Saturday, 22 April 2017

23 April Today in Indian History

23 April Today in Indian History

Events for April 23

23-April-1504Guru Angad, Sikh Guru, was born.
23-April-1751Gilbert Aliat Minto, governor-general of East India Company, was born.
23-April-1774British Commander Colonel Chapman defeated Rohilla's army and captured Ruhelkhand.
23-April-1795East India Company gave Warren Hastings a grant of the money and he was honourably acquitted of the charges.
23-April-1858Pandita Ramabai, the social reformer and philosopher, was born in the State of Mysore.
23-April-1913Dhananjay Vithal Keer, famous biographer, was born.
23-April-1926Madhavrao Sapre, the great political leader, passed away.
23-April-1928Narasimha Murtey, the educationist, was born at Nandur, A.P.
23-April-1929Ranjit Film Co. was founded by Chandulal Shah and Gohar at Bombay.
23-April-1929The Fate of the Outlaw', a 7-reel film produced by Majestic Film Co. was prohibited by the Board of Censors, Bombay, on April 23 on the grounds that the film glorifieds crime.
23-April-1930Riots break out in Peshawar; 20 Indians shot down after killing of three Britishers.
23-April-1938Viceroy Lord Linlithgow opens the hydro-electric scheme at Malakand.
23-April-1946Commonwealth Occupation Forces in Japan, exchanging its Spitfire Vllls for Mk XlVs in October and arriving in Japan aboard HMS vengence.
23-April-1955Political Committee of Asian-African Conference at Bandung adopted an Indian resolution calling for a ban on atomic weapons.
23-April-1959Peking Radio reports say that Chinese troops defeated rebels in south-eastern Tibet and have closed Tibet's borders with India and Burma.
23-April-1968Bade Gulam Ali Khan, famous ghazal singer, passed away.
23-April-1987Supreme Court in a judgement confers Hindu widows absolute ownership of property under Hindu Succession Act 1956.
23-April-1991Major parties agree to have polls in Punjab.
23-April-1992Satyajit Ray, internationally famous Indian film producer-director, Bharat Ratna Awardee, passed away at the age of 70.
23-April-1994Ibrahim Sulaiman Sait, former the Indian Union Muslim League president, floats a new party - the Indian National League.
23-April-2000Mumbai regains Ranji Trophy.

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