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Today in History India 12 July

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Check out below about Today in History India 12 July in Indian history or July 12 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 12 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 12 July

1674, 12th July: The Maratha ruler Shivaji Maharaj signed a treaty of friendship with the East India Company.

1961, 12th July: Panshet and Khadakwasla dam burst. Floods in Pune killed 2,000 people, displaced 100,000.

1982, 12th July: Establishment of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).

1985, 12th July: P. N. Bhagwati became the 17th Chief Justice of India.

1998, 12th July: France defeated defending champions Brazil 3-0 to win the 16th FIFA World Cup.

2005, 12th July: International cricket umpire David Shepherd took retirement from international cricket.

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 12

100 BC: Julius Caesar, Roman politician and general.

1817: Henry Thoreau, an American naturalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher.

1854: George Eastman, an American entrepreneur.

1909: Bimal Roy, an Indian film director.

1962: Shiva Rajkumar, an Indian film actor, producer, and television presenter.

1965: Sanjay Manjrekar, an Indian cricket commentator and former cricketer. 

1997: Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for woman education.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 12

1910: Charles Rolls, co-founded the Rolls-Royce car manufacturing firm. 

1999: Rajendra Kumar, an Indian film actor.

2012: Dara Singh, an Indian professional wrestler, actor, and politician. 

2013: Pran, an Indian actor.

2013: Amar Bose, an American entrepreneur and academic.

What happened in India on 12 July

Savtamali, famous saint, attains ‘samadhee’.

Bahlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan and founder of Lodi dynasty, died in Delhi.

Husain Quli, the new Governor of Bengal, defeated the rebels and put them to fight. Daud was captured and put to death.

Chhatrapati Shivaji signed a friendship treaty with East India Company.

First Indian Steam Engine Ship “Diana-a-Gunboat”sailed in a sea near Calcutta. It was built by Kyd & Co.

Vishvanath Kashinath Rajwade, great Historian, was born.

Dangambarrao G. Bindu, politician and father of Hydrabad Liberation Party, was born.

Vimal Rai, film producer and director, was born.

Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.

Siddharthacharry V, educationist and diplomat, was born at Mysore.

The 16,000-foot Shyok ice dam in the Himalayas bursts flooding the Indus Valley at Kashmir.

Pochiah Krishnamurthy, great Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1971 WI tour), was born in Hyderabad.

Ban on RSS lifted on the assurance that it abjures violence.

Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die.

Sahajada Karim became Aga Khan.

Bhagalpur University was established in Bihar.

Ranchi University was established.

Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay, Indian middle-order batsman), was born in Mangalore.

Major flood in Alaknanda river resulted in sweeping of buses and claimed 600 lives.

Congress (I) gets absolute majority in Rajya Sabha.

West Bengal Governor Dr. Nurul Hasan, 72, died.

India expels Pak diplomat; Indian attache tortured in Islamabad.

Vasant (V. P. Sathe), film critic, journalist, publisher and author, passed away.

Bail granted to Harshad Mehta, prime accused in the securities scam.

Lok Sabha adopts resolution extending President’s Rule in J & K for 6 months.

Ram Vilas Paswan presents railway budget 96-97 with 10\% hike in freight and upper class journeys.

India will not reverse the nuclear programme, declared Mr. Vajpayee.

India sets a deadline for intruders withdrawal from Kargil, announces suspension of air strikes.

Rajendra Kumar (71), legendary actor who acted in over 150 Hindi films, died in Mumbai.

67 persons died in a landslide triggered by torrential rains in Ghatkopar, a Mumbai suburb.

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