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12th October - A Day in the life of India

12th October in the History of India

  • 2019 - Mary Kom wins 8th World Championships medal, becomes a most successful boxer in the history across male and female categories to win eight world championship medals. 
  • 2019 - Google Doodle celebrated Poet & Women's right Activist Kamini Roy's 155th Birthday.
  • 1871 - The British in India enact the Criminal Tribes Act, naming many local communities "Criminal Tribes".
Birthdays on 12th October
  • 1991 - Akshara Haasan is an Indian film actress who has appeared in Hindi and Tamil language films. The daughter of actors Kamal Haasan and Sarika Thakur, and the younger sister of Shruti Haasan, she made her film debut with the comedy-drama Shamitabh, and later appeared in Vivegam.
  • Year-Unknown - Ravinder Singh Robin is an Independent Indian Journalist, he writes for BBC, SBS Australia, CNNnews18. Formerly he was working with The Tribune, Reuters and ANI.
  • 1946 - Ashok Mankad, Indian cricketer (d. 2008)
  • 1935 - Shivraj Patil, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Defence
  • 1924 - Kanika Bandyopadhyay or Kanika Banerjee, Indian Rabindrasangeet legend.
  • 1911 - Vijay Merchant, Indian cricketer (d. 1987)
  • 1864 - Kamini Roy, British India's first female graduate, Bengali poet, social activist, and feminist writer (d. 1933)
Deaths on 12th October
  • 2012 - Sukhdev Singh Kang, Indian judge and politician, 14th Governor of Kerala (b. 1931)
  • 1967 - Ram Manohar Lohia, Indian activist and politician (b. 1910)

Google Doodle celebrated 155th Birth Anniversary of Kamini Roy
Google Doodle celebrated 155th Birth Anniversary of Kamini Roy

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