1929 - Bhagat Singh and Rajguru killed Sanders
1933 - Lala Amarnath scored a century on his debut.
1961 - Operation launched to liberate Goa, Daman,Diu from Portuguese rule
1971 - Ceasefire between India and Pakistan
1990 - N. Janardana Reddy was sworn as CM of Andhra Pradesh
1995 - Arms dropped in Purulia, West Bengal from foreign airplane
Defence forces celebrate Vijay Diwas
2012 - Public function at Shivaji Park, Mumbai
PM salutes the courage and indomitable spirit of Indian Armed Forces, on Vijay Diwas
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has saluted the courage and indomitable spirit of Indian Armed Forces, on Vijay Diwas.
"Today, on Vijay Diwas we salute the courage and indomitable spirit of our armed forces. Their service to India is unparalleled", the Prime Minister said.
Bharat Sabha organized by Surendranath Banerjee
Surendranath Banerjee started Indian Association in 1876. The Indian Association organized the National Conference as Bharat Sabha during 28-31, December 1883.
The first session of the Indian National Congress was held on 28 December 1885 in Bombay. The initial name of the organization was Indian National Union.
Vande Mataram was first Sung at Congress session
First talkie film shown in India in Elphinstone Picture place Calcutta
Gavaskar scored 30th century. Beat Bradman's record
On 13 December, 1946, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru moved the Objectives Resolution (of the Constitution of India) in the Constituent Assembly.
1.This Constituent Assembly declares its firm and solemn resolve to proclaim India as an Independent Sovereign Republic and to draw up for her future governance a Constitution;
2.WHEREIN the territories that now comprise British India, the territories that now form the Indian States, and such other parts of India as are outside British India and the States as well as such other territories as are willing to be constituted into the Independent Sovereign India, shall be a Union of them all; and
3.WHEREIN the said territories, whether with their present boundaries or with such others as may be determined by the Constituent Assembly and thereafter according to the law of the Constitution, shall possess and retain the status of autonomous Units, together with residuary powers and exercise all powers and functions of government and administration, save and except such powers and functions as are vested in or assigned to the Union, or as are inherent or implied in the Union or resulting therefrom; and
4.WHEREIN all power and authority of the Sovereign Independent India, its constituent parts and organs of government, are derived from the people; and
5.WHEREIN shall be guaranteed and secured to all the people of India justice, social economic and political : equality of status, of opportunity, and before the law; freedom of thought, expression, belief, faith, worship, vocation, association and action, subject to law and public morality; and
6.WHEREIN adequate safeguards shall be provided for minorities, backward and tribal areas, and depressed and other backward classes; and
7.WHEREBY shall be maintained the integrity of the territory of the Republic and its sovereign rights on land, sea, and air according to justice and the law of civilized nations; and
1845 - First battle Britishers and Sikhs
1958 - Wilson Jones became India's World Billiards Champion
1968 - Har Govind Khorana got Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology
1990 - T N Seshan was appointed CEC
1991 - BJP President MM Joshi set out on Kanya Kumari to Kashmir Ekta Yatra
1994 - H D Devegowda becomes CM of Karnataka
1996 - T.N. Seshan retired.
1825 - First steam engine ship "Enterprise" reached Calcutta
1856 - First Hindu widow married officially
1979 - First International Children's Festival was held in Bombay.
1989 - Hemanand Biswal was sworn in as Orissa Chief Minister
1992 - Riots broke out in India as a response to the demolition of the disputed structure at Ayodhya. More than 800 people were killed as Muslims were on an offensive and Hindus also joined them in fighting pitched battles and killings. L.K. Adani resigned as opposition leader.
1993 - BJP leaders Advani, Joshi and Kalyan Singh were arrested.
1995 - INSAT 2C was launched.
Shekhar Suman (Film actor and TV anchor)
1966 - Nalin Kumar Kateel - Lok Sabha Member 15 & 16 Lok Sabha - Karntaka - Dakshin Kannada
1973 Anil H. Lad 2009 Rajya Sabha Member