Today in Indian History

1556 - Origin of Fasli Era in India.

1744 - After the death of Muhammed Saadatullah Khan II, Anwaruddin Muhammed Khan was appointed by the nizam as his representative and Nawab of the Carnatic.

1904 - Chitturu Nagayya (Vuppaladadiyam Nagayya) was born in Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. He was a actor, composer, director, producer, writer and playback singer of Telugu film industry. He also acted in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi films. He was awarded Padmashri.

1941 - "Khan Bahadur" Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara died. He was the first Indian to become the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Mumbai Police in 1928.

2006 - President of India A.P.J. Abdul Kalam proposed the idea while addressing the Joint Session of the Bihar Vidhan Mandal for revival of Nalanda university.

2006 - Bansi Lal was died in Delhi. He was a freedom fighter and Chief Minister of Haryana. He served three separate terms as Chief Minister of Haryana.

2011 - Parliament's Public Accounts Committee calls leading industrialists, including Ratan Tata and Anil Ambani, and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia to appear before the panel in connection with 2G spectrum scam.