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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

12-July-1295
Savtamali, famous saint, attains ‘samadhee’.

12-July-1489
Bahlul Khan Lodi, an Afghan and founder of Lodi dynasty, died in Delhi.

12-July-1576
Husain Quli, the new Governor of Bengal, defeated the rebels and put them to fight. Daud was captured and put to death.

12-July-1674
Chhatrapati Shivaji signed a friendship treaty with East India Company.

12-July-1823
First Indian Steam Engine Ship “Diana-a-Gunboat”sailed in a sea near Calcutta. It was built by Kyd & Co.

12-July-1864
Vishvanath Kashinath Rajwade, great Historian, was born.

12-July-1896
Dangambarrao G. Bindu, politician and father of Hydrabad Liberation Party, was born.

12-July-1909
Vimal Rai, film producer and director, was born.

12-July-1920
Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.

12-July-1920
Siddharthacharry V, educationist and diplomat, was born at Mysore.

12-July-1932
The 16,000-foot Shyok ice dam in the Himalayas bursts flooding the Indus Valley at Kashmir.

12-July-1947
Pochiah Krishnamurthy, great Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1971 WI tour), was born in Hyderabad.

12-July-1949
Ban on RSS lifted on the assurance that it abjures violence.

12-July-1949
Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die.

12-July-1957
Sahajada Karim became Aga Khan.

12-July-1960
Bhagalpur University was established in Bihar.

12-July-1960
Ranchi University was established.

12-July-1965
Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay, Indian middle-order batsman), was born in Mangalore.

12-July-1970
Major flood in Alaknanda river resulted in sweeping of buses and claimed 600 lives.

12-July-1980
Congress (I) gets absolute majority in Rajya Sabha.

12-July-1993
West Bengal Governor Dr. Nurul Hasan, 72, died.

12-July-1994
India expels Pak diplomat; Indian attache tortured in Islamabad.

12-July-1994
Vasant (V. P. Sathe), film critic, journalist, publisher and author, passed away.

12-July-1996
Bail granted to Harshad Mehta, prime accused in the securities scam.

12-July-1996
Lok Sabha adopts resolution extending President’s Rule in J & K for 6 months.

12-July-1996
Ram Vilas Paswan presents railway budget 96-97 with 10\% hike in freight and upper class journeys.

12-July-1998
India will not reverse the nuclear programme, declared Mr. Vajpayee.

12-July-1999
India sets a deadline for intruders withdrawal from Kargil, announces suspension of air strikes.

12-July-1999
Rajendra Kumar (71), legendary actor who acted in over 150 Hindi films, died in Mumbai.

12-July-2000
67 persons died in a landslide triggered by torrential rains in Ghatkopar, a Mumbai suburb.

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