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Hockey’s Jadoogar – Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand popularly known as hockey's jadoogar. Dhyan Chand was born on 29th August, 1905 at Allahabad. His father was in the British Indian...
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Today in History – 6 January

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.