Today In History-15th February

Today in Indian History
Events for February 15

15-February-1865 Kishorilal Goswami, Hindi novelist, was born.
15-February-1869 Mirza “”Galib”” Asad Ullah Beg Khan, famous Urdu poet and writer, passed awa
15-February-1901 Muddan, famous Kannad poet and author, passed away.
15-February-1920 Kanti Mehta, trade unionist, was born at Calcutta.
15-February-1924 Shankarrao Bajirao Patil, great leader of Maharashtra, was born.
15-February-1924 Mahinder Singh, social worker, was born at Amritsar.
15-February-1936 Nabin Chandra Bardoloi, freedom fighter, passed away. He was known for his patriotism and zeal for constructive work and was a forceful and emotional orator and debater and an eminent writer in Assamese litrature. He was also a musician and composed good number of patriotic poems and songs.
15-February-1945 Indian troops capture Pagan at Burma.
15-February-1948 Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, famous Hindi poet, political agitator, critic and freedom fighter, passed away near Seoni, Madhya Pradesh, in an automobile accident.
15-February-1951 Stephen H. Smith, father and pioneer of Indian Aero Philately or air borne mail, passed away.
15-February-1967 Fourth General Election of Lok Sabha begins.
15-February-1976 The Division of Publication & Information was established in I.C.M.R. Headquarters.
15-February-1976 The Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE) was established at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
15-February-1992 Kesri Publications started the first Indian newspaper in `Brail’ lipi (language).
15-February-1992 Sain Swami Gangeshwaranandji, chief of `Udasin Sampraday’, passed away.
15-February-1993 India regains “”””rubber”””” after 6 years by beating England by an innings and 70 runs at
15-February-1997 Conference of Inter-Parliamentary Union in New Delhi.
15-February-1998 Tennis duo Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupati were ranked No. 2 when they won Dubai Open.
15-February-2000 K.R. Narayanan, President, presents Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 1998 to B.R. Chopra for his contribution to Indian cinema.

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