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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
7/28/1872 Albert P Sarraut, French Governor General of Indo-China (1911..19)/PM (1933/36), was born.
7/28/1909 Brahmanand Reddi Kasu, politician, was born at Madras.
7/28/1912 Ramchandra Gondo Ginde, famous neuro surgeon, was born.
7/28/1914 Japanese boat 'Kamagata Maru' was compelled to deport to India from Vancouver, Canada. The ship was boarded with active freedom fighters who were against the British Government.
7/28/1921 Congress decided to boycott the visit of Prince of Wales in India.
7/28/1921 The All-India Congress Party votes to boycott a forthcoming visit by the Prince of Wales and urges a boycott of imported cloth.
7/28/1924 Many deaths were reported and several villages were destroyed due to floods in the south.
7/28/1939 Tarun Ram Phookun, great lawyer, orator, eminent writer and President of the Assam Chhatra Sammelan in 1928, passed away.
7/28/1946 Sister Alphonsa, good teacher and social worker, died at Bharananganam.
7/28/1972 India and Pakistan sign Simla Pact, settling border dispute in Kashmir.
7/28/1989 Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was disqualified from Rajya Sabha. It was the first case of such disqualification from the House under anti-defection law.
7/28/1994 Sudhakarrao Naik, G. Ramanujam and O. N. Srivastava appointed Governors.
7/28/1994 Uproar in Parliament over the Government's rejection of JPC report.
7/28/1997 Calling and holding of bandhs by political parties and other associations or organisations declared 'Illegal and unconstitutional' by a Full Bench of the Kerala High Court.
7/28/1997 12 persons are killed and 69 injured as New Delhi-bound Karnataka Express rams Himsagar Express at Old Faridabad station level-crossing in Haryana.
7/28/1999 Shiv Sena president Bal Thackeray is banned from voting and contesting in any election for six years from December 11, 1995 on the recommendations of the Election Commission.


Other Historical Dates and Events
10/19/1888Namakkal Kavignar, Gandhian poet and painter, was born at Mohanur in Salem.
10/19/1888Sun City India founded by Rao in Jodhpur.
5/15/1958Aruna Asaf Ali became the Mayor of Delhi.
9/24/1999The Chief Controller of Defence Accounts (pensions) was renamed as the Principal Controller of Defence Accounts(Pensions), Allahabad.
3/13/1991President R. Venkataraman dissolves the Lok Sabha.
1/9/1918Harprasad Nanda, famous Industrialist, was born.
12/10/1913The Nobel prize for literature was awarded this year to Rabindranath Tagore, the Bengali poet from India.
9/19/1937Vishnu Narayan Matkhande passed away.
1/8/1995ONGC's oil rig blow out at Pasalapudi site in Andhra Pradesh.
10/5/1989Dalai Lama was honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize (1989).