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14th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 14th October in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries of this day October 14.

14th October in the History of India

The Year 2022

  • Hyderabad bagged the prestigious 'World Green City Award 2022' beating Paris, Bogota, Mexico City, Montreal, and Fortaleza in Brazil. Additionally, the city also won 'Living Green for Economic Recovery and Inclusive Growth' at the International Association of Horticulture Producers (AIPH) 2022 held in Jeju, South Korea. Hyderabad is the only Indian city that was selected for the 'World Green City 2022,' award, the best across all six categories.
  • No scientific probe of 'Shivling' inside mosque complex, Varanasi Court rejects Hindu side's plea of carbon dating the 'Shivling' like structure found in the Gyanvapi Mosque's ablution area.
  • 36th National Games came to an end on October 14th 2022. Here is the Final List with the top 10 winners of the 36th National Games

  • Bangalore's Kempegowda Airport became the first Airport in South India to receive World's largest Boeing Aircraft (Emirate's Airbus A380) on October 14, 2022. Airbus A380 started operating between Dubai-Mumbai in 2014, Bangalore becomes the 2nd Airport in the country to operate this Superjumbo Aircraft which has a carrying capacity of 480 passengers. The Flight will operate as EK568 & EK569 daily between Bangalore-Dubai starting October 30, 2022. The daily flight is scheduled to ferry from Dubai at 21:25 hrs and reach Bangalore's Kempegowda International Airport(KIA) at 02:30 hrs the next day (local time). While the return flight will depart from KIA at 04:30 hrs, arriving in Dubai at 07:10 hrs (local time).

    The Year 2021 & before

    • 2019 - Abhijit Banerjee (Born 21st February 1961, Kolkata) and his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2019 for their work in the field of development economics, with particular emphasis on alleviating global poverty.
    • 2019 - All Postpaid Mobile Phone Services were restored in Jammu & Kashmir after 70 days of its suspension on August 5, 2019, after the abrogation of article 370 from the state of Jammu & Kashmir, this also led to the bifurcation of the state to two Union Territories Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir.
    • 2019 - Saurav Ganguly elected as the new BCCI President
    • 2019 - Section 144 was imposed in Ayodhya till 10 December in anticipation of the Supreme Court judgement over the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute.

    Famous birthdays on 14th October

    • 1981 - Gautam Gambhir is an Indian politician and former cricketer, who has played all game formats. He joined Bhartiya Janta Party and won the East Delhi seat in Lok Sabha 2019 election.
    • 1940 - Cliff Richard, Indian-English singer-songwriter and actor
    • 1931 - Pandit Nikhil Ranjan Banerjee was an Indian classical sitarist of the Maihar Gharana. A legendary Baba Allauddin Khan's student, Pandit Nikhil Banerjee was known for his technical virtuosity and clinical execution.

    Death anniversaries on October 14

    • 2018 - Annapurna Devi, noted musician, and surbahar player of Hindustani classical music of the Maihar Gharana. She was given the name 'Annapurna' by former Maharaja Brijnath Singh of the former Maihar Estate, and it was by this name that she was popularly known.
    • 2015 – Radhakrishna Hariram Tahiliani, Indian admiral (b. 1930)


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