Today in Indian History
Events for June 27

27-June-1838 Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (Chatterjee), famous novelist, “”the father of modern Indian fiction”” and writer of national song ‘Vande Mataram’, was borm at Katalpara near Naihati, West Bengal. Some of his writings are ‘Anandmath’ and ‘Kapal Kundala’. He was among the first two Bengalee Gradua
27-June-1839 Raja Ranjit Singh, ruler of Punjab, passed away (27 or 28).
27-June-1894 Chhaganbapa (Chhaganlal Karamshi Parekh), great social worker, was born.
27-June-1906 Establishment of `Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad’.
27-June-1915 Khanderao Moreshwar Rangnekar, 3 test matches, 33 runs, vs Australia in 1947-48, was born at Mumbai.
27-June-1917 Khanderao Moreshwar Rangnekar, cricketer (batted in 3 Tests India v Australia 1947-48), was born in Maharashtra.
27-June-1922 Vaidyalingam Akhiladam Perunglur, Gyanpeeth awardee and famous Tamil author, was born.
27-June-1939 Rahul Dev (R. D.) Burman “”Pancham Da””, famous music director, was b
27-June-1964 Teen Murti Bhavan, official residence of the Prime Minister of India, became the Nehru Memorial Museum.
27-June-1966 D. S. Joshi was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 31-12-1968
27-June-1967 First Indian made AVRO aircraft passenger Plane HS748 handed over to Indian Airlines.
27-June-1995 Environmentalist and ‘Chipko’ leader, Shri Sunderlal Bahuguna ends the 49-day old fast in demand for a scientific review of the controversial Tehri dam project in UP.
27-June-1997 Surendra Pratap Singh, famous Journalist and former chief editor of Nav Bharat Times Group, died ]at Delhi.
27-June-1998 Homi J. H. Taleyarkhan, Gandhian, Congressman and former Sikkim Governor, dies at 86.
27-June-1998 Mr. Nikhil Chakravartty, journalist and chairman of Prasar Bharati, dies in New Delhi at 84.
27-June-1999 India won the four-nation under-21 women’s hockey title, defeating England in the final at the Kean University, New Jersey.
27-June-2000 The Clinton administration rejects a demand by 21 U.S. Congressmen for declaring India a terrorist state in the wake of attacks on Christian priests and churches.
27-June-2000 Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, launches National Initiative for child protection of which childline is an integral part.








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