Today in Hindu History
Events 1 - 21 of 21
1556-11-05 - Battle at Panipat: Mogollegers beat hindu leader Hemu
1900-05-29 - 25th Preakness: H Spencer aboard Hindus wins in 1:48.4
1924-07-11 - Moslem-Hindu rebellion in Delhi
1926-04-02 - Riots between Moslems & Hindus in Calcutta
1939-04-13 - In India, the Hindustani Lal Sena (Indian Red Army) is formed and vows to engage in armed struggle against the British.
1946-01-14 - 2 jetties collapse in Ganges-160 Hindu pilgrims are crushed
1946-08-16 - Great Calcutta blood bath - Moslem/Hindu riot (3-4,000 die)
1947-09-07 - Battles between Hindus & Moslems in New Delhi
1955-05-05 - Indies parliament accept hindu-divorce
1962-12-16 - Nepal gets constitution/becomes Constitutional Hindu Monarchy
1964-01-10 - Battles between moslems & hindus in Calcutta
1964-01-13 - Hindu-Muslim rioting breaks out in the Indian city of Calcutta - now Kolkata - resulting in the deaths of more than 100 people.
1983-02-22 - Hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India
1986-03-28 - Extremist Sikhs kill 13 hindus in Ludhiana India
1986-07-25 - Sikhs extremist kill 16 hindus in Muhktsar India
1990-12-10 - Hindu-Muslim rebellion in Hyderabad-Aligargh India, 140 die
1992-12-06 - 300,000 hindus destroy mosque of Babri India, 4 die
1995-09-21 - The Hindu milk miracle occurs, in which statues of the Hindu God Ganesh began drinking milk when spoonfuls were placed near their mouths.
1999-01-22 - Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India.
2002-02-27 - Godhra train burning, a Muslim mob kills 59 Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya;
2002-05-02 - Marad massacre of eight Hindus near Palakkad in Kerala.
Birthdays 1 - 11 of 11
1772-05-22 - Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)
1824-02-12 - Arya Samaj Maha Rishi Dayanand Sarsvati, Indian hindu leader
1836-02-18 - Swami Ramakrishna [Gadadhar Chatterji], Hooghly Bengal, Indian mystic/hindu leader (preached unity of religions).
1861-05-06 - Radindranath Tagore, Hindu poet/mystic/composer (Nobel 1913)
1861-12-25 - Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian founder of Banaras Hindu University (d. 1946)
1863-01-12 - Vivekananda, Calcutta, Hindu religious leader/reformer
1879-12-30 - Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst)
1894-05-20 - Chandrashekarendra Saraswati, Indian Hindu sage, Jivanmukta (d. 1994)
1914-01-31 - Sri Daya Mata, Hindu religious figure
1934-04-07 - Swami Shantananda, Hindu Saint, Philosopher, Disciple of Swami Sivananda, Founder of Temple of Fine Arts
1935-07-18 - Jayendra Saraswathi, Hindu religious leader
Deaths 1 - 4 of 4
1920-08-01 - Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies
1948-01-30 - Mahatma Ghandi, murdered by Hindu extremists in India
1994-06-09 - Dhirendra Bhramachari, [Flying Swami], hindu leader, dies at 70
1994-08-25 - Ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52