Letter from Bal Gangadhar Tilak to Rao-Saheb Ramchandra Butte Patil
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Indian History Of Today- August 01

By on August 1, 2017
  • The East India Company and British Law were introduced for the first time on 1st August, 1672 in India.
  • On 1 August 1846, one of the first Indian industrialists, Dwarkanath Tagore died in London.
  • On August 1, 1879, the litterateur and journalist Achyut Balwant Kolhatkar was born.
  • On August 1, 1882, great leader and editor Purushottam Das Tandon was born in Allahabad.
  • On August 1, 1899, the freedom fighter and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s wife Kamala Nehru was born in Delhi, India.
  • Together with Bal Gangadhar Tilak on August 1, 1916, Annie Besant introduced the Home Rule movement,  Dadabhai Naoroji was the President of that movement.
  • Indian nationalist, social reformer and lawyer Bal Gangadhar Tilak died on August 1, 1920 in Mumbai.
  • Kirloskar monthly magazine was published on August 1, 1920.
  • On August 1, 1922, educationist and writer Ratilal Sankalchand Nayak was born in Gujarat.
  • On August 1, 1933, film actress Meena Kumari was born.
  • On 1 August 1952, Indian batsman Yajurvindra Singh was born in Rajkot.
  • On August 1, 1955, Indian cricketer Arun Lal was born in Moradabad.
  • On August 1, 1963, the Soviet Union offers arms to India to stop China.
  • The Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation was established on 1 August 1962.
  • On August 1, 1992 S. Rajagopal was appointed as the Indian cabinet secretary.
  • On August 1, 1994 Surendra Singh was appointed as the Indian cabinet secretary.
  • On August 1, 1996 TSR Subramanian was appointed as the Indian cabinet secretary.