6 January 1664
Chhatrapati Shivaji attacked Surat.
6 January 1818
Dominion of Holkar in India is annexed with Rajput states and come under the British protection.
6 January 1832
Publication of ‘Darpan’ magazine started.
6 January 1842
4,500 British & Indian troops leave Kabul.
6 January 1847
Saint Tyagaraja, the great musician, died.
6 January 1947
All India Congress Committee accepted the division of the country.
6 January 1948
Security Council takes up India’s complaint charging Pakistan with aggression in Kashmir.
6 January 1953
Stalin Peace Prize awarded to Dr. S. Kitchlew.
6 January 1972
America declared Naval Drill in the Indian Ocean.
6 January 1979
Rohini-200, first monsoon experimental rocket, launched from Thumba.
6 January 1980
In the general election (7th) of India, Indira Gandhi led Indian National Congress Party gains a two-thirds majority in the Lok Sabha legislative elections.
6 January 1981
Indian Ocean bed on their research ship Gavesani of the National Institute succeeded from the depth of 4,300 meters.
6 January 1987
An International Conference to commemorate the 75 anniversary of the African National Congress opens in New Delhi.
6 January 1989
Satwant Singh (24) and Kehar Singh (54) executed for the murder case of Smt. Indira Gandhi in Tihar Jail at New Delhi.