May 28Today in Indian History

Historical Events

  • 1963 Estimated 22,000 die in a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal (India)

Historic Event

1964 Jawaharlal Nehru cremated in New Delhi

Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
  • 1965 Fire & explosion at Dhori mine in Dhanbad India kills 400
  • 1998 Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of Indian nuclear tests with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.
  • 2011 IPL Cricket Final, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai: Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 58 runs; Murali Vijay 95 (52), Ravichandran Ashwin 3/16

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Famous Birthdays

  • 1883 Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian independence activist and writer (The Indian War of Independence), born in Bhagur, India (d. 1966)
  • 1911 Bob Crisp, South African cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 20 wickets; Rhodesia, Western Province, Worcestershire), born in Calcutta, India (d. 1994)
  • 1923 Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian film star (Patala Bhairavi)
  • 1946 Satchidanandan, Indian poet

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