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Historical Event on 7/3/1985

Air Chief Marshal D A La Fontaine PVSM, AVSM, VM., became the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. He was in this office till 31/July/1988.

Other Historical Dates and Events
10/27/1998L. P. Singh, ICS, former Governor of five north eastern states, died in New Delhi. He was 86.
9/6/1995Salil Chaudhary, famous music director in Hindi film industry, passed away.
5/22/1993Congress (I) suffers reverses in the by-elections.
4/2/1702Balaji Vishwanath Bhat, first Peshwa, passed away.
4/23/1926Madhavrao Sapre, great political leader, passed away.
7/21/1977K.S. Hegde elected Lok Sabha Speaker.
5/17/1857Bahadhur Shah II declared as the emperor of India.
1/14/1998Prof. Amartya Kumar Sen, Economist, is sworn in new Master of the Trinity College. He is the first Asian to head a Cambridge College.
2/22/1854Kawasji Nanabhai Dawar started the first Cloth Mill namely 'Bombay Spinning Mills'.
11/29/1996The Indian Journal of Medical Research brought out special issues, as part of the 85th year celebrations of ICMR, on Nutrition Research (November 1995) and Diarrhoeal Diseases (July, 1996). The ICMR Bulletin also brought out special issues on such topics as Nutrition, Tuberculosis, AIDS, Tribal Health, etc. so as to coincide with the theme selected for a particular month as part of the celebrations. As part of the global theme initiative coordinated by JAMA, USA, the January 1996 issue of the ICMR was devoted to 'Emerging and Re-emerging Infections'.