October 29- This Day in Indian History

Find out what happened in India on 29 October.

29-October-1851
British Indian Association was established in Bengal with Radha Kanta Dev as president and Devendranath Tagore as the Secretary.
29-October-1920
Jamia Milliya Islamia was founded by Dr. Jakir Husain and his collegues at Aligarh. 'Khilafat' and the Non- Cooperation Movement were an integral part of policy animating.
29-October-1929
Vyankat Chalaiyya Manipalli Narayan Chalaiyya, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, was born.
29-October-1930
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru is sent back to prison for two yearrs following a speech he made at Allahabad the day after his release from jail.
29-October-1935
Narendra Kumar Chhajerh, great industrialist, was born.
29-October-1947
Mysore's popular ministry sworn in.
29-October-1952
Amalgamation of the Steel Corporation of Bengal with Indian Iron and Steel Company Ltd. to be effective from 1st January 1953 under the latter's name.
29-October-1958
Dhondo Keshav Karve, first social and educational reformer of Maharashtra, honoured by Bharat Ratna Award.
29-October-1961
New All India Muslim League was established.
29-October-1962
China attacked India.
29-October-1964
Priceless and irreplaceable gems, including the famed 'Star of India' of 563.35 carats and 2.5 inches in diameter, were stolen from the American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA, in a daring burglary. An alarm system was discontinued years ago as was the all-night guard in the gem hall, both for reasons of economy. The jewels were uninsured due to high-priced premiums. There were other jewels too that were also robbed during this time.
29-October-1967
Kurtkoti Lingangaunda, great Indian Philosopher, passed away.
29-October-1971
Cyclone and tidal waves struck Orissa state claiming 10,000 lives.
29-October-1988
Kamaladevi Chattopadhyaya, freedom fighter and political leader, passed away.
29-October-1990
Vinod Mehra, famous Hindi film actor, died.
29-October-1991
Janta Dal leaders inculding V.P. Singh arrested on way to Ayodhya.
29-October-1991
Barister Waman Barlinge (Dadasaheb), great freedom fighter, former Rajya Sabha member and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, passed away.
29-October-1992
Komar Singh, the first Indian Ambassador to Israel, presented credentials to President Chain Herzog in Jerusalem.
29-October-1996
Shankarsinh Waghela, Gujarat CM, wins confidence vote.
29-October-1996
Kamini' (Kalpakkam Mini), a 30 KW research reactor which uses man-made Uranium-233 as fuel and the only working reactor of its kind in the world, attains 'criticality'.
29-October-1997
P. Chidambaram, Finance Minister, says Indian rupee will be made fully and freely convertible by year 2000.
29-October-1999
The Anubhav Group chairman C. Natesan was arrested by the Mumbai Police on alleged charges of duping investors to the tune of Rs. 1.16 crore.
29-October-1999
L .K. Advani, Home Minister, says the Centre is in touch with cyclone-hit states.
29-October-2000
Jitendra Prasada, senior Congress leader, files nomination papers for the party presidential polls setting the stage for a contest against the incumbent, Ms. Sonia Gandhi