May 24Today in Indian History

Historical Events

  • 1916 Last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname
  • 2009 IPL Cricket Final, New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, RSA: Deccan Chargers beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 runs; Herschelle Gibbs top scores, 53 (48)

  • 2015 IPL Cricket Final, Eden Gardens, Kolkata: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs; Lendl Simmons top scores, 68 (45)
  • 2018 At least 14 children reported mauled to death by wild dogs near Khairabad, India after closure of slaughterhouses

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Famous Birthdays

  • 1933 Hemchandra Tukaram “Bal” Dani, Indian cricketer (Test Ind v Pak, 1-19, ct 1, DNB), born in Dudhani, Maharashtra (d. 1999)

Famous Weddings

Sachin Tendulkar

1995 Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar (22) weds pediatrician Anjali Mehta (28)

Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar

Famous Deaths

  • 2010 Virendra Bhatia, Indian politician (b. 1947)
  • 2010 Tapen Chatterjee, Bengali actor from India (b. 1937)

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