Today in History – 5 July

today in history 5 july

1658

Aurangzeb arrested Murad.

18574

Baigum Hazrat Mahal again attacked on Lucknow.

1882

Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882-1927), classical singer and Muslim mystic, was born. He was instrumental in bringing Sufism to the music.

1901

B. N. Sircar, producer and founder of International Film Craft and New Theaters Ltd., Calcutta was born at Bhagalpur. His films are Boker Bojha, Chorekanta, Chasar Meye (1931).

1905

Lord Curzon joined the part of Bengal to Assam and divided Bengal.

1916

Indian Women’s University was established at Hingne near Poona by Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve with just four students. After 1920, it was renamed as Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Indian Women’s University.

1916

Archik Venkatesh Gopalkrishna, great poet, journalist and orator, was born at Dharwar, Mysore.

1917

`Hindumashinary Society’ was established by Gajanan Bhaskar Vaidya.

1947

Indian Act, 1947 was presented in British Parliament, which was then accepted by the emperor on 18th July.

1957

Dr. Anugrah Narain Singh, great leader, freedom fighter, educationist and Minister of India, died..

1968

Naval Submarine wing in Indian Naval Force came into existence with the arrival of the first submarine from the Soviet Union.

1981

Rajan Mahadevan recites 31,811 digits of ¦(pie) from memory.

1990

G. C. Saxena, J&K Governor, promulgated J&K Disturbed Areas Act, 1990, declaring several districts as disturbed area.

1992

Centre scraps octroi in Union Territories.

1993

Supreme Court dismisses the stay petition of Union Government regarding lifting of ban on the RSS and the Bajrang Dal by the Babri Tribunal.

1995

Tarapur nuclear station controlled the leakage and soil contamination within the natural background radiation levels.

2000

Rachita Mistry breaks P.T. Usha’s long-standing record in 100m (11.39s) clocking 11.26s in the National circuit meet in Bangalore.

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