Monday, July 18, 2016

21 July - Day in History of India and Importance

1658 - Aurangjeb became emperor of Delhi - informal event.
1883 - Star theater was opened in Calcutta
1947 - Indian Constituent Assembly accepted tricolour flag as  National Flag.
1963 - Kashi Vidyapeeth was given University status
1977 - Neelam Sanjiva Reddy was elected as President of India
1988 - INSAT 1C was launched.
1999 - Janata Dal Split into two, one led by Deve Gowda and one by Sharad Yadav. The group led by Sharad Yadav supports NDA.
2016 - Economic Times brings out a special issue on 25 years Economic Reforms initiated in July 1991. (Budget speech of 1991 delivered on 24 July 1996 is a major reform event)



Birthdays
1930 - Anand Bakshi
1934 - Chandu Borde (Cricketer)
1942 - Shri Mallikharjun Kharge -  2009 Lok Sabha Member


Updated on 21 July 2016,  25 December 2012

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