Julius Caesar, the “dictator for life” of the Roman Empire, was murdered by his own senators at a meeting in a hall next to Pompey’s Theatre. The conspiracy against Caesar encompassed as many as sixty noblemen, including Caesar’s own protege, Marcus Brutus.
Akbar removed ‘Jeziya’ or toll-tax for his non-Muslim subjects.
First Marathi Almanac (Panchang) started by Ganpat Krishnaji.
Guru Hanuman was born at Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan. He was the pioneer and contributor of wrestling in India. He was bestowed with the Padamshri in 1983. His pupil Satpal and Kartar Singh won Gold Medals in Asian Games.
Osmania University was established at Hyderabad.
Gorkha Rifles Battalion Group (INDBATT) unit was raised as the 4th Battalion, the 2nd King Edward VII’s own Gorkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles) by Lt Col O’de T Lovett at Deharadun.
Attlee offers India full independence after agreement on constitution in London.
Planning Commission Day.
President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress to urge the passage of legislation guaranteeing voting rights for all.
Indian Navy’s first Helicopter Squadron was commissioned in Goa.
Lok Sabha passes Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 1997.
Mr. Vajpayee is appointed Prime Minister. The number of MPs supporting the formation of a government by the BJP stands at 264 in a house of 539, just short of the working majority of 270. However, the President sees the figure as crossing the half-way mark as the Telugu Desam decides to remain neutral. Earlier, the Congress(I) conveys to the President its decision not to stake claim to form a government.