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Today in History India 04 July

Today in History India

Check out below about Today in History India 04 July in Indian history or July 04 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 04 July in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.

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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 04 July

1776, 4th July: Representatives of 13 states of America signed the Declaration of Independence of this country in the city of Philadelphia.

1789, 4th July: Agreement made between British East India Company, Peshwa of Pune, and Nizam of Hyderabad to attack Tipu Sultan territory.

1903, 4th July: Dorothy Levitt became the first English woman to compete in a motor race.

1946, 4th July: The Philippines gained independence from the United States.

1997, 4th July: NASA’s Pathfinder landed on Mars.

1999, 4th July: Indian Army recaptured Tiger Hill.

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 4

1790: Sir George Everest, a British surveyor, and geographer.

1897: Alluri Seeta Rama Raju, an Indian revolutionary.

1897: Nanak Singh, an Indian poet, songwriter, and novelist of the Punjabi language.

1898: Gulzarilal Nanda, former Prime Minister of India.

1916: Naseem Banu, an Indian film actress. 

1933: Konijeti Rosaiah, an Indian politician.

1959: Neena Gupta, an Indian actress, and television director.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 4

1826: John Adams, the second president of the United States.

1831: James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States.

1902: Swami Vivekananda, an Indian Hindu monk.

1934: Marie Curie, a Polish and naturalized-French physicist, and chemist.

1963: Pingali Venkayya, an Indian freedom fighter and the designer of the flag on which the Indian national flag was based. 

2020: Bhakti Charu Swami, a spiritual leader of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

What happened in India on 04 July

Kanhoji Angre, former Chief of Navy in Maratha kingdom, died.

Meeran, Mir Jaffer’s son, accidently died on the banks of Ganga near Patna due to lightning.

British East India Company signed a treaty with the Nizam of Hydrabad and Peshwa of Pune against Tipu Sultan, King of Mysore, on the understanding that a cavalry of 10,000 would attack Tipu’s territory and the conquered area would be divided amongst the three.

Nanaksingh, famous Punjabi novelist, was born in a Hindu family in village Chak Hamid, Tehsil Dadan Khan, District Jhelum (now in Pakistan).

Alluri Seetaram Raju, freedom fighter, was born in a Kshatriya clan in Andhra Pradesh. He is rememberred as one of the great sons of India in the annals of Indian history who fought valiantly for his motherland in the early period of the freedom movement.

Vishnuprasad Ranchhoddas Trivedi, famous critic in Gujrati, educationist and author, was born at Umreth, Gujarat .

Swami Shivanand Saraswati, religious leader, was born.

Swami Vivekanand (Narendra Vishwanath Dutta), Indian religious leader and social reformer, died at Memorial Rock, KanyaKumari. His brilliant career came to a sudden end only at the age of 39.

Pandit Nivrittibuwa Sarnaik, singer of ‘Jaypur Gharana’, was born.

Savlaram Ravji Patil (P. Savlaram), film lyrisist and story writer, was born.

Ghulam Ahmed, cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950’s), was born in Hyderabad.

Mahatma Gandhi sentenced to one year imprisonment.

Police inquiry said bombs caused Air India jet disaster in New Delhi.

Sunil Gavaskar celebrated his 115th Test in cricket at Edgbaston.

Capt. W. A. Sangma appointed Governor of Mizoram and A. A. Rahim Governor of Meghalaya.

Union Deputy Ministers were promoted to the rank of Ministers of State.

Fourth test of missile ‘Prithvi’.

Sanskrit made a compulsory subject from sixth to intermediate classes in Uttar Pradesh.

Labhuben Mehta, famous Gujrathi author, died.

Rajan Pillai, business tycoon and biscuit king of India, who was convicted by a Singapore court for multi-million dollar fraud, was arrested in New Delhi.

Mumbai High Court directs BMC to reinstate G.R. Khairnar, the iconoclastic Dy. Municipal Commissioner suspended in `94 and removed from service in October 1996.

Centre frees from its control nine top public sector undertakings, accounting for over Rs. 10,000 crore profits annually, to become global giants by providing them full financial and operational autonomy. This included newsprint and paper from licensing controls.

Over 500 children of Kargil migrants take out a procession to Batalik in a show of solidarity with the Indian army.

S. Vijayalakshmi won the National women’s `A’ chess championship with a round to spare in Kozhikode.

The Indian Army recaptured Tiger Hill after a 11 hour assault, and hoisted the tricolour atop the 16,500 ft. peak.

The trial of the Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi and RJD president Laloo Prasad Yadav in the disproportionate assets case begins.

Volvo’s Environmental Prize went to Prof. Amulya K. N. Reddy of India and three others for their work on ”How the world’s energy resources can be made to suffice as the population grows”.

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