1757 - Battle of Plassey. Nawab of Bengal was defeated by East India Company army.
1927 - All India Radio Broadcasting Service started
1980 - Sanjay Gandhi Died in a plane crash
(I was in Hyderabad at this time)
2000 - Journalist Palagummi Sainath got Amnest International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism
picture source: http://www.bjp.org/dr-syama-prasad-mookerjee
1953 DR. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee died in Srinagar while in detention.
When Mukherjee was vice chancellor of Calcutta Univeisity, gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was the chief guet of convocation and addressed the gathering for the first time in Bengali.
1975 - Prannath Tapar, Former Chief of Army
1997 - Acharya Tulasi and Jain religion died.
Updated on 24 June 2018, 30 November 2014