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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
06/13/1290 Jalal'ud-din Firuz Khalji establishes the Khalji dynasty at Delhi.
06/13/1290 Firuz Shah captured the throne of Delhi and Sultan Jalal'ud-din Khalji called himself.
06/13/1731 Swedish East India Company was formed. For 15 years King Fredrick of Sweden gave the Company a charter.
06/13/1757 Clive marched to Murshidabad against Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah along with the force comprising of 1800 British and 2000 Indian soldiers with eight canons.
06/13/1879 Ganesh Damodar (Babarao) Savarkar, revolutionary, was born.
06/13/1889 Salarjung, famous administrator, was born.
06/13/1905 Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer (England 1929-31), was born.
06/13/1918 Foundation stone was liad of Sir Kawasjee Jahangir Public Hall in Mumbai.
06/13/1927 Henry C. K. ""Clan"" Petty-Fitzmaurice, Governor of India (1888-94), passed away at the age of 82.
06/13/1931 Gandhi to live in a garret amongst the poor in London.
06/13/1932 Nirmalchandra Sen, great revolutionary, died.
06/13/1940 Revolutionary leader Udham Singh was hanged for charges of assassinating Micheal Odair, who was the Governor General of Punjab at the time of Jalianwala Baug massacre.
06/13/1943 Netaji Subhashchandra Bose started his journey from Germany to Tokyo by a submarine.
06/13/1965 Maninder Singh Harbansingh Billa, cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93), was born in Pune.
06/13/1966 60 people were killed in a collision between two suburban trains of Bombay.
06/13/1973 Sir Ram Nath Chopra, great professor of Pharmacology of National Drug Research Institute of India, passed away.
06/13/1991 Shiv Sharma, Doordarshan Director General, was shot at in Delhi by suspected Punjab terrorists.
06/13/1992 Security scam: assets of three SBI officials attached.
06/13/1992 Purushottam Diwakar Dhavle, famous journalist, passed away.
06/13/1995 India and France sign Bilateral Investment Protection pact.
06/13/1996 Govt. extends for another 2 years the ban imposed on LTTE w.e.f. 14/6/1996 under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
06/13/1996 Ramakrishna Hegde, JD leader and former Karnataka CM, expelled from the party for 6 years by JD president Laloo Prasad Yadav for anti-party activities.
06/13/1997 At least 60 persons were feared killed and several injured in a fire in Uphaar Grand cinema in South Delhi.
06/13/1998 India rejects G-8 prescriptions saying they are ''coercive and intrusive'' and intend to freeze the nuclear weapon capabilities of New Delhi and Islamabad.
06/13/1999 The Indian army secures the strategic Tololing peak in the Dras sector.
06/13/2000 Major General Manuel Saavedra of Uruguay appointed Chief Military observer of the U.N. Mission monitoring the LoC in Kashmir.
06/13/2000 Yashwant Sinha, Finance Minister, announces a one-time settlement of outstanding loans below Rs. 10 crores in a move aimed at ridding the public sector banks of Rs. 51,000 crores of bad loans.
06/13/1909 E. M. S. Namboodiripad was born in Palghat in Kerala.


Other Historical Dates and Events
04/06/1992Nagpur edition of Marathi newspaper 'Loksatta' was started.
05/04/1992India and Russia sign a five-year agreement on trade and economic cooperation.
11/02/1990Many die in firing in Ayodhya as Karsevaks storm the Ram Janma Bhumi/Babri Masjid structure. Curfew in many areas in north and west India to prevent communal violence. Several people die in violence.
04/13/1940Najma Heptulla, Vice President of Rajya Sabha, was born.
01/27/1927Michael Craig, actor (Escape 2000, Vault of Horror), was born in Pune.
09/29/1970Union Carbide India Ltd in Bombay was commissioned Reclamation Plant Sewage Water of India for commercial use.
10/14/1956Dr. Bhimrao Ramji, Ambedkar and about two lakh scheduled caste men and women embraced Buddhism in Nagpur.
04/13/1982Bindeshwari Prasad Mandal passed away.
07/08/1996Tamil Nadu Govt. moves SC for fresh directions to Karnataka govt. for release of 15 tmc. ft. of water.
09/16/1931Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan, popularly known as George Sudarshan, was born in Kottayam, Kerala. He was a physicist of world repute.