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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
10/04/1847 Pratapsingh Bhosle, Maratha King, died.
10/04/1857 Shyamji Krishna Varma, freedom fighter, nationalist and patriot, was born at Mandvi village, Gujarat.
10/04/1907 Riots in Calcutta.
10/04/1953 India elected to the UN Trusteeship Council.
10/04/1972 Raman Vijayan, Indian soccer (Football) player, was born in Kandramanikam at Pasumpon, Tamil Nadu.
10/04/1974 India in apartheid protest refuses to play South Africa in Davis Cup finals.
10/04/1977 Atal Bihari Vajpayee, External Affairs Minister of India, addressed the UNO General Assembly in Hindi language.
10/04/1977 Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister, was released off the charges of corruption.
10/04/1986 Helicoptor Corporation of India established.
10/04/1992 D. M. Sutar, freedom fighter and senior journalist, died.
10/04/1993 PM surveys the quake-hit villages and sanctioned Rs. 50 crore.
10/04/1996 Delhi court issues non-bailable warrant against PVN Rao and three others in the St. Kitts forgery case.
10/04/1997 Indian National Satellite (INSAT-2D), fourth satellite in INSAT-2 series, became inoperable due to power bus anomaly. This satellite had capabilities such as mobile satellite service, business communication and television outreach beyond Indian boundaries.
10/04/1997 J & K Assembly passed the Ladakh Hill Council Bill.
10/04/1997 Two top executives of Turkish firm 'Karsan', accused in Rs. 133 crore urea import scam case, were remanded to police custody.
10/04/1999 Rest of India won the Zal Irani Trophy in Bangalore.
10/04/1999 Kerala High Court orders Election Commission to booth-wise counting. The EC is likely to move the Supreme Court against this order.
10/04/2000 Kashmir has been the cause of tensions between India and Pakistan and foreign interference should be stopped,'' said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the joint session of both the Houses of Parliament.


Other Historical Dates and Events
11/05/1961Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru arrived in New York. This was the first ocassion when an Indian Prime Minister went to United States.
07/09/1951India's first Five Year Plan prepared and published. There was the first amendment to the Constitution and the first general elections were held.
05/07/1990Government of India bans strikes in any service in any oil field or refinery under the Essential Services Maintenance Act.
11/22/1913Lakshmikant Jha, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir state and international famed ecomonist, was born.
10/12/1976Kumarnath Bagchi, famous Indian chemist, died.
09/01/1998Leaded petrol is banned in Delhi.
10/06/1954Nehru declared the National Health Scheme for the entire country.
09/04/1980Second Commonwealth Regional Heads of Government Conference in New Delhi.
03/16/1946India calls Attlee's independence offer contradictory, 'a propaganda move'.
10/21/1995L.K.Advani unanimously re-elected BJP president for the fourth time in New Delhi.