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13-November-1780

Maharaja Ranjit Singh, "Lion of Punjab",  was born.

13-November-1901

Four Language panels were started on Rs. 10/- notes. First time four corner serial numbers were introduced. This panel had Indian languages which varied from state to state.

13-November-1901

War Secretary Brodrick claimed that Boers were killing natives in large numbers. He intended to withdraw troops from India to fight in S. Africa at London.

13-November-1908

Yeshwantrao Hindurao Ghorpade, former ruler and great industrialist, was born.

13-November-1909

Gandhiji left England for South Africa and wrote ''Hind Swaraj'' on board S.S. Kildonan Castle.

13-November-1917

Vasantrao Banduji Patil, former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, was born.

13-November-1917

Gajanan Madhav, famous modern Hindi poet, critic and storywriter, was born.

13-November-1922

Mahadev Sadashivrao Ande, freedom fighter and political leader, was born.

13-November-1935

Chandra Prakash Gupta, great educationist, was born at Gaini in UP.

13-November-1945

Australian Services draw first Victory Test against India.

13-November-1953

Richard Nixon, the US Vice President, arrives in New Delhi.

13-November-1962

Yezdani Gulam, great researcher, archeologist and art critic, died.

13-November-1970

Flooding ravages Ganges delta. 200,000 million killed.

13-November-1991

Supreme Court orders establishment of an all-India judicial service.

13-November-1992

Dr. Pundalik Dattatrya Gaitonde, Goa freedom fighter, passed away.

13-November-1993

The Indian hospital and aviation was operational immediately. The Indian contingent formally took charge of the responsibility of the capital city of Mogadishu.

13-November-1995

The Supreme Court in an unanimous 65-page verdict declares that patients who received deficient services from the medical profession and hospitals were entitled to claim damages under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

13-November-1998

Pravabati Devi (88), freedom fighter and `Mother Teresa of Orissa', dies at the orphanage set up by her at Chharchanpali.

13-November-1998

Tendulkar blazes as India wins the Coca Cola Cup at Sharjah beating Zimbabwe in the final.

13-November-1999

A woman commits 'sati' in Satpura village in Mohaba district of Uttar Pradesh.

13-November-1999

Punjab Police men, Railways women emerged Federation Cup basketball champions in Jalandhar.

History to be Continued ...



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