Indian History Of Today- August 16
Ramakrishna Paramahamsa died on August 16, 1886.
On August 16, 1922, great industrialist Raunaq Singh was born.
On 16th August 1933, the British created a new electoral plan for India, to allow Untouchables and give them separate representation.
On 16 August 1946, a riot between Hindus and Muslims in Calcutta, the Muslim League celebrated this day as Direct Action Day.
On August 16, 1965, Indian soldiers crossed the Kashmir Line and captured Pakistani outposts.
On August 16, 1991, Indian Airlines Flight 257 crashed in Imphal, India all 69 people died in the accident.
The former Chief Minister of Kerala C. Achutha Menon died on August 16, 1991.
On August 16, 1996, the CBI raided the residence of former minister Sukh Ram, in which cash and jewelry worth 3.6 crore rupees.