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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 13 July
1830, 13th July: Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Alexander Duff started Scottish Church College with five students.
1837, 13th July: Queen Victoria moved into Buckingham Palace. It has since become the official Royal residence of England.
1863, 13th July: More than a thousand people were injured in a riot by opponents of the Civil War draft in New York.
1929, 13th July: The revolutionary Jatindranath Das started a 63-day historic hunger strike that led to his death.
2011, 13th July: The country’s financial capital, Mumbai, was rocked by triple blasts. The blasts took place at Jhaveri Bazaar, Opera House, and Dadar in Mumbai.
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 13
1863: Margaret Murray, an Anglo-Indian Egyptologist, archaeologist, anthropologist, historian, and folklorist.
1892: Kesarbai Kerkar, an Indian classical vocalist of the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana.
1953: Vairamuthu Ramasamy, an Indian poet, lyricist, and novelist.
1982: Master Saleem, an Indian singer from Punjab, India.
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 13
1990: Bobby Talyarkhan, an Indian cricket commentator.
1995: Ashapurna Devi, a prominent Indian novelist, and poet.
2000: Indira Sant, an Indian-Marathi poet.
2009: Nilu Phule, an Indian actor.
2010: Manohari Singh was an Indian music director, and saxophonist.
What happened in India on 13 July
Baji Prabhu Deshpande, one of the warriors in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s kingdom, died.
Raja Ram Mohun Roy and Alexander Duff, in 1921 Scottish Church College, General Assembly s Institution was established with only five students, where teaching of the Bible took an important part.
Gandhiji opposes Bengal Partition, supports boycott of British goods. During Gokhale Lajpat Rai’s deputation to Britain, he appeals to Colonial statesmen to treat India “an integral part of the Empire” with consideration. Sanjeevan, weekly from Calcutta, also raised the motto to boycott British Goods.
Premnath Bazaz, famous Kashmir freedom fighter, was born.
Hari Vishnu Kamat, great politician, was born.
Shriman Narayan, educationist, administrator and diplomat, was born in Etawah, U.P.
Tulsi Prasad Khaitan, great industrialist, was born in Chandi village, Bihar .
Ramkrishna Bakre (Tatya), veteran journalist and music critic, was born.
Jatindranath Das started fast strike.
Swarup Kishan Reu, cricket test umpire for 17 tests from 1978-85, was born in Delhi and was honoured by Padmashree in 1986. He joins the record of umpiring most Tests for India.
An Indian Independence Bill was moved in the British Parliament on 4th July 1947 which became an ‘Act’ on 13th July 1947. Two Boundary Commissions under Sir Cyril Radcliff were appointed to demarcate the boundaries of Punjab and Bengal.
Nehru asks Stalin and Acheson to restore peace in Korea.
Behram Navrosji Karanjia, leading merchant and director of various companies, passed away.
Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler), was born in Calcutta.
India’s first one-day international was played vs England at Headingley.
Second developmental launch of ASLV. Stretched Rohini Satellite Series (SROSS-2). This carried remote sensing payload of German space agency in addition to Gamma Ray astronomy payload. Could not be placed in orbit.
Union Ministers Arun Nehru, Arif Mohammed Khan and Satpal Malik submitted their resignation in protest against O.P.Chautala’s taking over as CM of Haryana.
Boby Talyarkhan, famous sports critic and author, died.
Devyani Chaubal, film journalist, passed away.
A mob, allegedly of Shiv Sainiks, attacks and ransacks official residences of Congress leaders Chagan Bhujbal and Madhukar Pichad (Assembly).
India and Germany sign an agreement on promoting and protecting investment in Bonn.
The Government is prevented from tabling the Women’s Reservation Bill.
Floods claim 15 more lives in Bihar.
Militants attack the residential complex of Border Security Force (BSF) in Madar village near Bandipur and take 12 persons as hostages after killing four.