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This Day in History on 27tth March

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 27th March. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

World Theatre Day
World Theatre Day

World Theatre Day

Important Events:

1878: Britishers sent Indian soldiers to Malta considering that the Russian would attack.
1898: Syed Ahmad Khan, great social reformer, educationist, journalist, leader and one of the most eminent builders of Modern India, passed away at Aligarh.
1902: The first electric tramcar in Asia ran in 1902 from Esplanade to Kidderpore, Kolkata
1942: Gandhiji meets Sir Stafford Cripps in New Delhi; later declares Cripps proposals to be a “post-dated cheque”
1977: The government revoked the national Emergency promulgated on Dec 3. 1971.
1977: N. Sanjeeva Reddy elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
1989: Delhi beat Bengal by an innings and 210 to win the Ranji Trophy.
1989: T.N.Seshan was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 23-12-1989
1990: A 10-member Progressive Democratic Front Ministry led by Churchill Alemao sworn in Goa.
1990: 21 people die as a bus accidentally touched a high voltage wire in Karagpur India.
1991: Chautala recommends Assembly dissolution.

South African President Nelson Mandela
South African President Nelson Mandela

1992: India signs Friendship Treaty with Ukraine.
1993: Hari Singh from Haryana hijacks an IA plane, but surrender after 8 hours.
1996: President and Governors of respective states issue notifications for elections to the 11th Lok Sabha and 6 State Assemblies.
1997: 40 more inducted in UP cabinet, raising strength to 45.
1997: Punjab men and Railway women win National volleyball league in Tiruppur.
1997: South African President Nelson Mandela arrives in New Delhi on an official visit.

Birthday / Anniversary:

Akhil Kumar, Indian boxer
Akhil Kumar, Indian boxer

1981: Akhil Kumar, Indian boxer

Death / Death Anniversary:

1898: Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian philosopher and activist (b. 1817)
1552: Guru Angad Dev, Sikh Guru, passed away.
1767: Khanderao Holkar, one of the Generals in Peshwa kingdom, passed away.

Guru Angad Dev
Guru Angad Dev

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