Today In History – 27th March

Today in Indian History
Events for March 27

27-March-1552 Guru Angad Dev, Sikh Guru, passed away.
27-March-1767 Khanderao Holkar, one of the Generals in Peshwa kingdom, passed away.
27-March-1845 Wilhelm Conrad Von Roentgen, professor and first nobel prize winner, was born at Lennep, Germany.
27-March-1878 Britishers sent Indian soldiers to Malta considering that the Russian would attack.
27-March-1898 Syed Ahmad Khan, great social reformer, educationist, journalist, leader and one of the most eminent builders of Modern India, passed away at Aligarh.
27-March-1942 Gandhiji meets Sir Stafford Cripps in New Delhi; later declares Cripps proposals to be a “”post-dated chequ
27-March-1966 Indira Gandhi meets Johnson in Washington.
27-March-1977 The government revoked the national Emergency promulgated on Dec 3. 1971.
27-March-1977 N. Sanjeeva Reddy elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
27-March-1989 Delhi beat Bengal by an innings and 210 to win the Ranji Trophy.
27-March-1989 T.N.Seshan was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 23-12-1989
27-March-1990 A 10-member Progressive Democratic Front Ministry led by Churchill Alemao sworn in Goa.
27-March-1990 21 people die as a bus accidentally touched a high voltage wire in Karagpur India.
27-March-1991 Chautala recommends Assembly dissolution.
27-March-1992 India signs Friendship Treaty with Ukraine.
27-March-1993 Hari Singh from Haryana hijacks an IA plane, but surrender after 8 hours.
27-March-1996 President and Governors of respective states issue notifications for elections to the 11th Lok Sabha and 6 State Assemblies.
27-March-1997 40 more inducted in UP cabinet, raising strength to 45.
27-March-1997 Punjab men and Railway women win National volleyball league in Tiruppur.
27-March-1997 South African President Nelson Mandela arrives in New Delhi on official visit.
27-March-1999 World No. 2 Viswanathan Anand won the title with a round to spare in the rapid section of the Amber rapid and blindfold chess tournaments in Monte Carlo.
27-March-2000 After more than two-and-a-half-years, a Delhi court resumes trial in the St. Kitts forgery case following Delhi High Court’s order upholding the lower court’s verdict on framing of charges.
27-March-2000 Mohan Bagan lifts title in the National Football league in Calcutta.
27-March-1898 Syed Ahmad Khan, great social reformer, educationist, journalist, leader and one of the most eminent builders of modern India, passed away at Aligarh.
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