Today in Indian History

1876 - A monster cyclone ravages India resulting in over 200,000 deaths.

1984 - Indira Gandhi (Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi) was shot by two of her bodyguards and she dead. She was the third Prime Minister of India. She was elected a record four terms as Prime Minister.

1875 - Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel was born. He was a barrister and statesman, leader of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India. He held the positions of Deputy Prime Minister of India and Minister of Home Affairs.

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