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12th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 12th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on August 12.Celebrations/Observations on this dayInternational Youth Day12th August in the history of India1765 – Treaty of Allahabad is signed. The Treaty marks the political and constitutional involvement and the beginning of Company rule in India.Famous Birthdays on August 121972 – Gyanendra Pandey, Indian cricketer1948 – Siddaramaiah, Indian lawyer and politician, 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka1919 – Vikram Sarabhai, Indian physicist and academic (d. 1971)1918 – Guy Gibson, Anglo-Indian commander and pilot, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1944)Death anniversaries on August 12 2020 - Rajiv Tyagi, Indian politician and spokeperson for Indian National Congress.

10th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 10th August in the history of India, major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.10th August in the history of India1741 – King Marthanda Varma of Travancore defeats the Dutch East India Company at the Battle of Colachel, effectively bringing about the end of the Dutch colonial rule in India.
Famous Birthdays on August 101963 – Phoolan Devi, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2001)1956 – Perween Warsi, Indian-English businesswoman1943 – Shafqat Rana, Indian-Pakistani cricketer1894 – V. V. Giri, Indian lawyer and politician, 4th President of India (d. 1980)1860 – Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian singer and musicologist (d. 1936)
Death Anniversaries on August 101999 – Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Indian historian, scholar, and critic (b. 1899)

5th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 5th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on August 5
5th August in the history of India 2020 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for controversial Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, UP.
Famous Birthdays on August 5 1987 – Genelia D'Souza, Indian actress1974 – Kajol, Indian film actress1969 – Venkatesh Prasad, Indian cricketer and coach1950 – Mahendra Karma, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
Death Anniversaries on August 5 2014 – Chapman Pincher, Indian-English historian, journalist, and author (b. 1914)2000 – Lala Amarnath, Indian cricketer who scored India's first Test century (b. 1911)

4th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 4th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
4th August in the history of India 1956 - India's first nuclear reactor APSARA commissioned. PM Nehru later dedicated it to the Nation in January 1957.
Famous Birthdays on August 4 1986 - Nikhil Sachan is an Indian author and columnist. He has published two collections of short stories called Namak Swadanusar and Zindagi Aais Pais, along with a novel UP 65 which have been bestsellers in their genre. He has also contributed to e-magazines The Lallantop and Firstpost.1978 – Sandeep Naik, Indian politician1965 – Vishal Bhardwaj, Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, music composer and playback singer1950 – N. Rangaswamy, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Chief Minister of Puducherry1931 – Naren Tamhane, Indian cricketer (d. 2002)1929 – Vellore G. Ramabhadran, Mridangam artiste from Tamil Nadu, India (d. 2012)1929 – Kishore Kumar, Indian …

3rd August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 3rd August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on August 3
3rd August in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on August 3 1984 – Sunil Chhetri, Indian footballer1960 – Gopal Sharma, Indian cricketer1956 – Balwinder Sandhu, Indian cricketer and coach1939 – Apoorva Sengupta, Indian general and cricketer1916 – Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1970)1886 – Maithili Sharan Gupt, Indian poet and playwright (d. 1964)
Death Anniversaries on August 3

2nd August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 2nd August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on August 2
2nd August in the history of India 1999 – The Gaisal train disaster claims 285 lives in Assam, India.1989 – A massacre is carried out by an Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians.1858 – The Government of India Act 1858 replaces Company rule in India with that of the British Raj.
Famous Birthdays on August 2 1956 - Vijay Ramniklal Rupani is an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is serving as Chief Minister of Gujarat since 7 August 2016, and is a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Rajkot West.1945 – Bunker Roy, Indian educator and activist1929 – Vidya Charan Shukla, Indian politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2013)1878 – Berta Ruck, Indian-born Welsh romance novelist (d. 1978)1877 – Ravishankar Shukla, Indian lawyer and po…

1st August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 1st August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on August 1
1st August in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on August 1 1992 – Mrunal Thakur, Indian actress1932 – Meena Kumari, Indian actress (d. 1972)
Death Anniversaries on August 1 2020 - Amar Singh was an Indian politician from the state of Uttar Pradesh who was one of the leaders of Samajwadi Party. He was the general secretary of the Samajwadi Party and was a member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian parliament.2008 – Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1916)1920 – Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Indian lawyer and journalist (b. 1856)

31st July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 31st July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 31 Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh (Haryana and Punjab, India)
31st July in the history of India 1658 – Aurangzeb is proclaimed Mughal emperor of India.
Famous Birthdays on July 31 1947 – Mumtaz, Indian actress1941 – Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician, 8th Chief Minister of Gujarat (d. 2004)1919 – Hemu Adhikari, Indian cricketer (d. 2003)1880 – Premchand, Indian author and playwright (d. 1936)
Death Anniversaries on July 31 2014 – Nabarun Bhattacharya, Indian journalist and author (b. 1948)1980 – Mohammed Rafi, Indian playback singer (b. 1924) [5]1940 - Udham Singh was a revolutionary belonging to the Ghadar Party, best known for his assassination in London of Michael O'Dwyer, the former lieutenant governor of the Punjab in India, on 13 March 1940. The assassination was in Avenge for the Jallianwala Bagh m…

30th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 30th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
30th July in the history of India 2014 – One hundred and fifty people are trapped after a landslide in Maharashtra, India; 20 are killed.2012 – A train fire kills 32 passengers and injures 27 on the Tamil Nadu Express in Andhra Pradesh, India.2012 – A power grid failure in Delhi leaves more than 300 million people without power in northern India.
Famous Birthdays on July 30 1973 - Sonu Sood is an Indian film actor, model, and producer who acts predominantly in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Punjabi films. In 2009, he received the Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Award for Best Villain and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu for his work in the Telugu blockbuster Arundhati.1973 – Sonu Nigam, Indian playback singer and actor1962 – Yakub Memon, Indian accountant and terrorist (d. 2015)1951 – Gerry Judah, Indian-English painter and scul…

29th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 29th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 29 Mohun Bagan Day (India)
29th July in the history of India 1987 – Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi and President of Sri Lanka J. R. Jayewardene sign the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord on ethnic issues.
Famous Birthdays on July 29 1959 – Sanjay Dutt, Indian actor, singer, and producer1904 – J. R. D. Tata, French-Indian pilot and businessman, founded Tata Motors and Tata Global Beverages (d. 1993)
Death Anniversaries on July 29 2013 – Munir Hussain, Indian cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1929)1987 – Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1894)

28th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 28th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 28
28th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 28 1986 – Dulquer Salmaan, is an Indian film actor, playback singer and film producer who predominantly works in Malayalam language films. He has also worked in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language films.1983 - Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthoori Raja, better known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter and playback singer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema.
Death Anniversaries on July 28 2016 – Mahasweta Devi, Indian Bengali fiction writer and socio-political activist. Her notable literary works include Hajar Churashir Maa, Rudali, and Aranyer Adhikar. She was a self-proclaimed leftist who worked for the rights and empowerment of the tribal people of West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh st…

27th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 27th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 27
27th July in the history of India 2015 – At least seven people are killed and many injured after gunmen attack an Indian police station in Punjab.
Famous Birthdays on July 27 1990 – Kriti Sanon, Indian actress1983 – Soccor Velho, Indian footballer (d. 2013)1967 – Rahul Bose, Indian journalist, actor, director, and screenwriter1954 – G. S. Bali, Indian lawyer and politician
Death Anniversaries on July 27 2020 - Deepa Sahu, Odia actress, Born on October 25, 1985 in Dhenkanal district Deepa Sahu has a number of hit Odia and Sambalpuri music albums including ‘Tora krushna chuda rangara nali odhani’, ‘Hai hai to malli phula gajara’ ‘Mate dhire dhire jhataka’ and ‘Ekda ekda ra’ to her credit. Besides, she has successfully acted in a number of Odia TV serial and also has acted in some Odia films including ‘Nari Akhire Ni…

26th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 26th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 26 Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas (India)
26th July in the history of India 2008 – Fifty-six people are killed and over 200 people are injured, in the Ahmedabad bombings in India.2005 – Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, resulting in floods killing over 5,000 people.1999 – Celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas. Kargil conflict officially comes to an end. The Indian Army announces the complete eviction of Pakistani intruders.1897 – Anglo-Afghan War: The Pashtun fakir Saidullah leads an army of more than 10,000 to begin a siege of the British garrison in the Malakand Agency of the North West Frontier Province of India.1892 – Dadabhai Naoroji is elected as the first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
Famous Birthdays on July 26 1928 – Ibn-e-Safi, Indian-Pakistani author and …

25th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 25th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 25
25th July in the history of India 2007 – Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first female president.
Famous Birthdays on July 25 1934 - Prof. Sanatan Rath was a professor and Head of the Department of Neurosurgery, SCB Medical College and one of the most renowned neurosurgeon in the state of Odisha.1929 – Somnath Chatterjee, Indian lawyer and politician, 14th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 2018)1875 – Jim Corbett, Indian hunter, environmentalist, and author (d. 1955)
Death Anniversaries on July 25 2015 – R. S. Gavai, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Governor of Kerala (b. 1929)2012 – B. R. Ishara, Indian director and screenwriter (b. 1934)

24th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 24th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 24
24th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 24 1945 – Azim Premji, Indian businessman and philanthropist1937 – Manoj Kumar, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter1930 – Keshubhai Patel, Indian politician, 10th Chief Minister of Gujarat
Death Anniversaries on July 24 2017 – Harshida Raval, Indian Gujarati playback singer1970 – Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman, philanthropist, and civil servant (b. 1897)