Today In History – 7th March

Today in Indian History
Events for March 7

7-March-1647 Guru Dadaji Konddev, master of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, died.
7-March-1911 Sachchitanand Hiranand Vatsyayan, (Agyeya), modern Hindi literary journalist, freedom fighter and the winner of Jnanpith Award of 1979, was born.
7-March-1921 Kulwant Singh Virk, famous Hindi writer and journalist, was born.
7-March-1934 Nariman Jamshedji Contractor “”Nari””, cricketer (Indian batsman & captain) was born in Godhra, Guja
7-March-1942 Umesh Narayan Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68), was born in Alibaug, Maharashtra.
7-March-1952 Parmahansa Yogananda, great saint, social reformer and writer, died at Los Angles.
7-March-1956 A gigantic steel tube plant opened in Jamshedpur. It was the first of its kind in India.
7-March-1961 Govind Ballabh Pant passed away. He had served eight years as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was bestowed with Bharat Ratna in 1959.
7-March-1974 T. T. Krishnamachari, former Finance Minister, passed away.
7-March-1987 Sunil Gavaskar becomes the first batsman to score 10,000 test runs in cricket a match against Pakistan at Ahmedabad.
7-March-1994 India and Iran sign three MoU in Tehran.
7-March-1996 Union Cabinet clears decks for extending benefits of reservation to Dalit Christians.
7-March-1998 A. B. Vajpayee is elected leader of the BJP Parliamentary Party.
7-March-1999 22 persons are killed and six injured when an AN-32 transport aircraft of the IAF crashes at Pappankulam near Indira Gandhi International Airport in south-west Delhi.
7-March-2000 A. Madhava Reddy, Andhra Pradesh Panchayati Raj Minister, dies in a landmine blast at Ghatkesar village in Ranga Reddy district.

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