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Historical Event on 5/28/1964

A slow-moving funeral cortege containing the body of Jawaharlal Nehru inched through the streets of New Delhi today. A million and a half Indians lined the route to pay final respects to their beloved leader.

Other Historical Dates and Events
10/1/1990Constitution's 75th amendment bill to extend President's rule in Punjab for another six months fails through the first stage in Lok Sabha for want of a simple majority.
7/12/1965Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay, Indian middle-order batsman), was born in Mangalore.
2/20/1982The Kangla Tongbi war memorial built for 221 members of Advance Base Depot, who laid down their lives to repulse several waves of Japanese attacks, was finally shifted to College of Materials Management Jabalpur. The original memorial was erected on 15 Apr 1946 from local stone and the main epitaph displayed above is of black Naga stone.
12/11/1988Dr. Nagendra Singh, 74, President of the International Court of Justice, passed away in Hague.
6/11/2000Rajesh Pilot, Congress(I) leader and former Union Minister, died in a road accident in his home constituency, Dausa.
5/5/1966Jan Congress Party was established in Orissa.
2/13/1991Surjit Singh Barnala resigns as Governor of Tamil Nadu.
1/5/1893Paramahansa Yogananda (1893-1952), universalist Hindu, great saint, social reformer, writer and litterateur was born at Gorakhpur. He was the renaissance founder of Self Realization Fellowship (1925) in US, author of famed 'Autobiography of a Yogi' (1946), popular book globalizing India's spiritual traditions.
12/4/1982Asian Games at Delhi concluded.
5/10/1857India's real mutiny begins with the revolt of Sepoys of Meerut near Delhi the next day.