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Historical Event on 4/5/1987

The centenary of Bombay Fire Brigade was celebrated. (CIVIC).

Other Historical Dates and Events
8/2/1858British parliament passed the act to handover the administration of India to British Government from East India Company. After the occasion, the Supreme British ruler in India was called as 'Viceroy'.
4/28/1945Ajit Manohar Pai, cricketer (one Test India v NZ 1969), was born in Bombay.
12/31/1993Manipur placed under President's rule; Bangarappa launches Karnataka Congress Party.
2/23/1908Maharaj Kumar Raghubir Sinh, famous Hindi writer and historian, was born.
2/22/1947Nehru welcomes British independence offer, invites Muslims to join at New Delhi.
4/22/1992IAF in response to a recommendation by Secretary General, the Security Council adopted resolution No. 751 (1992) by which it established UNOSOM for handling situation which had deteriorated to an extent where death and destruction forced hundreds of thousands of civilians to flee their homes and causing need for emergency humanitarian assistance.
12/23/1969Armstrong and Aldrin collected Moon rock, which was kept on exhibition in New Delhi.
3/6/1995Arun Tamhankar, great journalist, died.
3/26/1996Indian all-rounder Manoj Prabhakar announces retirement from international cricket.
10/5/1997Kiran Bedi, India's first woman police officer, was awarded the Joseph Beuys prize for her work in reforming the largest prison of the country.