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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
Meerabai, saint poet, passed away.
3/2/1913 Bhavaniprasad Mishra was born.
3/2/1930 Gandhiji addresses letter to Viceroy intimating his intention to break Salt Law if Congress demands are not conceded.
3/2/1933 Anandji, famous music director, was born.
3/2/1938 Chandrakumar Agarwala, assamia poet, passed away.
3/2/1949 Sarojini Naidu, ""Nightingale of India"", freedom fighter, social worker and patriot, passed away when she was the Governor of Uttar Pradesh. She also holds a place of pride among the women freedom fighters of India. She presided over the Kanpur session of Indian National Congress. She took active part in Salt Satyagraha and represented Indian women in Round Table Conference, London, 1931.
3/2/1952 Sindri Fertilizer Factory, Bihar, formally inaugurated by Nehru. It was the first Government owned company.
3/2/1957 Central Warehouse Corporation established.
3/2/1963 China reports troops have left disputed area in India.
3/2/1982 Indira Gandhi opened Mahatma Gandhi Road Bridge at Patna.
3/2/1984 Mother Teresa University inaugurated by Mother herself at Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu.
3/2/1986 Kashinath Ghanekar, famous stage artist, passed away.
3/2/1990 DMK Front to form government in Pondicherry and Congress (I) in Maharashtra.
3/2/1994 Autonomous Hill Council for Leh set up.
3/2/1994 President's rule in J & K extended.
3/2/1996 Malabar University (Kerala) comes into being.
3/2/1996 Tendulkar scores 137 for India vs Sri Lanka in Cricket World Cup, but India still lose the match.
3/2/1997 Bangalore's Dr. B. V. Ravi Kumar develops India's first indigenously made HIV detection kit.
3/2/1997 Michel Camdessus, Managing Director, IMF, congratulates India on its pursuit of steady and higher economic growth.
3/2/2000 Om Prakash Chautala, Indian National Lok Dal supremo, sworn in the 18th Chief Minister of Haryana.


 


Other Historical Dates and Events
3/2/1949Sarojini Naidu, ""Nightingale of India"", freedom fighter, social worker and patriot, passed away when she was the Governor of Uttar Pradesh. She also holds a place of pride among the women freedom fighters of India. She presided over the Kanpur session of Indian National Congress. She took active part in Salt Satyagraha and represented Indian women in Round Table Conference, London, 1931.
4/21/1998Ashok Kumar, Special Secretary, Union Home Ministry, who headed a Central team to Tamil Nadu to assess the law and order situation, was transferred to the Planning Commission.
8/6/1999Kalpnath Rai (58), former Union Minister, died in New Delhi.
6/11/1932Minu Modi, famous industrialist, was born.
7/29/1999Bandh in Mumbai to protest against the verdict barring Bal Thackeray from voting and contesting any election till December 10, 2001.
4/17/1904Naoomal Jeoomal Makhija, cricketer, pioneer Indian Test opening batsman, Right Arm Bowler and played 3 matches, was born at Karachi.
11/16/1999Suraj Bhan, Bihar Governor, dismisses the Horticulture and Weights and Measurements Minister Samrat Chaudhary in the Rabri Devi cabinet for being 'underaged'.
12/1/1885Dattatreya Balkrishna Kalelkar, famous Gandhian Gujrathi llitterateur and educationist, was born at Satara in Maharashtra.
4/23/1992Satyajit Ray, internationally famous Indian film producer-director, Bharat Ratna Awardee, passed away at the age of 70.
4/14/1990Over 90 persons killed in an Airbus crash in Bangalore.