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Historical Event on 1/17/1999

Madhya Pradesh won its maiden Wills Trophy championship, defeating Bengal in the final of the limited overs cricket championship in Calcutta.

Other Historical Dates and Events
8/25/1994Ramdas Nayak, President of BJP Mumbai and former MLA was assassinated at Chembur, Mumbai. He was 52.
2/12/1995The 3-phase-budget session begins with the address of President Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma in the joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
1/8/1987P. G. Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), passed away.
5/30/1987Goa becomes the 25th state of India.
12/8/2000EC nod for Paswans's party to be known as Lok Janshakti Party.
3/23/1986The first women's company of Central Reserve Police Force camp was raised in Durgapur.
3/30/1994Exim Policy streamlined to attract exporting community.
5/1/1996P. Shiv Shanker, Kerala Governor, resigns in view of the ongoing CBI investigation against him in the hawala case.
1/18/1936Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), famous English writer and author, died in Burwash, England at 70. He was a young journalist in British India. He wrote in verses, stories, novels childen's stories some of these were ""The Jungle Book, Kim and Just-50 stories"" and was honoured with the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 for 'Kim' (Indian based story).
7/5/1905Lord Curzon joined the part of Bengal to Asam and divided Bengal.