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Historical Event on 8/9/1999

India's Manisha Malhotra won the $10,000 ITF women's circuit tournament at Harrisonburg, Virginia for her maiden tour title.

Other Historical Dates and Events
7/13/1999Militants attack the residential complex of Border Security Force (BSF) in Madar village near Bandipur and take 12 persons as hostages after killing four.
11/19/19971996 Indira Gandhi prize for peace, disarmament and development presented to Medicins Sans Frontieres, a non-government organisation, providing medical aid to the needy across the globe, by President K. R. Narayanan on the 80th birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi.
4/6/1990Bhalchandra Tryambak Randive, senior Marxist leader and founder President of WTU, died.
7/27/1941Japanese forces land in Indo-China.
3/9/1996India wins India-Pakistan World Cup Quater Final cricket match in Bangalore (Wills World Cup). This was the last international match played by Javed Miandad.
2/25/1999The curtains came down on the fifth National Games. Manipur won the overall championship while swimmers Nisha Millet of Karnataka and Sebastian Xavier of Kerala were adjudged the best sportswoman and sportsman respectively.
10/23/1996Amjad Ali Khan, sarod maestro, appointed UNICEF's national ambassador for children.
11/25/1999Baba Amte, a Gandhian and noted social worker, is chosen for the Gandhi Peace Prize.
6/1/1996Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, former President of India, passed away.
1/19/1919Dharam Singh, field hockey player for Indian Team at Olympics-1964-Gold Winner, was born.