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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
5/14/1657 Dharmavir Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was born on Purandar fort.
5/14/1907 Muhammad Ayub Khan, Pakistani president, was born.
5/14/1914 Ekanath Dattatreya Kulkarni, educationist and writer, was born at Bhaloni, Tal Pandharpur.
5/14/1923 Narayan Ganesh Chandavarkar, one of the founder members of Indian Congress and social reformer, passed away.
5/14/1953 Y. N. Sukthankar was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 31-07-1957.
5/14/1954 President issues an order extending application of Indian Constitution to Kashmir with the concurrence of the State government.
5/14/1956 Govt announces that decimal coinage will be introduced in India from April 1, 1957.
5/14/1960 The first plane of India flew upto New York.
5/14/1963 Dr. Raghuvir, a famous linguist and President of Jansangh, passed away.
5/14/1972 Fighting between Indian and Pakistani forces along the Kashmir border reported.
5/14/1976 Pakistan and India agree to resume diplomatic ties.
5/14/1978 Jagdishchandra Mathur, modern Hindi playwright, passed away.
5/14/1982 All India Radio renamed as 'Akashwani' but it's Urdu service yet announces that it's All India Radio.
5/14/1992 LTTE banned in India.
5/14/1993 Bombay High Court upholds Goa C.M. Ravi Naik's disqualification by speaker under anti-defection bill.
5/14/1993 Justice V. Ramaswamy decides to resign.
5/14/1994 LTTE banned for the second time under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
5/14/1994 RBI announces tight monetary policy.
5/14/1995 Major train accident near Salem when KK Express collides with goods train killing 51 people.
5/14/1996 H.D. Deve Gowda elected leader of the third front as its prime ministerial candidate.
5/14/1998 India will not sign CTBT unconditionally, says the Prime Minister.
5/14/1999 Gurucharan Singh Tohra is expelled from Shiromani Akali Dal.
5/14/2000 L. K. Advani, Union Home Minister, announces extension of the ban on the LTTE by two more years.


Other Historical Dates and Events
6/9/1964Lal Bahadur Shastri became the second Prime Minister of India when the country was shocked of Jawaharlal Nehru's death and Indo-China war. Shastri gave the quotation ""Jai Jawan Jai Kisan"" which motivated the war-affected Indians to boost their morale. He remained in this office till he died on January 11, 1966 at Taskent. In his cabinet, Indira Gandhi served as Minister of Information and Broadcasting.
3/14/1895Nihalsing Gurumukh, former Chief Minister of Delhi and Governer of Rajasthan, was born.
6/28/1995Madhya Pradesh in central India is designated a `tiger state' to protect the animal from poachers and settlers.
3/23/1995Shakti Chattopadhyay, famous poet, passed away.
11/7/1974South Africa beats India in Women's Open in 63rd Tennis Davis Cup.
5/9/1995Two new gas and oil reserves found off the Gujarat and Bombay coast.
9/19/1962Jawaharlal Nehru was devastated when China began attacks on India's northern frontier leading to Indo-China War.
3/25/1994Buta Singh exonerated by the Akal Takht after 9 years.
6/6/1962General Election ( 3rd) of India ends.
12/1/1997At least 61 persons, including 22 women and 17 children, belonging to SC and extremely backward communities are gunned down by banned private army of feudal landlords, Ranbir Sena, at Bathe-Lakshmanpur village in Bihar's Jehanabad district.