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Today in History India 07 July

Today in History India

Check out below about Today in History India 07 July in Indian history or July 07 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 07 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 07 July

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1763, 7th July: Mir Jafar re-crowned as Nawab of Bengal.

1799, 7th July: Maharaja Ranjit Singh captured Lahore.

1898, 7th July: Hawaiian Islands recognized US sovereignty.

1948, 7th July: Damodar Valley Corporation, the first multipurpose project of independent India, was established.

1985, 7th July: Boris Baker became the youngest player to win the Wimbledon men’s singles title at the age of 17.

2015, 7th July: Launch of the ‘Pashu Poshan’, a web and android platform application developed by the National Dairy Development Board.

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 7

1656: Guru Har Krishan, the eighth of the ten Sikh Gurus.

1914: Anil Biswas, an Indian film music director, and playback singer.

1926: Anand Mohan Zutshi Gulzar Dehlavi, an Indian Urdu poet.

1949: Radhika Roy, an Indian journalist, and the co-founder of NDTV.

1964: Nabam Tuki, former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.

1973: Kailash Kher, an Indian playback singer and music composer.

1981: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, a former Indian international cricketer.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 7

1307: Edward I, King of England.

1890: Henri Nestlé, a German-Swiss confectioner and the founder of Nestlé.

1930: Arthur Conan Doyle, a British writer, and medical doctor. He created the character, Sherlock Holmes.

1982: Bon Maharaj, Indian guru, and religious writer.

1999: Captain Vikram Batra, an officer of the Indian Army, awarded with the Param Vir Chakra.

What happened in India on 07 July

7-July-1763
Britishers declared Mir Jafer as Nawab of Bengal.

7-July-1799
Ranjit Singh captured Lahore in Punjab from Sikh rulers.

7-July-1855
As many as 30,000, people went to Calcutta alongwith weapons to fight the British army.

7-July-1896
The premier show of the ‘Marvel of the Century’, first cinema show India, arranged by the Representatives of French Lumiere brothers- Louis and August Lumiere, was held at Watson Hotel in Bombay. The regular shows, however, started from July 14, 1896 at the Novelty Theatre. This show advertisment appeared in the ‘Times of India’, carrying details of a film show to be held for the first time on Indian soil.

7-July-1901
J. Watsan Harod started a branch of Gramophone Company at Calcutta.

7-July-1905
Six Language penel were started on the Rs. five denomination again. The printing colour of note changed to Red with Special text mentioned, ‘At any office of issue not situated in Burma’.

7-July-1910
‘Bharat History Research Mandal’ was established.

7-July-1917
Ram Subhagsingh, great politician and former Rail Minister, was born.

7-July-1937
Jagdish Prasad Goenka, great industrialist, was born in Calcutta.

7-July-1943
Rasbehari Bose handed over the command of ‘Azad Hind Fauz’ to Netaji Subhashchandra Bose at Singapore.

7-July-1946
Gandhiji addressed the A.I.C.C. meeting at Bombay; Congress accepted the Cabinet Mission plan of May 16.

7-July-1948
Damodar Valley Corporation, first public corporation, was established.

7-July-1962
94 people died in an Italian DC-8 air crash near Bombay.

7-July-1973
78 drowned as flash flood sweeped a bus into a river (India).

7-July-1992
Truckers call off strike.

7-July-1995
Rajan Pillai, 47, died because of denial of timely medical attention by Tihar jail authorities and also within 24 hours of rejection of his plea for medical treatment at Escorts Hospital by the court.

7-July-1997
Armed Kuki militants shot dead 25 persons and injured five seriously in an attack on Paites village in Manipur.

7-July-1998
India wins Singer-Akai Nidahas Trophy defeating Sri Lanka by six runs in the final at Colombo. New Zealand was the third team in the fray.

7-July-1998
Nag, indigenously developed anti-tank missile, is test-fired again.

7-July-1999
M.L. Jaisimha, former Indian Test cricketer, died in Hyderabad.

7-July-1999
The Indian Army recaptures Jubar height in the Batalik sector.

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