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Historical Event on 3/16/1966

Judge Amal Kumar Sarkar became the Chief Justice of India. He held this office till 29/06/1966.

Other Historical Dates and Events
11/28/1704Jacob Mossel, Governor General (Dutch East Indies), was born.
6/28/1972Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis died. He was the first founder of Indian statistical Institute to receive world recognition. In 1958, he started his national sample surveys. A Sample survey means assessing a situation by studying a part of it which would represent the whole, some of his proposals were included in the second five year paln. His original work made him elected as fellow of the Royal society in 1945.
6/28/1972Don Francis-Di-Almeda of Portugal was succeeded as the Viceroy of Protuguese India by Affonso de Albuquerque, who is regarded as the real founder at Portuguese power in India.
7/10/2000Pete Sampras wins his 7th singles Wimbledon title and his 13th Grand Slam title overtaking Roy Emerson's 12 titles.
3/16/1995K. Karunakaran resigns as CM of Kerala; Finance Minister presents Central Budget.
2/13/1997Deve Gowda, PM, dedicates the Rs. 3200-crore 480 MW Uri hydel project in north Kashmir to the nation.
1/28/1961Foundation-stone of the first factory of H.M.T. wrist watches laid in Bangalore.
7/20/1905First Partition of Bengal, which was proposed by Lord Curzon, was accepted by British Government's Minister of India.
2/10/1859General Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny.
6/17/1913Waman Vasudev Chitle (Bal Chitle), Marathi story writer and editor, was born.