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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
09/27/1703 More than 8,000 people died in a cyclone in England.
09/27/1760 Mir Zafar was deposed and his son-in-law Mir Kasim became the Nawab of Bengal. He ruled till July 7, 1763.
09/27/1833 Raja Rammohan Roy, great social reformer, lawyer and politician passed away at Stapleton Grove in England.
09/27/1856 Pratap Narayan Mishra, Hindi writer, was born. He is one of the pioneers of mordern Hindi language.
09/27/1873 Vithalbhai Patel, great freedom fighter, social worker, nationalist leader, politician and President of the Central Assembly, was born at Karmasad, Gujarat.
09/27/1907 Bhagat Singh, the legendary revolutionary, was born at Banga in West Punjab, Layalpur now in Pakistan.
09/27/1908 Shiv Verma, great soldier, was born.
09/27/1925 Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh was established.
09/27/1958 Mihir Sen becomes the first Indian to cross the English Channel from Dover to Calais.
09/27/1972 Shri Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, prolific author and first librarian of the University of Madras, passed away at the age of 80 at Bangalore.
09/27/1974 Pankaj Dharmani, Indian ODI batsman (1997), was born.
09/27/1977 Sanjiva Reddy was elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Government revokes the external emergency promulgated on December 3, 1971.
09/27/1989 The second test launching of India's surface-to-surface missile, 'Prithvi', from Sri Harikota was successful.
09/27/1989 Hemanta Kumar Mukherjee, noted playback singer and music director, died.
09/27/1990 Kabita Garari sets record for 10 Km W (Women) in 48.10 at Beijing Asian Games.
09/27/1993 Daily newspaper of Marathi Language ""Samna"" started its publication at Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad).
09/27/1995 Cellular phone service operates for the first time in Delhi.
09/27/1995 73 people died in a coal mine accident in Gaslitand in Dhanbad district, Bihar, when flood water leaked into the mine.
09/27/1999 Harshad Mehta and three others are convicted for misappropriating surplus funds of the Maruti Udyog Ltd.
09/27/2000 Gurucharan Singh goes down fighting to Andri Fedtchouk of Ukraine in the 81 Kg bout of the Olympics boxing.
09/27/2000 The Union Cabinet decides to increase the number of Padma series of awards for excellence in different fields of activities from 60 to 100.
09/27/2000 Venus Williams of USA claims the women's gold in the tennis event in the Sydney Olympics.


Other Historical Dates and Events
04/29/1997R. N. Malhotra, 71, former RBI Governor, died.
10/27/1907Brahma Bandhav Upadhyay died.
03/21/1836National Library was established.
11/16/1835Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi was born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. She was named Manikarnika and was called 'Manu'. (16 or19).
10/04/1977Atal Bihari Vajpayee, External Affairs Minister of India, addressed the UNO General Assembly in Hindi language.
01/24/1950Dr. Rajendra Prasad became the first President of India.
01/18/1995Kumble takes 16-99 in a match for Karnataka vs Kerala.
03/08/1963Gursharan Singh Narainsingh, cricketer (Indian batsman played one Test 1989-90), was born in Amritsar.
03/09/1998Vishwanathan Anand,Chess legend, wins the Super Grand Master Title.
10/01/1903Sachindev Burman (S. D. Burman), famous film music director, was born.