Today In History – 14th March

Today in Indian History
Events for March 14

14-March-1883 Karl Marx, great journalist, chief editor, writer and social worker, died in London.
14-March-1895 Nihalsing Gurumukh, former Chief Minister of Delhi and Governer of Rajasthan, was born.
14-March-1910 Dalai Lama makes a rare state visit to the Viceroy of Calcutta.
14-March-1931 First Indian talkie film ‘Alam Ara’ released at Majestic Cinema, Bombay. Directed by Ardeshir Irani, the film was 11,152 ft. long and was produced by Imperial Film Co., Bombay and beared censored No. 10043 on March 11. The most remarkable thing about this film was birth of sound in Indian films, it came with a bang and quickly displaced the silent movies and brought revolutionary changes in the whole set up of the industry.
14-March-1963 Jainarain Vyas, freedom fighter, leader, social reformer, patriot and a noble son of India, passed away.
14-March-1967 Vijay Yadav, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper between More & Mongia), was born in Gonda.
14-March-1990 Akash’ missile tested successfully.
14-March-1992 NTR expels Upendra and six others from Telegu Desam Party.
14-March-1993 India seeks Interpol’s assistance in investigating the sources of bomb blasts in Bombay.
14-March-1994 Narsinha Rao, Prime Minister, arrives in London for a 4-day official visit.
14-March-1995 Keshubai Patel (Gujarat), J.B. Patnaik (Orissa) and Manohar Joshi, the 12th (Maharashtra) CMs, elected.
14-March-1995 Chandragupta Chaudhary ‘Comred ‘, senior leader of Bhartiya Communist Party, passed away.
14-March-1997 Border Security Force discovers a 34-metre long tunnel in the Ajnala Sub-sector of the Punjab border with Pakistan.
14-March-1997 Veerendra Patil, 73, twice former Chief Minister of Karnataka, passed away.
14-March-1998 Sonia Gandhi takes over as the Congress(I) president from Sitaram Kesri.
14-March-1999 Arjun Atwal won the Indian Open Golf in Calcutta.

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