29 September Special day in India

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29 September special day in India

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Today’s Historical Events on September 29

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1829, 29th September: London Metropolitan Police established

1916, 29th September: John D Rockefeller became the first billionaire of the World

1917, 29th September: The first school of the Indian Education Society, King George High School, was opened at Dadar, Mumbai

1938, 29th September: The Munich conference began, attended by Neville Chamberlain, Edouard Daladier, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini 

1941, 29th September: In the World War II, Nazis killed 33,771 Jews in Kyiv

1950, 29th September: The first automatic telephone answering machine was tested by the US Bell Telephone company

1963, 29th September: Birla galaxy launched in Kolkata, the first galaxy in Asia

1981, 29th September: A Delhi-Srinagar flight was hijacked by five Khalistan activists and was made to land in Lahore, Pakistan 66 of the 117 passengers were set free on arrival in Lahore

2008, 29th September: The Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual brought the New York Stock Exchange index down 778 in a single day The US stock market was down the most

2012, 29th September: Altamas Kabir becomes the 39th Chief Justice of India

2016, 29th September: The Indian Army conducted a “Surgical Strike” against suspected militants in Pakistani-administered Kashmir

29 September in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on September 29

1786: Guadalupe Victoria, the first president of Mexico

1899: László Bíró, Hungarian-Argentinian journalist and inventor, invented the ballpoint pen 

1901: Enrico Fermi, Nobel Prize-winning Italian-American physicist He has been called the “architect of the nuclear age” and the “architect of the atomic bomb”

1925: Dr Sharad Chandra Gokhale, Indian social worker

1928: Brajesh Mishra, the first Indian National Security Advisor

1932: Mehmood, Indian comedian, film director, and producer

1932: Hamid Dalwai, a Muslim social reformer, thinker, activist, and Marathi language writer in Maharashtra, India

1943: Lech Walesa, the first democratically-elected President of Poland, winner of the Nobel Prize

1947: S H Kapadia, India’s 38th Chief Justice

1951: Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s first female president

29 September in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on September 29

855: Roman Emperor Lothar I   

1560: King Gustav I of Sweden

1833: King Ferdinand VII of Spain

1913: Rudolf Diesel, a German inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the Diesel engine, and his suspicious death at sea

1925: Leon Bourgeois, French police officer, and politician, 64th Prime Minister of France, Nobel Prize laureate 

1927: Willem Einthoven, Indonesian-Dutch physiologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate

1987: Henry Ford II, an American businessman

2004:  Balamani Amma, an Indian poet

2010: Georges Charpak, Polish-born French physicist from a Jewish family who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1992

2013: S N Goenka, an Indian teacher of Vipassanā meditation

2017: Tom Alter, Indian actor

29 September in Indian History – What happened in India on 29 September

British East India Company and New East India company merged.

Robert Clive, one of the founders of British empire in India and diplomat, was born.

Robert Lord Clive founded the British empire in India.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in Madras.

Chhajju Ram, social worker and teacher, was born at Manawar, Chhamb.

Labour MP James Keir Hardie accuses UK of running India ‘like the Czar runs Russia’.

German cruiser Emden shells Madras.

Japanese vessel ‘Kamagata Maru’ reached Baj Baj near Calcutta from Vancouver carrying Indian revolutionaries.

Ramnath Baburao Kenny, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for India in 1950’s), was born in Bombay.

Hamid Dalwai, Muslim social reformer, was born.

The British police shot Matangini Hazra, a 72-year old woman of Tamluk town in Midnapur district, when she was leading the flag at Tamluk in August movement procession.

Arati Saha successfully swam the English Channel. She was the first Asian lady to achieve the feat.

1,000 people were killed as a reservoir burst.

Union Carbide India Ltd in Bombay was commissioned Reclamation Plant Sewage Water of India for commercial use.

Cyclone & tidal wave off Bay of Bengal kills as many as 10,000 people.

India and Bangladesh signed settlement for distributing Ganga river water.

Delhi-Srinagar Indian Airlines Boeing 737 flight was diverted to Lahore, Pakistan by five Khalistan activists of the Dal Khalsa International. On board there were 117 passengers out of which 66 were freed on arrival in Lahore.

1988 Nobel Peace Prize for U.N. Peace-Keeping Forces.

Central Government adopt a three-pronged strategy to create additional 30 lakh jobs outside the government sector over the next five years.

Ustad Yunus Hussain Khan, famous singer of ‘Agra Gharana’, passed away.

Andhra CM Janardhana Reddy resigned.

Forex norms relaxed for wide range of purposes.

Ramesh Krishnan and Leander Paes put India into the World round of 16 nations in the Davis Cup tennis by defeating Britain (4-1).

JD, JD(A) and SJP merge to fight BJP in the assembly elections.

National Human Rights Commission set up.

Cable Television Regulation Ordinance issued.

Gulf nations suspend Indian flights on account of plague epidemic.

Water from Krishna river (AP) released for Madras.

Crown Prince of Spain, Felipe de Borbon, visits India.

IRS-1D, fourth Indian Remote Sensing satellite, successfully launched off by PSLV-CI, the country’s first operational polar satellite launch vehicle, from Sriharikota. With this launch, India became a member of the exclusive club of nations capable of launching the heavier class of satellites.

ISRO successfully launches its largest sounding rocket, Rohini (RH-560 mk, 11 total payload, 127 kg).

Jaswant Singh, External Affairs Minister, meet his Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz meet at the SAARC ministerial meeting.

A special court convicted former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao and his then cabinet colleague Buta Singh in the JMM MPs’ bribery case. Nine others got benefit of doubt.

India loses to Britain in the play off for the fifth and sixth places in the hockey match at the Sydney Olympics.

Tata Ramachandra Prasad to be the next Cabinet Secretary.

Nayudu award goes to former India cricket captain Lt. Col. Hemu Adhikari.

The Appellate Authority of the Industrial and Financial Reconstruction stays the order of the BIFR permitting winding up of Bharat Gold Mines Limited, KGF, Karnataka.

The Government raises the prices of petroleum products across- the-board while cutting import and excise duties on crude oil, diesel and motor spirit (petrol).

Union Minister of State for Agriculture S.B.P.B.K. Satyanarayana Rao quits the from Cabinet.

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