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13th October - A Day in the life of India

DaySunday, 13 October 2019
Festivals, ObservationsValmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti, Sharad Purnima, Kojagari (Lokkhi Pujo)
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Attend Comedy Club show "Kaafi Wild Hai" by Appurv Gupta
At - CounterCulture Comedy Club, Chennai
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Day (13th October) in History of India

  • 2019 - India defeated South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test in Pune on 13th October 2019 to register and unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. With this, India became the first-ever team to win 11 consecutive Test series at home.
  • 2019 - Rupa Gurunath, the daughter of former BCCI and International Cricket Council president N Srinivasan, elected as the new Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) president.
  • 2019 - Mariam Thresia is to be canonized on 13th of October 2019 as Pope Francis approved a second miracle attributed to her at the beginning of 2019
  • 2013 – A stampede occurs in India during the Hindu festival Navratri, killing 115 and injuring more than 110.
  • 2005 - RTI law was passed by Parliament on 15th June 2005 and the RTI Law came fully into force on 13th October 2005.

Birthdays on 13th October

  • 1990 - Pooja Hegde is an Indian model and film actress who appears mainly in Telugu and Hindi films. A former beauty pageant contestant, she was crowned as the second runner-up at the Miss Universe India 2010 competition.
  • 1936 – Chitti Babu, Indian veena player and composer (d. 1996)
  • 1924 – Moturu Udayam, Indian activist and politician (d. 2002)
  • 1911 – Ashok Kumar, was an Indian film actor who attained iconic status in Indian cinema. He received the Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke award for his contributions to Hindi Cinema. (Died on 10th December 2001)

Deaths on 13th October

  • 2018 – Annapurna Devi Indian surbahar (bass sitar) player of Hindustani classical music, Annapurna was a noted musician of the Maihar Gharana (b 1927)
  • 2006 - Protiva Bose was one of the most celebrated and widely read Bengali writers of novels, short stories, and essays. She has written 200 books, all of which have been commercially successful. "Monolina" was her first novel, published in 1940. Several of her novels have been made into successful movies.
  • 1987 – Kishore Kumar, Indian singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and director (b. 1929)
  • 1911 – Sister Nivedita or (Bhagini Nivedita), was an Irish-Indian social worker, author & educationist. In 2017, the house of Sister Nibedita in Bagbazar, Kolkata, was renovated by the West Bengal Govt and handed over to Ramakrishna Mission. 'Roy Villa' in Darjeeling, where Sister Nivedita breathed her last, was handed over to Ramakrishna Mission in 2014. In 2017, Mamata Banerjee unveiled a Heritage Blue Plaque at Sister Nivedita's home in London. (born 28th October 1867).

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