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Historical Event on 12/14/1979

Nirode Ranjan Chowdhury, cricketer, two Tests for India and bowling average of 205, died.

Other Historical Dates and Events
7/5/1882Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882-1927), classical singer and Muslim mystic, was born. He was instrumental in bringing Sufism to the music.
4/18/1914Jamshedji R. Patel, cricket Test Umpire for 9 tests from 1948-59, was born in Mumbai.
12/9/1997Dr. K. Shivarama Karanth (95), doyen of Kannada literature and Jnanpith Award winner, died in Manipal.
2/17/1992Tripura's Congress (I) ministry falls as TUJS withdraws support.
2/17/1992Kritiwas, writer of Ramayana in Bengali language, was born.
7/2/1941Muhammad Baqa Jilani, one Test for India, 0-55, died at the age of 29.
4/2/1970Privy purses and special privileges of former Indian rulers abolished.
11/30/1998Sonia Gandhi names Ashok Ghelot and Sheila Dixit as Chief Ministers of Rajasthan and Delhi respectively.
6/30/1928Kalyanji, famous music director, was born.
4/18/1992Russia suspends transfer of rocket technology to India.