June 9Today in Indian History

Historical Events

  • 1752 French army surrenders to the British in Trichinopoly, India
  • 1964 Lal Bahadur Shastri becomes Prime Minister of India after being selected by the ruling Congress Party after Jawaharlal Nehru passed away

  • 1967 Boycott scores 246* v India, Leeds, 573 minutes, 29 fours 1 six

More Indian History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1977 Roopa Mishra, Indian civil servant
  • 1977 Amisha Patel, Indian actress
  • 1985 Sonam Kapoor, Indian actress (Neerja), born in Bombay, India

Famous Deaths

  • 1716 Banda Bahadur, Sikh military commander, executed in Delhi by Mughal forces at 45
  • 1900 Birsa Munda, Indian tribal freedom fighter, religious leader and folk hero of the Munda tribe who led an uprising in Bengal against the British Raj, dies in jail awaiting trial at 24
  • 1994 Dhirendra Bhramachari [Flying Swami], hindu leader, dies at 70
  • 2011 M. F. Husain, Indian artist and painter, dies at 95

Leave a Comment

Scroll to Top
My Revolution parts

Subscribe to our YouTube channel