Tag Archives: India

April 19, 2013

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2013 Abdullah Riyaz, age 50, was arrested at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India. While he sat in the waiting area for his Dubai bound plane to be board, officials noticed that … Continue reading

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July 20, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2003 in India, elephants used for commercial work began wearing reflectors to avoid being hit by cars during night work. And Americans think hitting a deer will raise your insurance, imagine the call to … Continue reading

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March 19, 1972

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1972, India and Bangladesh signed a friendship treaty. Rings were exchanged and Bangladesh was given the right to wear India’s letterman jacket during school hours and both agreed to give each other 48 hours … Continue reading

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March 13, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997 Sister Nirmala was chosen by India’s Missionaries of Charity to succeed the deceased Mother Teresa as leader of the Catholic order. The competition to succeed Mother Teresa was fierce and hard fought as … Continue reading

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October 21, 2007

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2007 Surinder Singh Bajwa, the Deputy Mayor of Delhi, died from the injuries he’d received the day before when he fell from the first floor balcony of his office as he fought off a … Continue reading

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May 28, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1998 Pakistan matched India with five nuclear test blasts. The U.S., Japan, and other nations imposed economic sanctions. An unrepentant Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced “Today, we have settled the score with India.” … Continue reading

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