1. British Governor General of Bengal – Warren Hastings
2. Governor General of Independent India – Lord Mountbatten
3. Commander-in-chief of Free India – General Roy Bucher
4. Cosmonaut – Sqn. – Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
5. Emperor of Mughal Dynasty in India – Babar
6. Field Marshal – S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
7. Indian Governor General of Indian Union – C. Rajagopalachari
8. Indian I.C.S. Officer – Satyendra Nath Tagore
9. Indian Member of Viceroy's Executive Council – Sri S. P. Sinha
10. Indian to swim across English Channel – Mihir Sen
11. Indian woman to swim across-English Channel – Miss Arati Saha
12. Man to climb Mount Everest – Tenzing Norgay
13. Man to climb Mount Everest without Oxygen – Phu Dorjee
14. Man to climb Mount Everest twice – Nwang Gombu
15. Nobel Prize winner – Rabindra Nath Tagore
16. President of Indian National Congress – W. C. Banerjee
17. President of Indian Republic – Dr. Rajendra Prasad
18. Talkie Film – Alam Ara (1931)
19. Test Tube Baby (Documented) – Indira
20. Viceroy of India – Lord Canning
21. Woman Minister of Indian Union – Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
22. Woman Chief Minister of State – Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani
23. Woman Governor – Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
24. Woman President of Indian National Congress – Dr. Annie Besant
25. Woman Prime Minister – Mrs. Indira Gandhi
26. Woman Speaker of a State Assembly – Mrs. Shanno Devi
27. Prime Minister of India – Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
28. Muslim President of Indian Union – Dr. Zakir Hussain
29. Speaker of Lok Sabha – G. V. Mavlankar
30. Woman to climb mount Everest – Bachhendri Pal
31. Woman Judge in Supreme Court – Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Biwi
32. Woman Chief Justice of a High Court – Smt. Leela Seth
33. Indian Woman to go in space (Now U.S. Citizen) – Kalpana Chawla
34. The first Indian weightlifter to win bronze medal in Olympics – Karnam Malleshwari  (Sydney, in 2000)
35. The First Indian World Chess Champion – Vishwanathan Anand
36. India's first paperless Newspaper – The News Today (Launched on Jan. 3, 2001)
37. India's First woman Merchant Navy Officer – Sonali Banerjee
38. The first Dalit Speaker of the Lok Sabha – G. M. C. Balyogi
39. The first Vice-President of India to die in harness – Krishna Kant
40. The first Indian woman cricketer to score double century – Mithali Raj (August 2002 playing  against England)
41. The first woman Air Vice-Marshal – P. Bandopadhyaya
42. The first Indian to be appointed as United Nations Civilian Police Advisor – Ms. Kiran Bedi
43. The first astronaut of Indian origin to perish aboard U.S. space shuttle in a tragic accident  – Dr. Kalpana Chawla  (Columbia space shuttle, Feb. I, 2003)
44. The first woman to be appointed Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India – K. J. Udeshi (appointed on June 10, 2003)
45. The first Indian girl to register a win in a Wimbledon tournament – Sania Mirza (2003)
46. The first Indian lady to win a medal in World Athletic Championship – Anju Bobby George (Aug. 2003)
47. The first woman Chairman and Managing Director of NABARD – Mrs. Ranjana Kumar
48. The highest individual test scorer of India – Virendra Sehwag ( 309 runs in the  first test in Multan against Pakistan)
49. The first Indian cricketer to make double centuries five times – Rahul Drgvid (playing test against Pakistan in Pakistan in. April 2004)
50. The first Odisha woman to top I.A.S. – Smt. Roopa Misra (Indian Civil Services Exam., 2003)
51. The first Sikh Prime Minister of India – Dr. Manmohan Singh
52. The first woman Director General of Police of a State – Kanchan C. Bhattacharya (DGP Uttarakhand)
53. The first woman to be appointed as the crime branch chief – MeeriJ Borwankar (took over as crime branch chief of Mumbai police)
54. The first woman to reach the rank of Lt. General in the Indian army – Puneeta Arora (Commandant, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune)
55. The first Indian to cross seven important seas by swimming – Bula Chaudhury
56. The first woman to become Indian Air Force's first woman Air Marshal  – Air Marshal Padma Bandhopadhyay
57. The first youngest MP, at the age of 25 years – Dharmendra Yadav (Mainpuri : Samajwadi Party MP)
58. India's first woman athlete to win WTA open Tennis title – Sania Mirza (Feb. 2005, Hyderabad)
59. The first Indian to set a world record of ever having reached the highest of heights yet in a hot balloon – Vijaypath Singhania  (Nov. 26, 2005. 69852 ft.)
60. The first wonder child of Odisha only about 4 years and a half of age completes a race of 65 km. – Budhia (May 2006)
61. The first woman Commissioner of Police of an Indian metro (Chennai Metro Police) – Letika Saran
62. The first Indian to Ski to the North Pole – Ajeet Bajaj (April 26, 2006)
63. The first sportsman ever to win Gold Medal in Shooting in the World Shooting Championship – Abhinav Bindra (July 24, 2006)
64. The first person of Indian origin to win the Miss Great Britain title – Preeti Desai (2006)
65. The first woman President of the Republic of India – Pratibha Patil