates and Events
6/8/1915Geeta Rahasya', written by Lokmanya Tilak, published.
7/22/1987A.G. Kripal Singh, 14 Tests for India and one century on debut, passed away.
10/17/1859Keshavlal Harshrai Dhruv, researcher and translator, was born.
10/20/1947First battle between India and Pakistan.
6/24/1986Government announced that unmarried mothers under its employment would also get maternity leave.
8/21/1990Prasar Bharati Bill moved in the Lok Sabha .
5/4/1799Tipu Sultan is killed in a battle against 5,000 British soldiers who stormed and razed his capital, Seringapatanam.
8/10/1755Narayanrao Peshwa was born.
2/24/1995A full Bench comprising Chief Justice M.M. Pareed Pillai, TV Ramakrishna and P. Shanmugam of the Kerala High Court quashed the words ""incestuous adultery"", ""adultery coupled with cruelty"" and ""adultery coupled with desertion"" contained in Section 10 of Indian (Christian) Divorce Act.
11/5/1930Arjun Singh, leader of Madhya Pradesh, was born.