Today in History – 25 June

today in history 25 june

1529

Babar reached to his capital Agra after winning Bengal.

1658

6th Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb arrested his father Shahjahan and put him in Agra Fort Jail.

1876

On this day in 1876, Native American forces led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeated the U.S. Army troops of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a bloody battle near southern Montana’s Little Bighorn River.

1880

Syed Muhammad Zamin Ali, great educationist, poet, editor, professor, writer and founder-member of the Hindustani Academy, was born at Mustafabad village in the Rae Bareli district of U.P.

1888

Lord Louis Mountbatten, British politician, was born.

1900

Louis Mountbatten, last British Voiceroy and first Governor General of independent India, was born at England.

1910

Congress passed the Mann Act, also known as the White Slave Traffic Act, which was ostensibly aimed at keeping innocent girls from being lured into prostitution, but really offered a way to make a crime out of many kinds of consensual sexual activity.

1922

Satyendranath Datta, famous Bengali poet, passed away.

1931

Vishwanath Pratapsing, former Prime Minister of India, was born.

1932

India played their first official test match on the ground of Lords against England.

1975

President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed the declaration of Emergency Rule in India. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi implemented the same very next day.

1993

In Ottawa, Kim Campbell sworn as Canada’s 19th prime minister, becoming the first woman to hold the country’s highest office.

1996

Sunderlal Bahuguna, noted environmentalist, ends 74-day repentance fast at Rajghat following assurance from PM Deve Gowda.

1997

USA & India signed a new bilateral treaty for the extradition of fugitive offenders.

1998

Sikh high priests exonerated the Akali Dal leader and chief of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, of charges of violating a “Hukumnama” (religious edict) issued by the Akal Takht, which had prescribed a complete boycott of the members of the Nirankari missions for their ”blasphemous” activities.

2000

The Government agrees on the bifurcation of the Telecom Ministry.

2009

On this day in 2009, Michael Jackson, one of the most commercially successful entertainers in history, died at the age of 50 at his home in Los Angeles, California, after suffering from cardiac arrest caused by a fatal combination of drugs given to him by his personal doctor.

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