October 11- This Day in Indian History

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Find out what happened in India on 11 October

11-October-1737
A violent earthquake and cyclone hit Calcutta which claimed 3,00,000 lives.
11-October-1876
Saint Gadgebaba, Bengali story writer and novelist, was born.
11-October-1894
Sudhirranjan Das, former Chief Justice of Supreme Court, was born.
11-October-1902
Loknayak Jayprakash Harsudayal Narayan, veteran socialist leader, was born at Sitabdiara village (border of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar) in Bihar. He was awarded Bharat Ratna on Dec. 23, 1998 and played a key role in formation of Janta Party which defeated Indian National Congress for the first time.
11-October-1923
Harish Chandra was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. His work in a narrow branch of modern mathematics led to its developement to such an extent that it drew the attention of mathematicians all over the world.
11-October-1927
Sarojini Regani, great journalist, was born at Secunderabad.
11-October-1941
Amitabh Bachchan, famous film actor, was born.
11-October-1962
Chinese, Indian troops clash on border, claiming 50 lives.
11-October-1968
Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj took Samadhi at Gurukunj Ashram, Amravati. He was involved in social reforms in rural regions of Maharashtra and started many development programs, including construction of roads. He also wrote GramGeeta which describes means for village development. He had also attended a World Religions and World Peace Conference in Japan. Nagpur University is renamed as "Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University" in his honor.
11-October-1984
Khanderao M. Rangnekar, cricketer (33 runs at 5.50 for India), died.
11-October-1986
Mother Teresa escapes unhurt from a plane crash which killed six in Tanzania.
11-October-1988
Janata Dal, a new national centrist opposition party, launched. V. P. Singh elected President.
11-October-1991
BJP government in U.P. acquires the disputed Ayodhya land.
11-October-1991
Meghalaya placed under President's rule.
11-October-1991
Resident Editor of Nagpur Times Ramnarayan Dube assassinated.
11-October-1993
CBI files chargesheet against stock-broker Hiten Dalal and 3 others for defrauding Canbank Mutual Fund over Rs.102 crore.
11-October-1994
Molly Chacko at Hiroshima sets record for 3000m (Women) in 9.06.42.
11-October-1996
Supreme Court ruling on change of venue of Rao's trial.
11-October-1999
Congress (I) Ministry under the leadership of Mukut Mithi is sworn-in in Arunachal Pradesh.
11-October-1999
Atal Behari Vajpayee is appointed Prime Minister. Two-tier ministry likely.

 

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