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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/30/1759 Alamgir was murdered by his minister Imad-ul-Mulk.
11/30/1858 Jagdish Chandra Bose, botonist and physics expert, was born at Mymensingh (now in Bangladesh).
11/30/1896 Gandhiji sails for South Africa with wife and children.
11/30/1909 Gandhiji reaches South Africa.
11/30/1909 Ramesh Chandra died.
11/30/1915 Venkat Apparao Gurjad, famous Telgu poet, died.
11/30/1920 N. B. Kamat, filmmaker and distributor, was born.
11/30/1974 India, Pakistan decide to end the ten-year trade ban.
11/30/1982 World premier of Sir Richard Attenborough's 'Gandhi' held in New Delhi.
11/30/1986 Sikhs hijack bus, killing 24 at Punjab.
11/30/1988 Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed.
11/30/1989 Congress (I) emerges largest party in Lok Sabha by winning 193 seats, Congress (I) rule in Karnataka and Veerendra Patil made the Chief Minister.
11/30/1990 Admiral Laxmi Narayan Ramdas takes over as Chief of Naval Staff.
11/30/1994 Laxmi Menon, former Foreign state minister, died.
11/30/1994 Mrinalini Desai, freedom fighter and famous litterateur, died.
11/30/1995 G. Umapati, filmmaker, died.
11/30/1998 Ghasiram Yadav (74), member of Parliament representing Alawar in Rajasthan and former MLA and Minister in the State, died in Jaipur.
11/30/1998 Sonia Gandhi names Ashok Ghelot and Sheila Dixit as Chief Ministers of Rajasthan and Delhi respectively.
11/30/1999 Prof. M. N. Sromovas, (83), well-known Sociologist in Bangalore, died.
11/30/1999 The disinvestment panel headed by G. V. Ramakrishna demits office after the end of its three-year term.
11/30/2000 Jagdev Singh Talwandi, a former Akali Dal leader, was the unanimous choice as the new SGPC president.
11/30/2000 CBI files fresh cases against JMM MPs Shibu Soren, Simon Marandi and Suraj Mandal on charges of possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.
11/30/2000 Dr. Anil Kakodkar takes charge as Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy.


Other Historical Dates and Events
09/17/1876Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was born in Debanandpur village.
09/14/1919Nyalchand Shah, bowled 64-33-97-3 in the Test between India vs Pakistan, was born at Dhragandhara in Gujarat.
04/23/1929The Fate of the Outlaw', a 7-reel film produced by Majestic Film Co. was prohibited by the Board of Censors, Bombay, on April 23 on the grounds that the film glorifieds crime.
08/17/1932V.S. Naipaul, great Indian writer, was born.
09/21/1746French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais & Dupleix Madras.
08/12/1996Supreme Court stays further proceedings against Narasimha Rao in Chandraswami-Lakhubhai Pathak cheating case.
04/27/1997CBI decides to prosecute Bihar CM Laloo Prasad Yadav, former CM Dr. Jagannath Mishra, Union Minister Chandra Deo Prasad Verma and 53 others in the Rs. 950 crore fodder scam case.
10/14/1989Election Commission accepted Shiv Sena as a political party.
03/09/1998Vishwanathan Anand,Chess legend, wins the Super Grand Master Title.
10/30/1994Swaran Singh, 87, former External Affairs minister, died.