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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 15 July
1662, 15th July: At the second meeting, Sir Robert Moray announced that the King approved of the gatherings, and a royal charter was signed on 15 July 1662 which created the “RoyalSociety of London”, with Lord Brouncker serving as the first president.
1910, 15th July: Emil Kraepelin gave a name to Alzheimer’s disease, naming it after his colleague Alois Alzheimer.
1916, 15th July: Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, started today.
1926, 15th July: The first motor bus route started and ran between Afghan Church and Crawford Market, Mumbai.
1962, 15th July: Algeria became part of the Arab League.
1979, 15th July: Morarji Desai resigned as Prime Minister of India.
1984, 15th July: Punjab was declared a terrorism-affected area after the Sikh community was disturbed in Punjab.
2000, 15th July: All Indian soldiers hostage freed by military operations in Sierra Leone.
2011, 15th July: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched GSAT-12A from Sriharikota through PSLV C-17.
2020, 15th July: Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, CEOs, and celebrities were hacked to promote the Bitcoin scandal.
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 15.
1611: Mirza Raje Jai Singh, a senior general of the Mughal Empire and a ruler of the kingdom of Amer.
1903: K. Kamaraj, the founder and the president of the Indian National Congress and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
1909: Durgabai Deshmukh, an Indian freedom fighter, lawyer, social worker, and politician.
1912: Mohammad Usman, the highest-ranking officer of the Indian Army.
1925: Badal Sarkar, an influential Indian dramatist and theatre director.
1936: Prabhash Joshi, an Indian Journalist.
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 15.
1542: Lisa del Giocondo, an Italian noblewoman.
1904: Anton Chekhov, a Russian playwright, and short-story writer.
1967: Bal Gandharva, was a Marathi singer and stage actor.
1991: Jagannathrao Joshi, an Indian politician.
2004: Banoo Jehangir Coyaji, an Indian physician and activist in family planning and population control.
What happened in India on 15 July
Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy, great Indian Merchant, Industrialist and philanthrophist, was born in Bombay. He aided famine relief, financed public works like wells, roads, causeways and bridges; founded dispensaries and hospitals; established educational institutions and scholarship funds; etc. He was receipent of a Knighthood and many medals.
Ghulam Kadir, the infamous son of Jabita Khan, conquered Delhi.
Judge K. Subba Rao, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.
Kumaraswamy Kamraj, great freedom fighter, social reformer, political leader and member of the Lok Sabha, was born in a trading family at Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu.
Mogubai Kurdikar, veteran singer of ‘Jaypur Gharana’, was born.
Tukaram Tanaji Sawant, educationist and famous Hindi writer, was born at Pokharam, (Maharashtra).
Earthquake in Delhi.
Hridayanand ‘Kumaresh’ Tiwari, great Hindi poet and writer, was born in Reoti, U.P.
Establishment of ‘PEPS’ (Patiyala and East Punjab States Union).
Bharat Ratna, India’s highest award, was announced to be given to Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) by the President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
Narayan Shripad Rajhans (Balgandharv), famous singer and actor, passed away.
Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh, Padma Vibhushan, DFC. retired as the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. After retirement he was appointed as the Ambassador in Switzerland.
Morarji Desai resigns as PM. Jagjivan Ram elected Janata Parliamentary party leader.
Gajanan Vishwanath Ketkar, editor of
Kesri' andMaratha’, passed away.
India protests against China’s intrusion of six to seven km into the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh.
Sandhya Agarwal made 190 runs in third Womens Test Cricket setting a new record in England.
Rajiv Gandhi,Congress President, expels V. C. Shukla, Arif Mohammed Khan and Arun Nehru from Congress for anti-party activities.
The 25-day-old Narasimha Rao government wins a vote of confidence in Lok Sabha by securing 241 to 111; 112 abstained.
Jagannathrao Joshi, veteran leader of Janata Party `Karnataka Kesri’, died.
Lucknow High Court stays any construction activity near the disputed temple in Ayodhya.
JD (A)’s Ajit Singh pegs his group’s support to government on PM’s appearance before the JPC.
Maninderjit Singh Bitta,Punjab Minister of State for Irrigation, appointed new Youth Cong (I) President.
Mahesh Chander Mehta, Environmental activist, wins Ramon Magsaysay Award.
The Maharashtra Government gives the green signal to police to proceed against Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray for his alleged role in the 1992-93 Mumbai communal riots.