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6th October - A Day in the life of India

DaySunday, 6 October 2019
Festivals, ObservationsDurga Puja Ashtami, World Cerebral Palsy Day
6th October in History of India
  • 2019 - National Conference delegates allowed to meet Former Chief Ministers of Jammu & Kashmir Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah on October 6 2019.
  • Aam Aadmi Party's Rajya Sabha MP and in-charge of AAP for Delhi Assembly elections, Sanjay Singh has announced a new campaign. The campaign 'Aapan Purvaanchal' will start today on 6th October 2019.
  • 2019 - New world record for the most number of sixes (36 sixes) in a Test was set in India-South Africa 1st Test Match of 3 Match series in Visakhapatnam. The previous record(35 sixes), was set in the Pakistan-New Zealand Test in Sharjah on November 2014. 
  • India defeated South Africa by 203 runs in 1st Test of 3 Match series in Visakhapatnam on 6th October 2019. With this win, India extends its winning streak to 10 Test Matches at Home grounds. This win also listed India on top of WTC table with 160 points.
Birthdays on 6th October
  • 1893 – Meghnad Saha, was a Bengali Indian astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic. best known for his development of the Saha ionization equation used to describe chemical and physical conditions in stars. was also the chief architect of river planning in India, died at the age of 62, on 16th February 1956.
  • 1926 - Chhabi Bandyopadhyay, the last of the great kirtan singers, best known for her Pala Kirtan. Chhabi Bandyopadhyay recorded and broadcast not only kirtans but Ramprasadi, Dwijendralal, Atulprasadi, Rajanikanta and Shyamasangeet as well. She had won the Bengal Motion Pictures Award in 1955, and the Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1986. She valued the title Geetashri most, conferred on her by Ustad Allauddin Khan and Ustad Dabir Khan, the last descendant of Tansen. Chhabi died in Calcutta after a prolonged illness on May 23 at the age of 86 and with her death, an era when devotion was considered an integral part of artistic expression came to an end.
  • 1942 - Dharampal Singh Gujjar, claimed to be the oldest Indian Athlete
  • 1946 – Vinod Khanna, Considered one of the most handsome actors in Bollywood during his time, is an Indian film Cinema or "Bollywood" actor, producer. He won two Filmfare awards. He later moved into politics and  Joined BJP, he was elected as Member of Parliament from Gurdaspur Constituency between 1998 and 2004. Vinod Khanna died of Bladder Cancer on 27th April 2017. He was posthumously awarded highest award in Indian Cinema "Dada Sahab Phalke award 2018" by the government of India at 65th National Film awards.

Deaths
  • 1661 – Guru Har Rai, Indian 7th Sikh guru (b. 1630)
  • 2007 – Babasaheb Bhosale, Indian lawyer and politician, 8th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 1921)
  • 2007 – Laxmi Mall Singhvi, Indian scholar, jurist, and politician (b. 1931)
  • 2012 – B. Satya Narayan Reddy, Indian lawyer and politician, 19th Governor of West Bengal (b. 1927)

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