October 17- This Day in Indian History

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Find out what happened in India on 17 October

17-October-1817
Syed Ahmad Khan, great social reformer, educationist, journalist, leader and one of the most eminent builders of modern India, was born in Delhi.
17-October-1859
Keshavlal Harshrai Dhruv, researcher and translator, was born.
17-October-1903
7th Madras Infantry was re-established as 67th Punjabi Infantary.
17-October-1906
Swami Ramtirtha, great social reformer and poet, died at the age of 33.
17-October-1915
Virendra Kumar Jain, great Hindi writer, was born in Mandsaur.
17-October-1919
The Khilafat Movement was launched under the leadership of Maulana Jauhar Ali, Maulana Shaukat Ali and Abdul Kalam Azad.
17-October-1920
Bhartiya Communist Party was formed at Tashkent with seven members including M.N. Roy, Birendra Chattopadhyay and Abani Mukherji.
17-October-1932
Rani Gaidinliu, freedom fighter, social reformer and political leader, was captured by the British army.
17-October-1940
Mahatma Gandhi called for Individual Satyagrah and Vinoba Bhave started it.
17-October-1949
The Constituent Assembly of India adopted Article 370 of the Constitution making special provisions for J&K.
17-October-1970
Anil Radhakrishna Kumble, cricketer (great Indian leg spinner since 1990), was born in Bangalore.
17-October-1979
Mother Teresa, social worker, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
17-October-1979
Supreme Court stays the execution of all death sentences.
17-October-1990
S. Bangarappa sworn in as CM of Karnataka following revocation of President's rule.
17-October-1994
Kapil Dev's last one-day international vs West Indies.
17-October-1994
Seshan's controversial biography ''DMK'' obtains stay.
17-October-1995
BJP withdraws support to Mayavati Government in Uttar Pradesh. UP Governor Motilal Vohra accepts the resignation of Mayawati and her cabinet but asks her to continue as caretaker government. BJP's top brass takes the final decision to break with the BSP.
17-October-1996
President's rule reimposed in U.P.
17-October-1997
Prime Minister lays foundation stone of the Science City being set up at Jalandhar, Punjab.
17-October-1997
SEBI asks investors to adopt paperless trading through depository.
17-October-1998
Nine women are buried alive as the roof of the 200-year-old Balaji temple in Varanasi's Ramghat area caves in.
17-October-1999
Chiranjeev Milkha Singh won the Lexus International Golf tournament in Bangkok.
17-October-1999
Dingko Singh won the bantam weight gold while Services' Ramanand was adjudged the best boxer in the National Boxing championship which concluded in Shimla.
17-October-1999

 

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