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Today in History India 05 July

Today in History India

Check out below about Today in History India 05 July in Indian history or July 05 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 05 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 05 July

1658, 5th July: Mughal ruler Aurangzeb imprisoned his elder brother Murad Bakhsh.

1954, 5th July: The BBC broadcasted its first television news bulletin.

1954, 5th July: Establishment of Andhra Pradesh High Court.

1975, 5th July: Arthur Ash became the first black player to win Wimbledon singles lawn tennis.

1977, 5th July: Military uprising in Pakistan. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in jail.

1997, 5th July: Martina Hingis, a 16-year-old from Switzerland, defeated Yana Novotna of the Czech Republic to win the women’s singles title at Wimbledon.

2009, 5th July: Roger Federer won record 15th Grand Slam title, defeating Andy Roddick at Wimbledon.

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 5

1882: Inayat Khan, the founder of the Sufi Order.

1918: K. Karunakaran, former Chief Minister of Kerala.

1946: Ram Vilas Paswan, an Indian politician.

1952: Renu Saluja, an Indian film editor.

1968: Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube.

1973: Geeta Kapoor, an Indian choreographer.

1982: Javed Ali, an Indian playback singer.

1995: P. V. Sindhu, an Indian professional badminton player.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 5

1826: Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, a British statesman, best known for his founding of modern Singapore and the Straits Settlements.

1957: Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha, an Indian nationalist statesman.

2006: Thirunalloor Karunakaran, a renowned poet, scholar, teacher, and leftist intellectual of Kerala, India.

What happened in India on 05 July

5-July-1658
Aurangzeb arrested Murad.

5-July-1857
Baigum Hazrat Mahal again attack on Lucknow.

5-July-1882
Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882-1927), classical singer and Muslim mystic, was born. He was instrumental in bringing Sufism to the music.

5-July-1901
B. N. Sircar, producer and founder of International Film Craft and New Theaters Ltd., Calcutta was born at Bhagalpur. His films are Boker Bojha, Chorekanta, Chasar Meye (1931).

5-July-1905
Lord Curzon joined the part of Bengal to Asam and divided Bengal.

5-July-1916
Indian Women’s University was established at Hingne near Poona by Dr. Dhondo Keshav Karve with just four students. After 1920, it was renamed as Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Indian Women’s University.

5-July-1916
Archik Venkatesh Gopalkrishna, great poet, journalist and orator, was born at Dharwar, Mysore.

5-July-1917
‘Hindumashinary Society’ was established by Gajanan Bhaskar Vaidya.

5-July-1946
Ram Vilas Jamun Paswan was born in Shaharbanni, Distt. Khagaria (Bihar).

5-July-1947
Indian Act, 1947 was presented in British Parliament, which was then accepted by the emperor on 18th July.

5-July-1957
Dr. Anugrah Narain Singh, great leader, freedom fighter, educationist and Minister of India, died..

5-July-1968
Naval Submarine wing in Indian Naval Force came into existence with the arrival of the first submarine from the Soviet Union.

5-July-1970
Indian ship capsized in Krishna River in eastern India claiming 150 lives.

5-July-1981
Rajan Mahadevan recites 31,811 digits of ¦(pie) from memory.

5-July-1984
Indian Airlines airbus hijacked, lands in Lahore.

5-July-1990
G. C. Saxena, J&K Governor, promulgates J&K Disturbed Areas Act, 1990, declaring several districts as disturbed area.

5-July-1992
Bahadur Prasad at London sets record for 3000m in 7.56.74.

5-July-1992
Centre scraps octroi in Union Territories.

5-July-1993
Air Marshal Swarup Krishna Kaul appointed Chief of Air Staff.

5-July-1993
Supreme Court dismisses the stay petition of Union Government regarding lifting of ban on the RSS and the Bajrang Dal by the Babri Tribunal.

5-July-1994
Kiran Bedi, Delhi IG, wins Magsaysay Award.

5-July-1994
Vaikom Mohammed Basheer, 86, Malayalam literary genius, died in Beypore in Kerala.

5-July-1995
Tarapur nuclear station controls the leakage and soil contamination within the natural background radiation levels.

5-July-1996
Janata Dal expels dissident Maneka Gandhi from primary membership of the party.

5-July-1997
Janata Dal splits. Laloo Prasad Yadav forms Rashtriya Janata Dal and Sharad Yadav was elected as the Janta Dal president.

5-July-1998
An Amusement and Picnic Resorts Pvt. Ltd. with five dolphins and sea lions was inaugurated at Mahabalipuram.

5-July-1999
Two buses, which were inaugurated from Dhaka, arrive in Calcutta.

5-July-2000
Rachita Mistry breaks P.T. Usha’s long-standing record in 100m (11.39s) clocking 11.26s in the National circuit meet in Bangalore.

5-July-2000
The Prime Minister rules out restoring pre-1953 status to Jammu and Kashmir.

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