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Historical Event on 9/29/1996

Water from Krishna river (AP) released for Madras.

Other Historical Dates and Events
4/26/1999India's Atanu Lahiri and Bhagyashree Thipsay won the men's and women's titles respectively in the Commonwealth chess championship in Bikaner.
9/9/1920Anglo Oriental College of Aligargh became Aligarh Muslim University. It was the first university to use the regional language.
2/14/2000Mr. B. Rachaiah (78), former Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Goa, died in a hospital in Bangalore.
1/21/1952Indian National Congress party wins the 1st General Election of India under the ledearship of Jawaharlal Nehru.
4/30/1958Shiekh Abdulla taken into custody.
12/14/1985Rajiv Gandhi joins the leaders of Greece, Sweden, Tanzania, Mexico and Argentina in a tele-conference as part of the UN ceremony at which they are honoured with the 'Beyond War' award.
9/29/1914Japanese vessel 'Kamagata Maru' reached Baj Baj near Calcutta from Vancouver carrying Indian revolutionaries.
5/26/1916Rangnath Manohar Joshi (Nirmal Guruji), Marathi author, was born.
8/12/1997Gulshan Kumar of Super Cassette Industries was shot dead by four unidentified persons in north-west Mumbai.
10/30/1977One hundred thousand Tamil Hindu tea-pickers, who were expatriated from Sri Lanka, are shipped to Madras, South India.