6 January

History On This Day : 6 January

January 6, 2017 all-day

History, Birthdays and Historic Events of 6 January-

  • January 6, 1664 – Chhatrapati Shivaji attacked on Surat.

  • January 6, 1947 – All India Congress Commitee accepted the division of country.

  • January 6, 1948 – India has submitted it’s complaint to Security Council, charging Pakistan aggression in Kashmir.

  • January 6, 1959 – Kapildev Ramlal Nikhanj, cricketer and India’s finest all-rounder from 1978 to 1994, was born on 6 January 1959 in Chandigarh. He is better known as Kapil Dev and captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

  • January 6, 1966 – Allah Rakha Rahman, born on 6 January 1966 as A. S. Dileep Kumar in Madras, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician, multi-instrumentalist and philanthropist. He is better known as A. R. Rahman.

  • January 6, 1979 – Rohini-200, first monsoon experimental rocket, launched from Thumba.

  • January 6, 1980 – In the 7th general election of India, Indian National Congress Party gains two-thirds majority in the Lok Sabha legislative elections under the leadership of Indira Gandhi.

  • January 6, 1989 – For the murder case of Smt. Indira Gandhi, Satwant Singh (24) and Kehar Singh (54) executed in Tihar Jail at New Delhi.

  • January 6, 1993 – India and Bhutan sign agreement on the giant Sankosh hydro-electric project.

  • January 6, 2018 – Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad sentenced to 3 and half years in jail and Rs 5 lakh fine by the Ranchi court, in fodder scam case.


to be Continued ..

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