31st January 1948: Riots in cities in the aftermath of Mahatama Gandhi Murder.
31st January 1960: Milkha Singh at Lahore sets record for 200m in 20.7s.
31st January 1963: Peacock was declared National bird of India.
31st January 1985: 52nd Constitutional amendment.
31st January 1992: SEBI was given statutory powers
31st January 1995:ISRO and Intelsat sign a $100 m 10-year-long agreement for leasing some of the capacity of the Indian-built INSAT-2E (scheduled for launch in 1997).
31st January 1996: Asia’s first sports university inaugurated in Pune
31st January 2012: Sania Mirza in doubles Global Top-10 for the first time (Reached No. 1 in 2015)