December 1- This Day in Indian History

Find out what happened in India on 1 December.

1-December-1764
Battle of Anvadi.
1-December-1885
Dattatreya Balkrishna Kalelkar, famous Gandhian Gujrathi llitterateur and educationist, was born at Satara in Maharashtra.
1-December-1886
Raja Mahendra Pratap, great revolutionary freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Musran in U.P.
1-December-1894
Bhim Sen Sachar, freedom fighter, leader and Chief Minister of Punjab, was born.
1-December-1900
Chidambaranar Thiru Thamizaringar, great author, journalist and homeopath, was born at Sirukadambur, Tamil Nadu.
1-December-1911
Dayarnav Raghunath Kopardekar, founder of "Indrayani Sahitya Prakashan Sanstha", was born.
1-December-1921
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, great nationalist leader, social reformer and freedom fighter was arrested by the British police for six months and sent to jail.
1-December-1921
Des Raj Kalia, great librarian, was born at Fazilka, Punjab.
1-December-1928
The first talkie filmshow, named as 'British Talkies' , was released on December 1, 1928, at Globe Theatres, Calcutta.
1-December-1931
The Second Round Table conference that began in London ended. Congress was solely represented by Gandhi and Muslim League by Sir Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam, etc. Two committees were setup to carry out the work of the conference on Federal Structure and Minorities. Gandhi was the member of both committees. He claimed that being the sole representative of the Congress, he represented the whole of India. Quaid-e-Azam replied that Muslims are a separate nation. Sir Shafi demanded that the 14 points of Quaid-e-Azam be incorporated in future constitution.
1-December-1932
A round-table conference on India fails to reach an agreement at London.
1-December-1942
No. 8 Squadron was raised meanwhile, absorbing the remaining coastal defence flight personnel.
1-December-1946
Australia compiled 645 vs India at Gabba. Bradman made 187 runs.
1-December-1947
India all out for 58 vs Australia at Gabba.
1-December-1955
Nikita Khrushchev delivers speech condemning British colonialism.
1-December-1960
Air Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer DFC became the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. He was in this office till 31/07/1964.
1-December-1963
Nagaland becomes the 16th state of Indian union.
1-December-1964
Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University established.
1-December-1965
Border Security Force was organised, which would be armed and trained to man the International Border with Pakistan.
1-December-1966
Nagaland becomes a state of the Indian Union.
1-December-1970
T. Swaminathan was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary of India. He held this office till 02-11-1972.
1-December-1974
Sucheta Kriplani, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, passed away.
1-December-1982
Pakistan beats India to win hockey gold in the Asian Games.
1-December-1985
Rajiv Gandhi concludes the first official visit to Japan by an Indian Prime Minister at Tokyo.
1-December-1989
A 13-member Sikkim Sangram Parishad Ministry headed by Nar Bahadur Bhandari assumes office in Sikkim.
1-December-1989
Dr. Chenna Reddi (Congress-I) becomes CM of Andhra Pradesh.
1-December-1989
V. P. Singh is named the new prime minister.
1-December-1989
National Front decides to form a government with outside support from the BJP and the Left Parties.
1-December-1990
Vijayalaxmi Pandit, first Indian Lady Ambassador and Politician, passed away at the age of 90 years.
1-December-1991
Stone laid for the Sanskrit University at Kaladi, the birthplace of Adi Sankara.
1-December-1992
17 ministers of the BJP government in Rajasthan quit for the 'Karseva' at Ayodhya.
1-December-1993
Tata Steel's Amit Bhaduria win's India's first gold medal in the 10th Asian Track and Field meet in Manila in discus throw.
1-December-1993
World AIDS day.
1-December-1993
Nirubhai Desai, freedom fighter, veteran journalist and socialist, passed away.
1-December-1994
Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
1-December-1997
At least 61 persons, including 22 women and 17 children, belonging to SC and extremely backward communities are gunned down by banned private army of feudal landlords, Ranbir Sena, at Bathe-Lakshmanpur village in Bihar's Jehanabad district.
1-December-1998
Dhian Singh (103), freedom fighter dies at Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. He was a member of the Indian National Army and was jailed a number of times during the freedom movement.
1-December-1998
P. Subramaniam Poti (75), former Chief Justice of Kerala and Gujarat High Court, dies of a heart attack.
1-December-1999
Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister, is named "Woman of the Millennium" in a BBC poll.
1-December-1999
Supreme Court quashes a pending inquiry initiated by the Election Commission against former Union Finance Minister Manmohan Singh.

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