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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 14 August
1893 France became the first country to introduce Motor Vehicle Registration
1945 Japan surrendered in World War II
1947 Pakistan was given independence from the British Raj, formally ending the rule of the British India Company
1947 Harilal Jekisundas Kania Appointed as the Chief Justice of India, succeeding Patrick Spence And Lord Mountbatten became the first Governor-General of India
1962 Bombay high court and Calcutta high court were established in India
1973 The Pakistan constitution of 1973 came into effect
1980 Centre nationalized Maruti company
1986 Benazir Bhutto was jailed by Pakistani dictator Zia
1987 Bharat Ratna which is the highest civilian award in India, was conferred to Khan Abdul Gaffar KhanHe was the first non Indian to receive the award
2006 Pluto officially lost its status as Planet
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on August 14
1777 Hans Christian Oersted , Danish physicist and chemist He discovered the electric current creates magnetic field, which was the first connection found between electricity and magnetism
1883: Ernest Everett Just, a pioneering African-American biologist, academic and science writer
1957 Johnny Lever, Indian film actor He is the most noted comedian in Hindi cinema
1962 Rameez Raza, Pakistani cricketer and sportcaster
1966 Halley Berry, American actress She was the first African American female to win the best actess Oscar for her role in Monster’s Ball
1983 Sunidhi Chauhan, Indian playback singer
1983 Mila Cunis, American actress
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on August 14
1922 Lord Nightcliffe, founder of Daily Mail and Daily Mirror newspaper
1951 William Randolph Heast, King of American Yellow Press
1958 Fredric Joliot Curie, French physicist Awarded Nobel prize in chemistry in 1935 for their discovery of Artificial Radioactivity
1984 Khashaba Jadhav, first Indian wrestler to get medal in Olympic games
1988 Enzo Ferrari, Italian race car driver and founder of Ferrari
2011 Shammi Kapoor, Indian film actor
2012 Vilasrao Deshmukh, Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Maharashtra state
What happened in India on 14 August
Bombay High Court was established for Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu territory. This court has benches at Nagpur, Panaji and Aurangabad.
Gandhiji published “The Green Pamphlet” at Rajkot and then toured to Bombay, Madras, Poona and Calcutta educating Indians in regard to grievances of South African Indians.
S. K. Patil, Congress leader, was born.
Rushikesh Mulgaonkar, Air Chief Marshal (1976-78), was born.
Usha Mehta, freedom fighter, started broadcasting from a secret transmitter on the wave length of 42.84 meters. This channel was used for freedom movement telecasts.
Sir Harilal Jekisundas Kania was appinted as the Chief Justice of India. He was in this office till 05/11/1951.
Pakistan was partitioned from India. Gandhiji hailed the following day as one of rejoicing for deliverance from British bondage.
‘State Carrom Association’ was established in Mumbai.
Week-long flood death toll reaches 1,000.
Pravin Kalyan Amre, cricketer (Indian batsman, century on Test debut 1992), was born in Bombay.
Centre nationalizes Maruti company.
Bharat Ratna, India’s highest award, was given to Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan (1890-1988), Frontier Gandhi. He is the first non-Indian to receive this honour.
A soldier in a guard of honor attacks Indian Prime Minister Gandhi with his rifle butt at Sri Lanka.
15 bus passengers massacred in J&K.
New governors for MP, Bihar, West Bengal & Tripura.
Amrit Rai, son of Munshi Premchand, died.
Special session of Parliament to commemorate 50 years of independence.
Classical vocalist Shamshad Begum, who enthralled radio listeners in the 30s and 40s, died in Mumbai.
The Government transferred Revenue Secretary N. K. Singh and Finance Secretary Montek Singh Ahluwalia.