Today in History – 5 July

today in history 5 july


Aurangzeb arrested Murad.


Baigum Hazrat Mahal again attacked on Lucknow.


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


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).


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


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.


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


`Hindumashinary Society’ was established by Gajanan Bhaskar Vaidya.


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


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


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


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


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


Centre scraps octroi in Union Territories.


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


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


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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