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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 02 July
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1698, 2nd July: Thomas Savery patented the first steam engine.
1757, 2nd July: The last Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-daula, was mercilessly murdered by a man in his shelter, Mohammad Baig.
1916, 2nd July: The Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University, the first Women’s University in India, started.
1940, 2nd July: Revolutionary leader Subhash Chandra Bose was arrested by the British and sent to Calcutta (now Kolkata).
1972, 2nd July: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and President of Pakistan Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto signed the Simla Agreement.
1983, 2nd July: Inauguration of Atomic Power Plant at Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India.
2001, 2nd July: The first film of the Fast and Furious series was released.
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 2
1904: Rene Lacoste, a French tennis player, and businessman.
1923: Jawaharlalji Darda, a former Indian minister, and freedom fighter, Founder, editor of Lokmat newspaper.
1930: O. V. Vijayan, an Indian author, and cartoonist.
1954: Mohammad Aziz, an Indian playback singer.
1968: Gautami Tadimalla, an Indian film actress.
1990: Margot Robbie, an Australian actress, and producer.
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 2
1566: Nostradamus, a French astrologer, physician, and reputed seer.
1778: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer.
1883: Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician.
1950: Yusuf Meher Ali, an Indian freedom fighter and socialist leader.
1999: Mario Puzo, an American author, screenwriter, and journalist.
2007: Dilip Sardesai, an Indian international cricketer.
2009: Tyeb Mehta, an Indian painter, sculptor and film maker.
2011: Chaturanan Mishra, an Indian politician and trade unionist.
2013: Douglas Engelbart, an American engineer, and inventor.
What happened in India on 02 July
Nawab Siraj-ud-Daula was captured and assassinated. He was stabbed with a knife by Muhammad Beg at the instance of Miran, son of Mir Zafar.
Shantiswaroop Dhavan, former Governor of West Bengal, was born.
Ram Sewak Yadav, social reformer, politician and leader, was born in Tala Village, Uttar Pradesh.
Nandkishor Bal, great Odia poet, passed away.
Amritlal Basu, famous Bengali playwright, died.
Chandra K. N. Patel was born at Baramati near Pune. In 1974, he was the youngest scientist to be elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. Besides, he is the recipient of the Ballantine Medal, The Worykin Award and The lamme Medal. Chandra K. N. Patel is the Executive Director of one of the divisions of the AT&T Bell Laboratories, USA.
Muhammad Baqa Jilani, one Test for India, 0-55, died at the age of 29.
Yusuf Meharali, socialist leader, died.
Prof M S Thacker, DG-CSIR, laid the foundation stone for the wind tunnel complex.
Pandit Kunjilal Dubey, freedom fighter, educationalist and politician, passed away.
Shimla Treaty’ was singed between Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her Pakistani counterpart Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
Nanankal Krishna Pillai, famous Malyalam poet, died.
Six new ministers inducted into the Union Cabinet.
Delhi High Court stays the Lok Sabha Speaker’s order disqualifying four Janata Dal MPs under the anti-defection law.
ONGC converted into corporation by ordinance.
Screening for Hepatitis C made mandatory all over India.
India and Sri Lanka sign an agreement on promoting agricultural research in New Delhi.
In Jammu and Kashmir, nine people are killed by unidentified militants.
Medha Patkar of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) planned a ‘fast’ to protest against the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP).
Sahara India, sponsor of the Sahara Cup annual cricket series between India and Pakistan in Canada, withdrew sponsorship in view of the Kargil conflict.
The Indian Army launches a three pronged attack on Kargil. India is firm on Pakistan pullout from the area.
At least 30 people had died after a boat collapsed in Kumla river near Pratapur in Madhubani district of Bihar.