27 March – This Day in History

This Day in History on 27 March

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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

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

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

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

 

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