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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
02/09/1757 In a treaty between Lord Clive and Siraj Ud Daulah, Clive was authorised to safe guard (Killa Bandi) and open mint at Calcutta. Nawab had paid compensation to British Army.
02/09/1874 Govind Tryambak Darekar, Marathi poet, was born.
02/09/1898 The Rower of Persia', a short film produced at Calcutta was released on February 9 at Star Theatre, Calcutta.
02/09/1917 Homi Talyarkhan, great politician, was born.
02/09/1929 Abdul Rehman Abdul Gafur Antule, former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Central Minister for Health, was born.
02/09/1931 A set of six stamps were issued during the inauguration of New Delhi.
02/09/1942 Chiang Kai-Shek meets Sir Stafford Cripps, British Viceroy in India.
02/09/1946 Demonstrations were held against the trial of the INA men. The ratings and a few units of the Royal Indian Navy rise in open Mutiny in Mumbai harbours.
02/09/1951 The first census of free India of enumeration work was started.
02/09/1964 Hanumant Singh scores 105 runs on his debut match during the India vs England cricket tournament at Delhi.
02/09/1984 Balasarasvati, eminent classical Karnatic singer and Bharat Natyam dancer of worldwide acclaim, passed away in Madras.
02/09/1985 Editor of 'Sakal', a Marathi daily newspaper, passed away.
02/09/1989 Sanjay Khan, actor-director, critically injured in a fire accident.
02/09/1991 India holds the last decennial census of the century.
02/09/1992 Pakistan bans JKLF march.
02/09/1992 Publication of daily newspaper `Lokpatra' started from Nanded.
02/09/1993 Congress (I), AIADMK alliance in Tamil Nadu breaks over Hindi imposition.
02/09/1993 Silver prices crash as the govt allows passengers to import upto 100 k and reduces customs duty on 35 baggage items from 255 to 150 \%.
02/09/1994 Supreme Court sets aside disqualification (under anti-defection law in 1991) of former Goa CM Ravi Naik.
02/09/2000 The Madras High Court suspends the one-year jail sentence passed by a Special Court against the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms. Jayalalitha, in the 'Pleasant Stay Hotel Case'.


Other Historical Dates and Events
10/12/1993National Environment Council with PM as chairperson set up.
02/04/1993D. C. Kothari, famous scientist and educationalist, passed away.
10/30/1996ITC $100 million scam, the country's biggest ever FERA violation case, was unearthed by the Enforcement Directorate.
02/19/1995National Research Centre for Oil Palm(NRCOP), the only institute exclusively devoted to Oil Palm research in India, was established.
02/18/1975Syed Nazir Ali, cricketer (2 Tests for India, 4 wickets), passed away.
01/06/1979Rohini-200, first monsoon experimental rocket, launched from Thumba.
12/13/1947Nicholas Raerich, great philosopher, master-artist, prolific writer, scientist, educator, designer, poet, humanitarian, explorer, leader and social worker, died at Naggar, Kulu.
11/23/1994100 killed in a stampede of Govari Samaj people during a protest march towards Nagpur Assembly.
06/09/1659Dara Shikoh was handed over to Aurangzeb's army by Jiwan Khan, a Baluchi whose life was saved by Dara.
12/31/1900Krishna Narayan Ratanjankar, famous musician and writer of Tan Sangrah in three parts and Abhinav Geet Mangari, was born in Bombay.