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Events for November 27

27-November-1001Sultan Mehmud of Ghazni began his first real expedition to India by defeating the Hindu King Jaipal. He won Afghanisthan and Punjab in Peshawar battle. This was the first major Muslim conquest in India.
27-November-1778Joseph Lin flew upto 2,286 meters high with the help of a baloon.
27-November-1870Dattatreya Balwant Parasnis, famous history researcher and collector of historical items, was born.
27-November-1881Kashi Prasad Jayaswal, great lawyer, philosopher and eminent historian, was born at Mirzapur, UP.
27-November-1888Ganesh Vasudeo Malvankar, great social worker, educationist, writer and first speaker of Lok Sabha, was born in Baroda.
27-November-1907Harivanshrai Bachchan, famous Hindi writer and poet, was born at Allahabad.
27-November-1920Kanhaiyalal Bhagwandas Harjal, educationist, was born at Mohpa, Maharashtra.
27-November-1935Prakash Bhandari, cricketer (3 Tests for India in mid-50's, 77 runs), was born in Delhi.
27-November-1946London announces parley on India; Muslims accept, Hindus decline.
27-November-1962Britain agreed to supply arms to India.
27-November-1972Bhutto reports the release of 616 Indian prisoners captured in the Indian-Pakistani dispute at Pakistan.
27-November-1976Gajanan Tryambak Madkholkar, famous journalist, novelist and critic, passed away.
27-November-1984Percy Norris, British Deputy High Commissioner in Bombay, assassinated in Bombay.
27-November-1992Sachin Tendulkar, 19 years and 22 days old, becomes the youngest cricketer to make 1,000 test runs while playing in Johannesburg.
27-November-1993Splendid bowling by Anil Kumble (6 for 12) helps India to beat West Indies by 102 runs in the Hero Cup finals in Calcutta.
27-November-1994D. V. Purohit (Nanasaheb), veteran freedom figher and revolutionary, passed away.
27-November-1994Shyam Vyas, veteran Hindi story writer, passed away.
27-November-1998India retains the Asia Cup tennis championship in Delhi beating Uzbekistan 2-1 in the final.
27-November-1999Lt. Gen. J.F.R. Jacob is sworn in Punjab Governor.
27-November-1999BJP recaptures the Jaipur Civic body posts by winning 49 out of 70 seats.
27-November-1999BJP suspends former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Kalyan Singh from the primary membership of the Party for defying Mr. Vajpayee.
27-November-2000After three decades, English was again made compulsory in Gujarat schools from Standard V from the next academic year.
27-November-2000Supreme Court grants bail to four AIADMK men accused in the 2nd February Dharmapuri bus burning incident.

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