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Today in History India 24 July

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Check out below about Today in History India 24 July in Indian history or July 24 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 24 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 24 July

1823, 24th July: Slavery was abolished in Chile

1911, 24th July: Hiram Bingham III re-discovered Machu Picchu, “the Lost City of the Incas”

1932, 24th July: Establishment of Ramakrishna Mission Service Foundation

1969, 24th July: Apollo splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean

1985, 24th July: Rajeev Gandhi signed a peace contract with Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowal

1991, 24th July: Finance Minister Manmohan Singh presented a budget laying the groundwork for economic reforms

1991, 24th July: Industrial licensing was scrapped

1994, 24th July: Bodo militants killed 37 Muslims in Assam’s Busbar

1997, 24th July: Ramon Magsaysay Award announced for Bengali writer Mahasweta Devi

2000, 24th July: Vijayalakshmi Subramaniam of Chennai became India’s first female Grandmaster at the Wipro International Chess Championship

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 24

1824: Harish Chandra Mukherjee, an Indian journalist and patriot

1911: Pannalal Ghosh, an Indian flute player, and composer

1928: Keshubhai Patel, an Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Gujarat

1937: Manoj Kumar, an Indian actor, and director

1945: Azim Premji, an Indian business tycoon, investor, engineer, and philanthropist, and the chairman of Wipro Limited

1969: Jennifer Lopez, an American actress, singer, dancer, fashion designer, producer, and businesswoman

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 24

1884: Kristo Das Pal, an Indian journalist, orator, and the editor of the Hindoo Patriot

1971: Gurram Joshua, an Indian-Telugu poet

1980: Uttam Kumar, an Indian film actor

2003: Samit Bhanja, an Indian film actor

2020: Amala Shankar, an Indian danseuse 

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