Today in History – 28 March

today in history 28 march

1556

Origin of Fasli Era (India).

1645

Har Govind Singh, Sikh Guru, died.

1774

Upset by the Boston Tea Party and other blatant acts of destruction of British property by American colonists, the British Parliament enacts the Coercive Acts, to the outrage of American Patriots, on this day in 1774.

1914

Komagata Maru sailed from Hong Kong to Vancouver with 351 Sikhs and 21 Punjabi Muslim youths under the captaincy of Sardar Gurjeet Singh as a part of ‘Ghadar’ Movement.

1941

Netaji Subhashchandra Bose reached Berlin after his secret underground journey from Calcutta.

1954

The flight undertook its first VVIP commitment, when it carried the first Prime Minister of India, the Late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, from Palam to Tilpat range and back to witness the ‘Fire Power Demo’. It carried wide spectrum of VVIPs, including the President, the Prime Minister, renowned statesmen, Generals, Luminaries and visiting foreign dignitaries.

1963

First meeting of the National Aeronautical Laboratory Executive Council held under the chairmanship of J R D Tata.

1979

At 4 a.m. the worst accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry begins when a pressure valve in the Unit-2 reactor at Three Mile Island fails to close. Cooling water, contaminated with radiation, drained from the open valve into adjoining buildings, and the core began to dangerously overheat.

1984

Bhausaheb Ranade, famous freedom fighter, passed away.

1994

G-15 summit opens with only six heads of Government in New Delhi.

1996

JKLF declared unlawful by central govt.

1997

Final phase of repatriation of Chakma and other tribal refugees of the Chittagong Hill Tracts from Tripura begins.

1999

Pakistan decides to ease visa restrictions for the aged, women and children from India in response to New Delhi’s move towards visa relaxation for several categories of Pakistani nationals.

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