Pandurang Sakharam Pisurlekar
Pandurang Sakharam Pisurlekar

This Day in History on 30th May

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 30th May. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

Important Events:

1826: The first Hindi newspaper ‘Udant Martand’ was published from Calcutta under the Editorship of Pandit Shridhar Shukla.
1867: Maulana Mohammad Kasim Nanantavi established the famous Islamic educational centre ‘Dar- Ul -Ulum’ in Devkampa, Uttar Pradesh.
1887: The 7th Battalion of the Mechanised Infantry Regiment was raised as 37 DOGRAS by Lt. Col V. Rivas at Sialkot.
1919: Rabindranath Tagore returned back the honour as a protest against the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
1952: S.C.Mathur was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 01-07-1955.
1962: 69 killed in a bus crash near Ahmedabad.
1977: Express Train fell into Beki river in Assam killing 44 persons.
1985: Earthquake in Srinagar.
1987: Goa becomes the 25th state of India.

Birthday / Anniversary:

1895: Pandurang Sakharam Pisurlekar, the great historian in Goa, was born.
1915: Krishen Behari Lall, Indian Civil Service, and Diplomat, was born at Delhi.

Death / Death Anniversary:

Narayan Malhar Joshi
Narayan Malhar Joshi
Uma Shankar Dixit
Uma Shankar Dixit

1950: Devdutta Ramkrishna Bhandarkar, great historian and archaeologist, passed away.
1955: Narayan Malhar Joshi, the father of Indian Worker’s Movement, passed away
1991: Uma Shankar Dixit (90) passed away.

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