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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/15/1621 Jahangir captured Kakda Fort.
11/15/1817 Battle of Yerwada.
11/15/1830 Ram Mohun Roy sailed for England. He was the first Indian Brahmin (then 'Brahmo') to go to England.
11/15/1875 Birsa Munda, freedom fighter and leader, was born at Ulihatu, Ranchi district, Bihar.
11/15/1911 First meeting of the governing body of the Indian Research Fund Association (IRFA) was held at the Plague Laboratory, Bombay, under the Chairmanship of Sir Harcourt Butler.
11/15/1913 Ravindranath Tagore (1861-1941), received the message that he was awarded with Noble Prize in literature for his collection of poems ""Gitanjali"" . He was the first Indian to be awarded with Nobel Prize. (13 or 15)
11/15/1920 Assembly meeting of the League of Nations.
11/15/1921 16 Gurkha troops killed by anti-British rebels.
11/15/1932 Surinder Kumar Mehra, Air Chief Marshal, was born in Delhi
11/15/1937 Jayshankar Prasad, famous Hindi writer, died. His works include the epic (mahakavya) ""Kamayanee"" and plays ""Chandra Gupt"" and ""Ska
11/15/1949 Nathuram Vinayak Godse and Narayan Dattatreya Apte were hanged in Ambala Jail for Gandhi's murder.
11/15/1982 Acharya Vinoba Bhave, great freedom fighter and social reformer, died (88 years) in Pawnar Ashram at Wardha near Nagpur, Maharashtra.
11/15/1982 S. N. Katkar, famous poet and former editor of 'Yugvani', died.
11/15/1988 Dalai Lama agreed for less then independent country to save the cultural heritage of Tibet.
11/15/1989 Test debut of Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Yunus at Karachi.
11/15/1991 Import curbs on capital goods relaxed.
11/15/1991 Insurance official Dr. S.L. Khosa freed in Kashmir in exchange for a militant.
11/15/1992 37 die in a landslide at Meghamalai near Chinnamanur.
11/15/1992 At least 170 people die in heavy rains and floods in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
11/15/1992 Praveen Amre scores century (103) on Test Cricket debut vs South Africa at Durban
11/15/1993 IA Airbus with 272 on board forcelands on a paddy field near Tirupati; all passengers safe.
11/15/1993 Supreme Court rules that the CEC is supreme
11/15/1995 Qiao Shi, Chairman of the standing committee of the Chinese National Peoples' Congress, arrives in New Delhi to advance Sino-Indian relations.
11/15/1997 INS Delhi' commissioned.
11/15/1998 Naresh & Girdhari Lal Yadav win the National Enterprise sailing championship in Mumbai.
11/15/1999 Notorious criminal Surendra alias Dolatpuri is shot dead in a police encounter at Khatavli, Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh.
11/15/1999 The no-confidence motion moved against Om Prakash Chautala by the opposition failed in Haryana.
11/15/2000 India cancels cricket series with Pakistan in January next on account of Islamabad's ''hostile propaganda''.
11/15/2000 Congress(I) gives a thumping mandate to Sonia Gandhi.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/12/1972Vote gives Indira Gandhi 70 \% of regional seats.
5/24/1999Noted wrestling coach Dronacharya awardee Guru Hanuman passed away in a road accident near Meerut.
1/9/1995Manipur Assembly removes Dr.H. Borobabu (Speaker) and suspends his membership until state election.
5/27/1996A. B. Vajpayee, PM, seeks vote of confidence in his 12-day old govt.
2/13/1998India signs two agreements with the U.N. Development Fund for a $13.75-million grant for food security and environment support.
3/23/1942Japanese forces occupy Rangoon, Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean.
3/10/1998B. B. Lyngdoh of the United Democratic Party is sworn in Chief Minister of Meghalaya. The 12-day-old Congress(I) Ministry resigned following the failure of the party nominee to be elected as Speaker.
1/29/1997Supreme Court rules that water is a 'mineral'.
8/1/1998The DMK condemns the BJP-led coalition Government's decision to set up a Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency and rejects the Action Taken Report on the final report of the Jain Commission with reference to Mr. M. Karunanidhi.
12/10/1990Dr. L. P. Barbosa, Goa CM, resigns following withdrawal of support by Maharashta Gomantak Party.