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Today In Indian History - Historical Events of India

DateEvent Name
02/05/1630 Har Rai, Sikh Guru, was born.
02/05/1919 Sitaram Kesri, veteran Congress leader, was born.
02/05/1922 Gandhiji, following Chauri Chaura (U.P.) tragedy in which 22 police constables and one sub-inspector were burnt to death by a mob, fasts for five days and abandons plan of satyagraha movement.
02/05/1922 Amar Nath Sehgal, sculptor, was born at Campbellpur (W. Pakistan). His important works are ""Voice of Africa (Ghana-1958)"", A Cricketer (1961) and Mahatma Gandhi, Amritsar, To space Unknown (bronze, Moscow-1963)"", etc.
02/05/1924 Gandhiji was released after operated on for appendicitis in Sassoon Hospital, Poona.
02/05/1931 Krishna Film Co., Bombay produced a 7,659 feet long 'Krishnatone Talkie Programme No. 1, which was released quite before the release of 'Alam Ara,' first talkie film of India. The Krishnatone Programme was censored at C.C. No. 9906 on February 5 and the programme contained the following: (1) Arabic Song (2) Indian Orchestra No.1 (3) Indian Orchestra No.2 (4) Indian Orchestra No.3 (5) Jal Tarang Solo (6) Hindi Song No. 1 (7) Hindi Song No.2 (8) Hindi Song No. 3 (9) Bengali Song (10) Garba No. 1 (11) Garba No. 2 (12) Gujarati Comic Song (13) Hindi Chorus Song No. 1 (14) Hindi Chorus Song No. 2 (15) Dilruba Solo (16) Violin Solo (17) Goanese Song.
02/05/1936 Baba Maharaj Satarkar (Nilkanth Gyaneshwar Gore - Satarkar) was born.
02/05/1949 Judgement on Gandhi's murder; Godse and Apte to be executed.
02/05/1968 Narottam Nagar, veteran hindi writer, passed away.
02/05/1970 Kauai Aadheenam, Hindu monastery, site of Kadavul Hindu Temple, Saiva Siddhanta Church headquarters, San Marga Sanctuary and editorial offices of Hinduism Today were founded today at Hawaii's Garden Island.
02/05/1981 Kuda Bux, great Indian mystic (I'd Like to See), passed away at 75.
02/05/1986 Laxmanrao Sardesai, famous Marathi and Konkani litterateur, passed away.
02/05/1991 The last of 1.2 lakh Indians in Kuwait manage to return to India.
02/05/1992 Ajit Singh elected 'real J.D.' President.
02/05/1992 D.D. Lapang takes over as the new CM of Meghalaya.
02/05/1992 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar.
02/05/1993 The Supreme Court directs the Union Government to forcibly produce Manipur Speaker Dr. Borobabu Singh before it on March 23 in a contempt case.
02/05/2000 A.B. Vajpayee, Prime Minister, defends the Gujarat Government's order lifting the ban on Government employees from participating in RSS activities.


Other Historical Dates and Events
07/22/1925Govind Talwalkar, famous journalist and editor, was born.
08/17/1882Sir Ram Nath Chopra, noted professor of Pharmacology, was born.
11/02/2000Sinam Chandramani Singh (18), national bravery award winner, his brother Sinam Robin Singh and their aunt were among 10 killed in firing by eight Assam Rifles personnel at Malom near Imphal.
11/06/1997Chief Executives of public sector banks and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, after a meeting in New Delhi, decide to grant greater administrative autonomy to select public sector banks.
07/06/1944Mahatama Gandhi was for the first time addressed as 'Father of Nation'.
07/05/1947Indian Act, 1947 was presented in British Parliament, which was then accepted by the emperor on 18th July.
04/09/1695Waman Pandit, famous pandit poet, took samadhee at Bhogav.
06/25/1998Sikh high priests exonerate the Akali Dal leader and chief of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, of charges of violating a ``Hukumnama'' (religious edict) issued by the Akal Takht, which prescribed a complete boycott of the members of the Nirankari missions for their ''blasphemous'' activities.
02/10/1910Smt. Durga Bhagwat, veteran Marathi writer, was born.
12/04/1973Mohan Rakesh, famous modern Hindi dramatist, novelist and story writer, passed away.