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Today in History India 25 February 2023

Check out below about Today in History India 25 February in Indian history or February 25 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 25 February 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.

Today’s Historical Events on February 25

1510, 25th Feb: Albuquerque, a Portuguese general, with a surprise attack, captured the fort of Panaji.

1945, 25th Feb: Turkey declared war on Germany during World War II.

1968, 25th Feb: Mohammad Hidayatullah became the 11th Chief Justice of India.

1975, 25th Feb: Shah Faisal, the then ruler of Saudi Arabia, was assassinated by his nephew, Prince Faisal bin Mussad.

1986, 25th Feb: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos stepped down after 20 years in power.

2012, 25th Feb: World Health Organization removed India from the list of polio endemic countries.

Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on February 25

1884: Ravishankar Vyas, an Indian independence activist, social worker, and Gandhian.

1903: Kailas Nath Wanchoo, the tenth Chief Justice of India.

1938: Farokh Engineer, a former Indian cricketer.

1943: George Harrison, an English musician, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer.

1948: Danny Denzongpa, an Indian film actor, singer, and film director.

1974: Divya Bharti, an Indian film actress.

1981: Shahid Kapoor, an Indian actor.

Death Anniversaries of famous people on February 25

1999: Glenn Theodore Seaborg, an American chemist.

2001: Sir Donald George Bradman, an Australian international cricketer.

2016: Bhavarlal Hiralal Jain, an Indian entrepreneur.

2017: William Paxton, an American actor, and director. 

What happened in India on 25 February

25-February-1510
Portuguese Catholics conquer Goa under Albuquerque, the then Governor, to serve as capital of their Asian maritime empire beginning conquest and exploitation of India by Europeans.

25-February-1586
King Birbal, renowned wit and one amongst the ‘Navratna’ of Emperor Akbar’s Court, died in a war with Usuf Jard Kabile.

25-February-1600
Saint Eknath, bhagwatbhakt, passed away.

25-February-1760
Lord Clive left India. His successors as Governors of India were J. Holwell and H. Vansittart from July 1760 to 1765. He was re-posted to India on May 3, 1765.

25-February-1840
Vinayak Konddev Oak, Marathi litteratewur, was born.

25-February-1844
Girishchandra Ghosh, famous Bengali actor and dramatist, was born.

25-February-1869
Anand Shankar Bapubhai Dhruv, Sanskrit Pandit and editor of monthly magzine ‘Vasant’ , was born.

25-February-1884
Ravishankar Maharaj, freedom fighter and national leader of the country, was born at Radhu village of Kaira District.

25-February-1886
Narmadashankar Lalshankar Dave ‘Narmad’, social reformer and famous Gujrati litterateur, passed away.

25-February-1894
Meher Baba (1894-1969) of Poona, Indian saint of Persian origin and gifted with psychic powers of prediction, was born. The mystical teachings of this silent sage stressed love, self-inquiry and God consciousness.

25-February-1897
Dr. Amarnath Jha, educationist, was born.

25-February-1897
A. Vedaratnam, freedom fighter, nationalist and leader, was born in an orthodox Saiva Vellala community.

25-February-1903
Judge Kailas Nath Wanchoo, chief Justice of Supreme Court of India, was born.

25-February-1909
Gandhiji arrested at Volksrust; sentenced to 3 months.

25-February-1910
Dalai Lama, Tibeten monk, flees from Chinese troops and takes refuge in India.

25-February-1920
Balraj Madhok was born.

25-February-1923
S. Kumaran, political, social reformer and Trade Union worker, was born in Alleppey, Kerala.

25-February-1927
Balkrishna Buwa Echalkaranjikar, father of `Khyal Gayaki’, passed away.

25-February-1938
Farokh Manekshaw Engineer, great Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1961-75), was born in Bombay.

25-February-1962
India Congress Party wins elections.

25-February-1963
Nehru refuses to recognize China-Pakistan border pact in New Delhi.

25-February-1968
Judge Mohammad Hidayatullah became the Chief Justice of India. He held this office till 16/12/1970.

25-February-1970
Mannathu Padmanabhan, great social worker and president of the Tranvancore Devasworn Board, passed away.

25-February-1976
India announces plan to penalize parents who have more than two children.

25-February-1977
Second satellite Earth Station established at Dehradun.

25-February-1982
J. K. Irani, cricket wicketkeeper (2 Tests for India 1947-48), passed away.

25-February-1987
The Railway Minister announces introduction of 8 superfast trains from April 1.

25-February-1992
Beant Singh sworn in as CM of Punjab.

25-February-1992
Railway budget proposes 20\% hike in upper class passenger fares.

25-February-1993
113 MPs arrested and Murali Manohar Joshi injured in police action.

25-February-1993
BJP rally in New Delhi foiled.

25-February-1993
Kranti Renadev, a naxalite under trial in Andhra, freed.

25-February-1995
Bomb attack on a train in Assam; 27 soldiers killed.

25-February-1998
Tendulkar’s first first-class 204* for Mumbai vs Australia.

25-February-1999
The curtains came down on the fifth National Games. Manipur won the overall championship while swimmers Nisha Millet of Karnataka and Sebastian Xavier of Kerala were adjudged the best sportswoman and sportsman respectively.

25-February-2000
Justice M. Srinivasan (63), Supreme Court Judge at the Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, died after prolonged illness.

25-February-2000
The Supreme Court stays the Madras High Court order discharging the former Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo, Ms. Jayalalitha, from the two TANSI deal cases.

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