1880 - Publication of Illustrated Weekly started.
1952 - India adopted birth control program
1997 - Sitaram Kesri elected Leader of Congress Parliamentary Party. Shard Pawar became leader of Congress Party in Lok Sabha.
Death of Former RLD Bihar state president Ram Asrey Verma
Address of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Indian Science Congress
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100th Session of Indian Science Congress
Full text of speech of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Nifty closed above 6000 for the first time.
News Headlines of the day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 103rd session of Indian Science Congress.
Veepandiya Kattabomman (1760)
Savitribhai Phule (1831)
Jaswant Singh (1938)
This Day in India History - Index Page for the Year