28 March – This Day in History

This Day in History on 28 March

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 28th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

Teacher’s Day (Slovakia)

Important Events:

1556: Origin of Fasli Era (India).
1914: Komagata Maru sailed from Hong Kong to Vancouver with 351 Sikhs and 21 Punjabi Muslim youths under the captaincy of Sardar Gurjeet Singh as a part of ‘Ghadar’ Movement.
1941: Netaji Subhashchandra Bose reached Berlin after his secret underground journey from Calcutta
1963: First meeting of the National Aeronautical Laboratory Executive Council held under the chairmanship of J R D Tata.
1986: Extremist Sikhs kill 13 Hindus in Ludhiana, India.
1990: Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient.
1991: Chautala asked by Governor to prove his majority on the floor of the house
1991: IAF men die in an air crash in Bangalore.
1994: G-15 summit opens with only six heads of Government in New Delhi
1994: Leaders attack trade protectionism.
1996: JKLF declared unlawful by central govt.
1997: Final phase of repatriation of Chakma and other tribal refugees of the Chittagong Hill Tracts from Tripura begins.
1997: India and Pakistan, represented by Salman Haider and Shamshad Ahmed, Foreign Secretaries, hold official talks on issues at New Delhi.
1998: The BJP-led alliance survived its first test of trust with the support of Chandrababu Naidu’s Telgu Desam Party. Jayalalitha continues to call the shots.
1999: Pakistan decides to ease visa restrictions for the aged, women and children from India in response to New Delhi’s move towards visa relaxation for several categories of Pakistani nationals.

Birthday / Anniversary:

1926: Pahelam Ratanji “”Polly”” Umrigar, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain), was born in Sholapur, Maharash
1956: Tirumalai Ananthanpillai Sekhar, great Indian cricket pace-bowler (2 Tests 1982-83 little impact), was born in Madras.
1978: Nafisa Joseph, Miss India Universe (1997), was born
1917: Umesh Chandra Panigrahi, great author and journalist, was born at Raruan, Orissa.

Death / Death Anniversary:

1645: Har Govind Singh, Sikh Guru, died
1916: Ramakrishna Pillai, journalist and social reformer, passed away.
1943: Satyamurti, social reformer, politician and member of legislative council at Madras, died
1947: Abdul Bari, labour leader, passed away
1984: Bhausaheb Ranade, famous freedom fighter, passed away.
1995: Haridev Joshi, former Chief Minister of Rajasthan and former Governor of Assam Meghalay, passed away.

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