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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/26/1949 Constitution of India was adopted


Other Historical Dates and Events
1/19/1997Bengal wins Santosh Trophy National Football championship in Jabalpur.
11/18/1972Tiger was adopted as India's 'National Animal'
1/5/1994Tamil Nadu Assembly passes two bills making the Chief Minister, the Chancellor of all universities instead of the Governor.
10/15/1994SROSS-C2, Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS-P2), which carried remote sensing payload, was placed in orbit. It was the second developmental launch of PSLV.
2/22/1947Nehru welcomes British independence offer, invites Muslims to join at New Delhi.
11/5/1956Nehru breaks silence condemning Soviets for repression in Hungary.
11/30/1994Mrinalini Desai, freedom fighter and famous litterateur, died.
6/2/1984Army takes control in Punjab as 22 people are killed in Sikh struggle for autonomy. The state is declared a restricted area under the Foreigners' Act.
5/12/1930R. H. Tahiliyani, former Navy Chief of India Admiral, was born.
1/9/1923Satyendranath Tagore, Bengali litterateur, passed away.