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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
09/28/1827 A few mountain battery trains flourished and kept the Indian component alive as part of the Royal artillery. Recently, it has been established that 8 Company Bombay Artillery survived axing and is now 5 (Bombay) Mountain Battery. This day is now celebrated as the Raising Day of the Regiment of Artillery.
09/28/1837 Bahadur Shah-II ascended the throne and became the emperor of Delhi at the age of 62 following the death of his father Akbar Shah-II.
09/28/1909 Jairaj, famous film actor, was born. His first film was 'Sparkling Youth' (1930). He was a receipant of Dada Saheb Phalke Award. Some of his films are 'Fight unto Death', 'All for love', 'Bhawani No Bhog', 'Pearl', 'Queen of Faries', 'The Enemy', 'My Hero'.
09/28/1924 In penance for riots, Gandhi, on hunger strike in Delhi, proclaimed he would break his fast only at death.
09/28/1929 Lata Mangeshkar, great playback singer, was born.
09/28/1940 Pundit Sunder Lal Sharma, freedom fighter and social reformer, passed away. He was also known as ""The Chhattisgarh Gandhi"".
09/28/1954 137 people were killed when an Express Train fell from a flood-damaged bridge near East of Hydrabad.
09/28/1964 The simmering dispute of India and Pakistan between the Hindus and Muslims erupted again in Kashmir. Fighting was also reported on this day in the Indian province of Rajasthan. China, which supported Pakistan in the dispute, sent massed troops on its border.
09/28/1965 India-Pakistan hostility erupts into a war lead by Pakistan.
09/28/1984 First floodlights lit ODI between India and Australia held outside of Australia at New Delhi.
09/28/1985 The first Indian Army expedition, sailing around the world in a small 37 feet fibre glass yacht named ""Trishna"", sailed off from Bombay. (10-1-87).
09/28/1991 Shankar Guha Niyogi, an active trade union leader of Madhya Pradesh, was shot dead by unknown assailants.
09/28/1993 Gas pipe below Karakas National Highway exploded claiming 58 lives.
09/28/1996 Sukh Ram sent to Tihar jail in assets case.
09/28/2000 Marion Jones wins the 200m gold medal at Sydney.


Other Historical Dates and Events
01/12/2000T. S. Krishna Murthy is appointed Election Commissioner in place of G.V.G. Krishnamoorthy who retired.
05/22/1992India launches its 'Agni' rocket.
03/09/199314 bus passengers burnt to death in Andhra .
09/10/1858Manilal Nathubhai Dwivedi, great author and father of modern Gujarati poems, was born.
02/11/1935Lalita Narhar Bapat, famous marathi novelist, was born.
12/08/1999Dr. Shankar K. Pal of the Indian Statistical Institute selected for the G.D. Birla Award for 1999.
12/17/1971Ceasefire between India & Pakistan in Kashmir and end of Indo-Pak war.
07/31/1914Amar Nath Chawla, politician, was born at Taunggri, (Burma).
05/09/1933Gandhiji announced suspension of Civil Disobedience Movement for six weeks and called on the Government to withdraw its Ordinances.
08/15/1872Sri Aurobindo Man Mohan Ghosh born in Calcutta. He was a renaissance yoga philosopher, freedom fighter and teacher. His 30-volume work discusses the 'superman', a metaphor for the divinely transformed individual soul. He withdrew from the world in 1910 and founded International Ashram in Pondicherry.