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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
11/26/1949 Constitution of India was adopted


Other Historical Dates and Events
1/5/1948Parthasarathy Harishchandra Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's), was born in Alwar, Rajasthan.
4/12/1752Agreement to save the king between Shinde and Holkar.
8/16/1980Communal riots continue; death toll in Uttar Pradesh City hits 130.
4/11/1993Laxmanrao Madhav Bhide, senior freedom fighter and history expert, passed away.
2/21/1996Japanese encephalitis', caused by virus transmitted by mosquitoes, claims 21 lives in Kerala.
8/29/1923Sir Richard Attenborough, famous actor and director (Gandhi, Young Winston), was born.
1/1/1983This year was announced to be observed as the ""International Communications Year"".
6/20/1916Sreemati Nathibai Damodher Thackersey (SNDT) Indian Women' s University, first women's and the fifth Indian University, was established in Pune by D.K. Karve.
10/13/1911Sister Nivedita, follower of Vivekanand, died.
2/24/1936Laxmibai Tilak, famous marathi poet, passed away.