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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/24/1881 Ram Rachhpal, son of Sukhi Ram, called 'Chhotu', freedom fighter, politician and leader, was born in a 'Jat' famlily in a small village Garhi Sampla in Rohpak district. His life was a saga of sincere and ceaseless striving to improve the condition of the poor peasants in India, popularly known as 'Deenbandhu'.
11/24/1899 Pandit Hiralal Shastri, great social worker, leader and first chief minister of Rajasthan state, was born at Jobner, Jaipur District.
11/24/1919 Gandhiji presides over All-India Khilafat conference at Delhi.
11/24/1924 Rasipuram Krishnaswami Laxman, famous political cartoonist, was born.
11/24/1926 Aurobindo Ghose, former I.C.S. and revolutionary, attained full enlightenment I.e 'Purna Siddhi'.
11/24/1930 Chandrakant Trimbak Patankar, cricketer ( wicket keeper in one Test India vs NZ 1955-56), was born in Pen, Maharashtra.
11/24/1932 The Third Round Table Conference ended in London. As Gandhi was in prison because of his civil disobedience movement he could not attend it. This conference ended without achieving anything.
11/24/1941 Attack on Pearl Harbour.
11/24/1941 Indian infantry attacks German tanks at Sidi Omar.
11/24/1948 Ashok Gandotra, cricketer (Two Tests for India 1969), was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
11/24/1952 Brijesh Parsuram Patel, cricketer (Indian batsman 1974-77), was born in Baroda.
11/24/1963 Marotrao Kannamwar, former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, passed away.
11/24/1969 Guru Nanak University established at Amritsar, Punjab.
11/24/1973 E. V. Ramasami Naicker (EVR), founder leader of Dravida Kazhagam, passed away at the age of 94.
11/24/1988 Mizoram became the first Lok Sabha member.
11/24/1989 Tendulkar scores a record cricket test 50 aged 16 years 214 days.
11/24/1991 Bihar's ruling JD makes a clean sweep of all the three Lok Sabha seats in the by-elections.
11/24/1992 It was decided that Lok Sabha session would start with the national song ""Vande Mataram"" and end with National Anthem ""Jana Gana
11/24/1992 Lok Sabha approves bill seeking to confer Indian citizenship to a child born to an Indian mother outside the country.
11/24/1992 Milan Kumar Banerjee appointed Attorney General.
11/24/1997 Leander-Mahesh stumble at the final step, finish second in the World doubles tennis championships at Hartford.
11/24/1998 Polling is held in 626 assembly constituencies spread over four States - Delhi, Madhya Prades, Mizoram and Rajasthan.
11/24/1999 India finish with 10 gold, eight silver and seven bronze medals in the Commonwealth shooting championship which ended in Auckland.
11/24/1999 The dedication ceremony of Shanmukhananda Hall is put off.


Other Historical Dates and Events
12/3/1889Khudiram Bose, famous revolutionary and freedom fighter of Muzaffarpur Bomb Case, was born at Habibpur village, West Bengal.
12/3/1889Admiral Dom Vasco-da-Gama (c.1469-1524)-I, Count of Vidigueira, met the Jamerin of Calicut after arriving in India three days ago at Malabar Coast. He was joined by an experienced Gujarati pilot at Malindi. He was the 6th Governor and 2nd Viceroy of India.
6/12/1972D. G. Tendulkar, historian who had written the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi, died.
5/4/1993Income Tax exemption limit raised to Rs.30,000; Customs duty on certain drugs reduced.
3/1/1990BJP swept to power in Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh, shares power with JD in Gujarat and Rajasthan.
4/2/1679Aurangzeb reimposed Jizya Tax to finance the spread of Islam on the Hindus.This Jeziya tax was abolished by Akbar.
1/21/1961Queen of Britain, Elizabeth II, and her husband Duke of Edinburgh visited New Delhi.
1/25/1989Congress-I ministry headed by S. C. Jamir assumes office in Nagaland.
7/21/1963Kashi Vidyapeeth was given recognisation as University.
5/2/1981Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar, the architect of modern Himachal Pradesh and an energetic Chief Minister, passed away.