Today in Indian History
Events for May 14

14-May-1657 Dharmavir Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was born on Purandar fort.
14-May-1907 Muhammad Ayub Khan, Pakistani president, was born.
14-May-1914 Ekanath Dattatreya Kulkarni, educationist and writer, was born at Bhaloni, Tal Pandharpur.
14-May-1923 Narayan Ganesh Chandavarkar, one of the founder members of Indian Congress and social reformer, passed away.
14-May-1953 Y. N. Sukthankar was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 31-07-1957
14-May-1954 President issues an order extending application of Indian Constitution to Kashmir with the concurrence of the State government.
14-May-1956 Govt announces that decimal coinage will be introduced in India from April 1, 1957.
14-May-1960 The first plane of India flew upto New York.
14-May-1963 Dr. Raghuvir, a famous linguist and President of Jansangh, passed away.
14-May-1972 Fighting between Indian and Pakistani forces along the Kashmir border reported.
14-May-1976 Pakistan and India agree to resume diplomatic ties.
14-May-1978 Jagdishchandra Mathur, modern Hindi playwright, passed away.
14-May-1982 All India Radio renamed as ‘Akashwani’ but it’s Urdu service yet announces that it’s All India Radio.
14-May-1992 LTTE banned in India.
14-May-1993 Bombay High Court upholds Goa C.M. Ravi Naik’s disqualification by speaker under anti-defection bill.
14-May-1993 Justice V. Ramaswamy decides to resign.
14-May-1994 LTTE banned for the second time under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
14-May-1994 RBI announces tight monetary policy.
14-May-1995 Major train accident near Salem when KK Express collides with goods train killing 51 people.
14-May-1996 H.D. Deve Gowda elected leader of the third front as its prime ministerial candidate.
14-May-1998 India will not sign CTBT unconditionally, says the Prime Minister.
14-May-1999 Gurucharan Singh Tohra is expelled from Shiromani Akali Dal.
14-May-2000 L. K. Advani, Union Home Minister, announces extension of the ban on the LTTE by two more years.

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