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11th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 11th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 11
11th July in the history of India 2006 – Mumbai train bombings: Two hundred nine people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India. Famous Birthdays on July 11 1967 – Jhumpa Lahiri, Indian American novelist and short story writer1956 – Amitav Ghosh, Indian-American author and academic1953 – Suresh Prabhu, Indian accountant and politician, Indian Minister of Railways1923 – Tun Tun, Indian actress and comedian (d. 2003)
Death Anniversaries on July 11

10th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 10th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 10
10th July in the history of India 1806 – The Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.1499 – The Portuguese explorer Nicolau Coelho returns to Lisbon after discovering the sea route to India as a companion of Vasco da Gama.
Famous Birthdays on July 10 1951 – Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician serving as the Defence Minister of India. He is the former President of Bharatiya Janata Party. He has previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He was the Home Minister in the First Modi Ministry.1949 – Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricketer and sportscaster1940 – Meghnad Desai, Baron Desai, Indian-English economist and politician1923 – G. A. Kulkarni, Indian author and academic (d. 1987)
Death A…

9th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 9th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 9
9th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 9 1944 – Judith M. Brown, Indian-English historian and academic1938 – Sanjeev Kumar, Indian film actor (d. 1985)1930 – K. Balachander, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)1925 – Guru Dutt, Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 1964)
Death Anniversaries on July 9

8th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 8th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 8
8th July in the history of India 1497 – Vasco da Gama sets sail on the first direct European voyage to India.
Famous Birthdays on July 8 1972 – Sourav Ganguly, Indian cricketer1949 – Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Indian politician, 14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (d. 2009)1914 – Jyoti Basu, Indian politician, 6th Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 2010)1908 – V. K. R. Varadaraja Rao, Indian economist, politician, professor and educator (d. 1991)
Death Anniversaries on July 8 2013 – Sundri Uttamchandani, Indian author (b. 1924)2007 – Chandra Shekhar, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of India (b. 1927)

7th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 7th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 7
7th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 7 1981 – Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian cricketer1970 – Min Patel, Indian-English cricketer1954 - Guruji - Spiritual Guru1859 – Rettamalai Srinivasan, Indian politician (d. 1911)
Death Anniversaries on July 7 1999 - Captain Vikram Batra, PVC was an officer of the Indian Army, awarded with the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest and most prestigious award for valour, for his actions during the 1999 Kargil War.1982 – Bon Maharaja, Indian guru and religious writer (b. 1901)1857 - Peer Ali Khan, Indian freedom fighter

6th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 6th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 6
6th July in the history of India 2006 – The Nathu La pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.1947 – Referendum held in Sylhet to decide its fate in the Partition of India.
Famous Birthdays on July 6 1985 - Ranveer Singh Bhavnani is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films. The recipient of several awards, Singh is among the highest-paid actors in the country and has featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2012. He is the recipient of three Filmfare Awards: Best Male Debut for Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) and Best Actor for Bajirao Mastani (2016).He has Won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for Padmaavat (2019). He has received an additional Best Actor nomination at the ceremony for Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013) and Padmaavat.1924…

5th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 5th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 5 Guru Purnima
5th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 5 1995 - Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player. Having made her international debut in 2009, she rose to a career high ranking of no. 2 in April 2017. 1978 - Nandamuri Kalyan Ram is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Telugu cinema. He was born to actor and politician Nandamuri Harikrishna and Lakshmi. He is a grandson of N. T. Rama Rao, who was an actor and politician. His younger brother, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, is also an actor.1973 - Geeta Kapoor is an Indian choreographer in Bollywood, and is one of the judges for the Indian reality dance talent show Dance India Dance, Super Dancer, India Ke Mast kalandar and India's best dancer1918 – K. Karunakaran, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Chief Mini…

4th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 4th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 4 The first evening of Dree Festival, celebrated until July 7 (Apatani people, Arunachal Pradesh, India)
4th July in the history of India 1947 – The "Indian Independence Bill" is presented before the British House of Commons, proposing the independence of the Provinces of British India into two sovereign countries: India and Pakistan.
Famous Birthdays on July 4 1983 – Amol Rajan, Indian-English journalist1954 – Devendra Kumar Joshi, 21st Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy1898 – Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian politician (d. 1998)1897 – Alluri Sitarama Raju, Indian activist (d. 1924)
Death Anniversaries on July 4 2012 – Hiren Bhattacharyya, Indian poet and author (b. 1932)1963 – Pingali Venkayya, Indian activist, designed the Flag of India (b. 1876)1902 – Vivekananda, Indian monk and saint (b. 1863)

3rd July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 3rd July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 3
3rd July in the history of India 1851 - Savitri Bai Phule and Mahatma Jyotiba Phule  founded a girls school in Chipplunkarwada, Pune.

Famous Birthdays on July 3 1980 – Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricketer1952 – Amit Kumar, Indian film playback singer, actor, director, music director and musician1918 – S. V. Ranga Rao, Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 1974)1912 - Hans Raj Khanna was an Indian judge, jurist and advocate who propounded the basic structure doctrine in 1973 and upheld civil liberties during the time of Emergency in India in a lone dissenting judgement in 1976. 1897 - Hansa Mehta was a Freedom fighter & women’s rights activist, She played played a key role in creating an inclusive world by ensuring that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights reads “All human beings are born free & equal”…

2nd July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 2nd July in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, famous Birthdays on this day and death anniversaries on this day.

2nd July in the history of India1972 - The Simla Agreement, or Shimla Agreement, was signed between India and Pakistan on 2 July 1972 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh after the defeat and surrender of West Pakistan.1940 – Indian independence leader Subhas Chandra Bose is arrested and detained in Calcutta.
Famous Birthdays on July 2
1958 – Pavan Malhotra, Indian actor1918 – Indumati Bhattacharya, Indian politicianDeath Anniversaries on July 2

1st July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 1st July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 1 Doctor's DayThe first day of Van Mahotsav, celebrated until July 7International Asteroid Day
1st July in the history of India 1949 – The merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore, into the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized as Kerala) in the Indian Union ends more than 1,000 years of princely rule by the Cochin royal family.
Famous Birthdays on July 1 1949 – Venkaiah Naidu, Indian lawyer and politician1938 – Hariprasad Chaurasia, Indian flute player and composer1927 – Chandra Shekhar, 8th Prime Minister of India (d. 2007)1913 – Vasantrao Naik, Indian politician, 3rd Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 1979)1882 – Bidhan Chandra Roy, Indian physician and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of West Bengal. Bidhan Chandra Roy( MD DSc MRCP, FRCS;) was a freedom fighter and politician who served a…

30th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 30th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
30th June in the history of India 2009 – Yemenia Flight 626, an Airbus A310-300, crashes into the Indian Ocean near Comoros, killing 152 of the 153 people on board. A 14-year-old girl named Bahia Bakari survives the crash.
Famous Birthdays on June 30 1959 – Sandip Verma, Baroness Verma, Indian-English businesswoman and politician1943 – Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Indian director and screenwriter1911 – Nagarjun, Indian poet (d. 1998)
Death Anniversaries on June 30 2007 – Sahib Singh Verma, Indian librarian and politician, 4th Chief Minister of Delhi (b. 1943)1917 – Dadabhai Naoroji, Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader (b. 1825)

29th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 29th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
29th June in the history of India 2020 - India banned 59 Chinese apps including the most popular Tiktok app amid tussle between India-China LAC at Galwan valley.
Famous Birthdays on June 29 1893 – Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Indian economist and statistician (d. 1972)
Death Anniversaries on June 29 2011 – K. D. Sethna, Indian poet, scholar, writer, philosopher, and cultural critic (b. 1904)1873 – Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Indian poet and playwright (b. 1824)

28th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 28th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
28th June in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on June 28 1960 - Prahlad Singh Patel is an Indian politician who is the current Minister of Culture and Minister of Tourism of India, and Member of Parliament from Damoh Loksabha Constituency in Madhya Pradesh. He was minister of state for coal in AB Vajpayee Ministry.1921 – P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of India (d. 2004)
Death Anniversaries on June 28 2009 – A. K. Lohithadas, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1955)

27th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 27th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
27th June in the history of India 2014 – At least fourteen people are killed when a Gas Authority of India Limited pipeline explodes in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Famous Birthdays on June 27 1992 – Karthika Nair, Indian film actress1964 - Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha is a retired Indian track and field athlete. She has been associated with Indian athletics since 1979. She is often called the "queen of Indian track and field". P.T Usha was awarded Arjuna award in 1983 and was awarded Padma Shri in 1985.1962 – Sunanda Pushkar, India-born Canadian businesswoman (d. 2014)1943 – Ravi Batra, Indian-American economist and academic1939 – R. D. Burman, Indian singer-songwriter (d. 1994)1919 – Amala Shankar, Indian danseuse1915 – Aideu Handique, Indian actress (d. 2002)1838 – Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian jou…

26th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of this Day 26th June, major historical events on this Day, Eminent personalities Birthdays on this day, deaths if any on this day.

Famous Birthdays on 26th June1985 - Arjun Kapoor is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films. He is the son of film producers Boney Kapoor and Mona Shourie Kapoor, the nephew of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor, the stepson of actress Sridevi, and the half brother of actress Janhvi Kapoor. He is the current brand ambassador of Chelsea F.C. for India. He made his acting debut through the 2012 successful action romance Ishaqzaade and subsequently appeared in several other box office hits including the crime drama Gunday (2014), the coming-of-age romantic comedy 2 States (2014) and the satire Ki & Ka (2016). 1926 – Mahendra Bhatnagar, Indian poet1874 - Shahuji Maharaj of the Bhonsle dynasty of Marathas was a Raja and the first Maharaja of the Indian princely state of Kolhapur. Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj, also known as …

25th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 25th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
25th June in the history of India  1983 - India lifted it's first Cricket World Cup1975 – Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declares a state of internal emergency in India.
Famous Birthdays on June 25 1931 – V. P. Singh, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Prime Minister of India (d. 2008)1924 – Madan Mohan, Iraqi-Indian composer and director (d. 1975)1900 – Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, English admiral and politician, 44th Governor-General of India (d. 1979)
Death Anniversaries on June 25 2007 – Jeeva, Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1963)

24th June - A Day in the life of India

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24th June in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on June 24 1937 – Anita Desai, Indian-American author and academic
Death Anniversaries on June 24 1980 – Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Indian lawyer and politician, 4th President of India (b. 1894)1564 - Rani Durgavati was the ruling Queen of Gondwana from 1550 until 1564. She was born in the family of Chandel king Keerat Rai. She was born at the fort of Kalinjar. Rani Durgavati's achievements further enhanced the glory of her ancestral tradition of courage and patronage.

23rd June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 23rd June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
23rd June in the history of India 2020 - In a historic first, Puri's Rath Yatra is celebrated but with almost no devotees. Due to Coronavirus pandemic, restrictions were imposed and only 500 devotees were allowed to pull the Iconic Jagannath's Rath Yatra.1985 – A terrorist bomb explodes at Narita International Airport near Tokyo. An hour later, the same group detonates a second bomb aboard Air India Flight 182, bringing the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.1757 – Battle of Plassey: Three thousand British troops under Robert Clive defeat a 50,000-strong Indian army under Siraj ud-Daulah at Plassey.
Famous Birthdays on June 23 1951 – Raj Babbar, Indian actor and politician1934 – Virbhadra Singh, is an Indian politician. The longest-serving and 4th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, he served as the Chief Minis…

22nd June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 22nd June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
22nd June in the history of India 1948 – King George VI formally gives up the title "Emperor of India", half a year after Britain actually gave up its rule of India.1897 – British colonial officers Charles Walter Rand and Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst are assassinated in Pune, Maharashtra, India by the Chapekar brothers and Mahadeo Vinayak Ranade, who are later caught and hanged.
Famous Birthdays on June 22 1974 – Vijay, Indian film actor in Tamil cinema. One of the most followed and popular actor in Tamil Cinema.1965 - Anubhav Sinha is an Indian film director, producer and writer known for his work in Tum Bin (2001), Dus (2005), Ra.One (2011), Mulk (2018),Article 15 (2019) and Thappad (2020).1950 – Tom Alter, Indian actor (d. 2017)1932 – Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)1927 – Anthony Low, Indian-English historian and academic (d. 2015)1…

21st June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 21st June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on June 21 International Yoga Day Father's Day
21st June in the history of India 2012 – A boat carrying more than 200 migrants capsized in the Indian Ocean between the Indonesian island of Java and Christmas Island, killing 17 people and leaving 70 others missing.
Famous Birthdays on June 21 1941 – Aloysius Paul D'Souza, Indian bishop1912 – Vishnu Prabhakar, Indian author and playwright (d. 2009)
Death Anniversaries on June 21 2012 – Sunil Janah, Indian photographer and journalist (b. 1918)2012 – Abid Hussain, Indian economist and diplomat, Indian Ambassador to the United States (b. 1926)

20th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 20th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
20th June in the history of India 2020 - FabiFlu became the first oral Favipiravir-approved medication in India for the treatment of COVID-19.1921 – Workers of Buckingham and Carnatic Mills in the city of Chennai, begin a four-month strike.
Famous Birthdays on June 20 1952 – Vikram Seth, Indian author and poet1939 – Ramakant Desai, Indian cricketer (d. 1998)1869 – Laxmanrao Kirloskar, Indian businessman, founded the Kirloskar Group (d. 1956)
Death Anniversaries on June 20

19th June - A Day in the life of India

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19th June in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on June 19 1985 - Kajal Aggarwal is an Indian film actress and model. She has established a career in the Tamil and Telugu film industries and has been nominated for four Filmfare Awards South. Aggarwal made her acting debut with the 2004 Bollywood film Kyun!1970 – Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician, former president of Indian National Congress. Member of Parliament from Wayanad.1962 – Ashish Vidyarthi, Indian actor1947 – Salman Rushdie, Indian-English novelist and essayist
Death Anniversaries on June 19 1949 – Syed Zafarul Hasan, Indian philosopher and academic (b. 1885)

18th June - A Day in the life of India

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18th June in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on June 18
Death Anniversaries on June 18 2020 - Malayalam screenwriter and director KR Sachidanandan, popularly known as Sachy. His last directed Malayalam movie was 'Ayyapanum Koshiyum'.2016 – Jeppiaar, Indian educationist, founder and chancellor of Sathyabama University (b. 1931)2005 – Mushtaq Ali, Indian cricketer (b. 1914)

17th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 17th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
17th June in the history of India 1795 – The burghers of Swellendam expel the Dutch East India Company magistrate and declare a republic.
Famous Birthdays on June 17 1973 – Leander Paes, Indian tennis player
Death Anniversaries on this day 1981 – Richard O'Connor, Indian-English general (b. 1889)1839 – Lord William Bentinck, English general and politician, 14th Governor-General of India (b. 1774)

16th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 16th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.16th June in the history of India2013 – A multi-day cloudburst, centered on the North Indian state of Uttarakhand, causes devastating floods and landslides, becoming the country's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami.1858 – The Battle of Morar takes place during the Indian Mutiny.1819 – A major earthquake strikes the Kutch district of western India, killing over 1,543 people and raising a 6 m high, 6 km wide, ridge, extending for at least 80 km, that was known as the Allah Bund ("Dam of God").1755 – French and Indian War: The French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British, leading to the expulsion of the Acadians.Famous Birthdays on June 161993 - Chandrani Murmu, Youngest elected Member of Parliament from Keonjhar, Odisha constituency. She was just 25 Years 11 months old when she won the election to become the youngest M…

15th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 15th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is aimed to encourage world to pay greater attention to the well- being and adequate health care of older persons. 15th June in the history of India2020 - 20 Indian soldiers killed by Chinese Army in a standoff over Galwan Valley.2007 - On this day (15th June 2007), the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolute to establish 2nd October as the International Day of Non-Violence.Famous Birthdays on June 15 1952 – Satya Pal Jain, Indian lawyer and politician, Additional Solicitor General of India1950 – Lakshmi Mittal, Indian-English businessman1932 – Zia Fariduddin Dagar, Indian singer (d. 2013)1927 – Ibn-e-Insha, Indian-Pakistani poet and author (d. 1978)1878 – Margaret Abbott, Indian-American golfer (d. 1955)1975 - Koratala Siva is an Indian film director, and screenwriter k…

14th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 14th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Observations/Celebrations on June 14 World Blood Donor Day2020 - Raja Parba being celebrated in Odisha
14th June in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on June 14 1955 – Kirron Kher, Indian theatre, film & television actress, TV talk show host, politician and Member of Parliament1444 – Nilakantha Somayaji, Indian astronomer and mathematician (d. 1544)
Death Anniversaries on June 14 2020 - Sushant Singh Rajput, was an Indian film and television actor, dancer, television personality, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. Rajput started his career with television serials. His debut show was Star Plus's romantic drama Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil (2008), followed by an award-winning performance in Zee TV's popular soap opera Pavitra Rishta (2009–11).2020 - Samir Bangara, was the co-founder and managing director at Qyuki Digital Media. Prior …

13th June - A Day in the life of India

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13th June in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on June 13 1994 – Deepika Kumari, Indian archer1992 - Disha Patani is an Indian actress who works primarily in Hindi films. She began her acting career with the Telugu film Loafer (2015), opposite Varun Tej. After making her Bollywood debut in the sports biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), she starred in the Chinese action comedy Kung Fu Yoga (2017). Some of her commercially successful Hindi films are Baaghi 2 (2018) and Bharat (2019).1990 - Aditya Uddhav Thackeray is an Indian Politician serving as Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Environment Government of Maharashtra. He is also MLA of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is the son of Uddhav Thackeray, an Indian politician serving as the 19th and current Chief Minister of Maharashtra, leader of the Shiv Sena, an…

12th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 12th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations & Observations on this Day World against child labour day
12th June in the history of India 1975 – Judge Jagmohanlal Sinha of the city of Allahabad ruled that India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had used corrupt practices to win her seat in the Indian Parliament, and that she should be banned from holding any public office. Mrs. Gandhi sent word that she refused to resign.
Famous Birthdays on June 12 1999 - Ajey Nagar, Indian comedian, Youtuber, also known as roast King and CarryMinati.1982 – Shailaja Pujari, Indian weightlifter1975 - Anjana Om Kashyap is an Indian journalist and anchor. She is an executive editor of the Hindi news channel Aaj Tak.
Death Anniversaries on June 12 2020 - Anand Mohan Zutshi or popularly known as "Gulzar Dehlavi" was an Urdu poet, scholar, and journalist. Born in old Delhi's Gali Kashme…

11th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 11th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
11th June in the history of India 2008 – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes a historic official apology to Canada's First Nations in regard to abuses at a Canadian Indian residential school.
Famous Birthdays on June 11 1948 – Lalu Prasad Yadav, Indian politician, 20th Chief Minister of Bihar1897 – Ram Prasad Bismil, Indian activist, founded the Hindustan Republican Association (d. 1927)1815 – Julia Margaret Cameron, Indian-Sri Lankan photographer (d. 1879)
Death Anniversaries on June 11
2013 – Vidya Charan Shukla, Indian politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs (b. 1929)1983 – Ghanshyam Das Birla, Indian businessman and politician (b. 1894)1962 – Chhabi Biswas, Indian actor and director (b. 1900)

10th June - A Day in the life of India

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10th June in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on June 10 2019 - Miraya Takhtani, daughter of actor Esha Deol Takhtani and Bharat Takhtani.1960 – Nandamuri Balakrishna, Indian film actor and politician1938 – Rahul Bajaj, Indian businessman and politician1938 – Vasanti N. Bhat-Nayak, Indian mathematician and academic (d. 2009)
Death Anniversaries on June 10 1955 – Margaret Abbott, Indian-American golfer (b. 1876)

9th June - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 9th June in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
9th June in the history of India 1900 – Indian nationalist Birsa Munda dies in a British prison of cholera.
Famous Birthdays on June 9 1985 – Sonam Kapoor, Indian model and actress.1949 – Kiran Bedi, Indian police officer and activist1931 – Nandini Satpathy, Indian author and politician, 8th Chief Minister of Odisha (d. 2006)1845 – Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto, English soldier, academic, and politician, 36th Governor-General of India (d. 1914)
Death Anniversaries on June 9 2020 - 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.2020 - Wali Akhtar Nadwi, was an HoD professor of Arabic department in Delhi University.2011 – M. F. Husain, Indian painter and director (b. 1915)1956 – Chandrashekhar Agashe, Indian industr…

8th June - A Day in the life of India

DayMonday, 8 June 2020Festivals, ObservationsNonePanchaangAaj Ka PanchaangEventsToday's Events 8th June in the History of India
Famous Birthdays on 8th June1957 - Dimple Kapadia is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Hindi films. She was discovered at age 14 by Raj Kapoor, who cast her in the title role of his teen romance Bobby, to critical and commercial success. In that same year, she married Indian actor Rajesh Khanna and retired from acting.
Death anniversaries on June 81926 - Mariam Thresia, was an Indian Syro-Malabar Catholic professed religious and the founder of the Congregation of the Holy Family. (born - 26th April 1876)

7th June - A Day in the life of India

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7th June in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on June 7

1935 – Shyama, Indian actress (d. 2017)
Death Anniversaries on June 7

2020 - Chiranjeevi Sarja, Kannada actor2002 – B. D. Jatti, Indian lawyer and politician, 5th Vice President of India (b. 1912)

6th June - A Day in the life of India

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6th June in the history of India

2004 - Tamil is established as a "classical language" by the President of India, Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.1981 – Bihar train disaster: A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati River. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the death toll is closer to 1,000.

Famous Birthdays on June 6

1970 – Sunil Joshi, Indian cricketer1955 – Suresh Bhardwaj, Indian stage designer, director and theatre teacher (d. 2016)1943 – Asif Iqbal, Indian-Pakistani cricketer1940 – KumarBhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya, Indian-English engineer and academic1936 – D. Ramanaidu, Indian actor, director, and producer, founded Su…

5th June - A Day in the life of India

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5th June in the history of India

2003 – A severe heatwave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50 °C (122 °F) in the region.1984 – Operation Blue Star: Under orders from India's prime minister, Indira Gandhi, the Indian Army begins an invasion of the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion.Famous Birthdays on 5th June 1972 - Yogi Adityanath, Indian monk, nationalist politician and 22nd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh1964 - Salil Parekh is the chief executive officer and managing director of Infosys since January 2, 2018. Parekh took over from interim CEO U B Pravin Rao. Parekh is a graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) in Aeronautical Engineering and holds a Master of Engineering degree in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.1961 – Rames…

4th June - A Day in the life of India

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4th June in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on June 4

1974 – Jacob Sahaya Kumar Aruni, Indian chef (d. 2012)1904 – Bhagat Puran Singh, Indian publisher, environmentalist, and philanthropist (d. 1992)

Death Anniversaries on June 4 2020 - Basu Chatterjee was an Indian film director and screenwriter. Through the 1970s and 1980s, he became associated with what came to be known as middle cinema or middle-of-the-road cinema, with filmmakers such as Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Basu Bhattacharya, whom he assisted in Teesri Kasam. 

3rd June - A Day in the life of India

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3rd June in the history of India

1984 – Operation Blue Star, a military offensive, is launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continues until June 6, with casualties, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.

Famous Birthdays on June 3

1930 – George Fernandes, Indian journalist and politician, Minister of Defence for India1924 – Karunanidhi, Indian screenwriter and politician, 3rd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 2018)1890 – Baburao Painter, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1954)

Death Anniversaries on June 3

2014 – Gopinath Munde, Indian politician, 3rd Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1949)2013 – Atul Chitnis, German-Indian technologist and journalist (b. 1962)2011 – Bhajan Lal, Indian politician, 6th Chief Minist…

2nd June - A Day in the life of India

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2nd June in the history of India

2014 – Telangana officially becomes the 29th state of India, formed from ten districts of northwestern Andhra Pradesh.

Famous Birthdays on June 2

1987 – Sonakshi Sinha, Indian actress1963 – Anand Abhyankar, Indian actor (d. 2012)1956 - Gopala Ratnam Subramaniam, commonly known by his screen name Mani Ratnam, is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. 1955 – Nandan Nilekani, Indian businessman, co-founded Infosys

Death Anniversaries on June 2

2014 – Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal (b. 1924)2014 – Anjan Das, Indian director and producer (b. 1951)1988 – Raj Kapoor, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1924)1987 – Anthony de Mello, Indian-American priest and psychotherapist (b. 1931)

1st June - A Day in the life of India

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Famous Birthdays on June 1
1985 – Dinesh Karthik, Indian cricketer1929 – Nargis, Indian actress (d. 1981)
Death Anniversaries on June 1
2020 - Wajid Khan of Sajid–Wajid duo was Indian Bollywood Hindi film music director, the sons of Sharafat Ali Khan, a tabla player. Wajid Khan was the younger of the two brothers, Wajid Khan died on 1st of June 2020.1996 – Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Indian politician, 6th President of India (b. 1913)1830 – Swaminarayan, Indian religious leader (b. 1781)

31st May - A Day in the life of India

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31st May in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 31

1928 – Pankaj Roy, Indian cricketer (d. 2001)1863 – Francis Younghusband, Indian-English captain and explorer (d. 1942)

Death Anniversaries on May 31

2002 – Subhash Gupte, was one of the finest spin bowler in Indian cricket team (b. 1929)1987 – John Abraham, Malayali Indian filmmaker, director, short story-writer and screenwriter (born: 1937)

30th May - A Day in the life of India

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30th May in the history of India

1845 – The Fatel Razack coming from India, lands in the Gulf of Paria in Trinidad and Tobago carrying the first Indians to the country.

Famous Birthdays on May 30

1950 – Paresh Rawal, Indian actor, producer, and politician1940 – Jagmohan Dalmiya, Indian cricket administrator (d. 2015)

Death Anniversaries on May 30

2007 – Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet and critic (b. 1927)

29th May - A Day in the life of India

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29th May in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 29
1914 – Tenzing Norgay, Nepalese-Indian mountaineer (d. 1986)1906 – T. H. White, Indian-English author (d. 1964)

Death Anniversaries on May 29
2020 - Bejan Daruwalla was an Indian astrology columnist. He has also served as a professor of English in Ahmedabad. Despite being of Parsi heritage, he was known to be an ardent follower of Lord Shri Ganesh. He died of Covid19 complications in Ahmedabad. 2020 - Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi was an Indian politician, who served as the first chief minister of the state of Chhattisgarh, India. He was a member of the Indian National Congress political party. Jogi studied Mechanical Engineering at the Maulana Azad College of Technology, Bhopal, winning the University Gold Medal in 1968.1987 - Charan Singh, Indian politician, 5th Prime Minister of India (b. 190…

28th May - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on this Day Menstrual Hygiene Day

28th May in the history of India

2010 – In West Bengal, India, the Jnaneswari Express train derailment and subsequent collision kills 148 passengers.1998 – Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of nuclear tests by India with five of its own codenamed Chagai-I, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions. Pakistan celebrates Youm-e-Takbir annually.

Famous Birthdays on May 28

1946 – K. Satchidanandan, Indian poet and critic1923 – Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as NTR, was an Indian actor, producer, director, film editor and politician who served as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for seven years over three terms, he was the 10th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (died. 1996)1921 – D. V. Paluskar, Indian Hindustani classical musician …

27th May - A Day in the life of India

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27th May in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 27

1962 – Ravi Shastri, Indian cricketer and sportscaster1957 – Nitin Gadkari, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Transport

Death Anniversaries on May 27

2013 – Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri, Indian politician (b. 1917)1998 – Minoo Masani, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1905)1986 – Ajoy Mukherjee, Indian politician, Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1901)1964 – Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of India (b. 1889)1919 – Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian author and activist (b. 1848)

26th May - A Day in the life of India

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26th May in the history of India

1830 – The Indian Removal Act is passed by the U.S. Congress; it is signed into law by President Andrew Jackson two days later.

Famous Birthdays on May 26

1961 – Tarsem Singh, Indian-American director, producer, and screenwriter1945 – Vilasrao Deshmukh, Indian lawyer and politician, 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 2012)1938 – K. Bikram Singh, Indian director and producer (d. 2013)1937 – Manorama, Indian actress and singer (d. 2015)1930 – Karim Emami, Indian-Iranian lexicographer and critic (d. 2005)

Death Anniversaries on May 26

1908 – Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indian religious leader, founded the Ahmadiyya movement (b. 1835)

25th May - A Day in the life of India

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25th May in the history of India

2013 – Suspected Maoist rebels kill at least 28 people and injure 32 others in an attack on a convoy of Indian National Congress politicians in Chhattisgarh, India.

Famous Birthdays on May 25

1972 – Karan Johar, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter1954 – Murali, Indian actor, producer, and politician (d. 2009)1939 - Subramaniyan Karuppaiya, known by his stage name Goundamani, is an Indian film actor and legendary Tamil comedian. He is known for his comic duo partnership in Tamil films with fellow actor Senthil.1936 – Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer (d. 2013)1886 – Rash Behari Bose, Indian soldier and activist (d. 1945)

Death Anniversaries on May 25
2020 - Balbir Singh Sr. The first sportsperson to receive the Padma Shri, the legacy of the three-time Olympic gold champion continues to inspire millions of yo…

24th May - A Day in the life of India

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24th May in the history of India

2019 – Nineteen students died in a fire in Surat (India).

Famous Birthdays on May 24
1977 – Jeet Gannguli, Indian score composer, music director and singer1973 – Shirish Kunder, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter1955 – Rajesh Roshan, Indian composer

Death Anniversaries on May 24

2011 – Hakim Ali Zardari, Indian-Pakistani businessman and politician (b. 1930)2000 – Majrooh Sultanpuri, Indian poet and songwriter (b. 1919)

23rd May - A Day in the life of India

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23rd May in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 23

1945 – Padmarajan, Indian director, screenwriter, and author (d. 1991)1942 – Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao, Indian director, screenwriter, and choreographer1926 – Basil Salvadore D'Souza, Indian bishop (d. 1996)675 – Perumbidugu Mutharaiyar II, King of Mutharaiyar dynasty, Tamil Nadu, India

Death Anniversaries on May 23

2014 – Madhav Mantri, Indian cricketer (b. 1921)

How to perform Eid Ul Fitr Salah at home under lockdown

There are thousands of questions floating in mind like
Can Eid prayers be performed at home? How to pray Eid al-Fitr 2020 in lockdown? Is it not a sin to perform Eid-Ul-Fitr Namaz at home? Does Islam allows Namaz at home for men? Should we pray at Eidgah maintaining social distancing or at home? Is it trying times for Muslims in the world, by not able to pray Eid-Ul Fitr Namaz at Eid? Is it true if Muslims are barred to visit places if its infected with plague? What to do if the place I stay is infected by plague/coronavirus?

To all such questions and many more, I have tried to compile the answers as per what Ulemas are saying on this.

1. What to do if the place I stay is infected by plague/coronavirus pandemic?
If you are living in a place which is infected by plague or at current time this Coronavirus pandemic, you are strictly advised not to leave the place and stay at home safely. Never ever go out unless its medical emergency.
“When you hear that [a plague] is in a land, do not go …

22nd May - A Day in the life of India

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22nd May in the history of India 2010 – Air India Express Boeing 737 crashes over a cliff upon landing at Mangalore, India, killing 158 of 166 people on board, becoming the deadliest crash involving a Boeing 737.1987 – Hashimpura massacre occurs in Meerut, India.
Famous Birthdays on May 22 2000 - Suhana Khan is an actress and daughter of Bollywood actor, producer Shahrukh Khan and Gauri Khan.1994 - Utkarsh Sharma is an Indian actor. The son of director Anil Sharma, he made his first screen appearance as a child in the 2001 Blockbuster film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, which starred Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel. As an adult and lead actor, he made his debut with action thriller film Genius.1959 – Mehbooba Mufti, Indian politician1948 – Nedumudi Venu, Indian actor and screenwriter1772 – Ram Mohan Roy, Indian philosopher and reformer (d. 1833)
Death Annivers…

21st May - A Day in the life of India

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21st May in the history of India

1991 – Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a female suicide bomber near Madras.

Famous Birthdays on May 21

1974 – Aditi Gowitrikar, Indian model, actress, and physician, Mrs. World 2001[49]1960 – Mohanlal, Indian actor1958 – Naeem Khan, Indian-American fashion designer1915 – Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan, Indian Civil Service Officer and former Under Secretary-General of the UN, serving twenty-two years. (d. 2003)

Death Anniversaries on May 21

1991 – Rajiv Gandhi, Indian politician, 6th Prime Minister of India (b. 1944)

20th May - A Day in the life of India

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20th May in the history of India

1498 – Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route to India when he arrives at Kozhikode (previously known as Calicut), India.

Famous Birthdays on May 20

1974 – Shiboprosad Mukherjee, Indian film director, writer and actor1939 – Balu Mahendra, Sri Lankan-Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)1900 – Sumitranandan Pant, Indian poet and author (d. 1977)1894 – Chandrashekarendra Saraswati, Indian guru and scholar (d. 1994)

Death Anniversaries on May 20

2012 – Leela Dube, Indian anthropologist and scholar (b. 1923)

19th May - A Day in the life of India

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19th May in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 19
1974 – Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indian actor1934 – Ruskin Bond, Indian author and poet1913 – Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th President of India (d. 1996)1908 – Manik Bandopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1956)

Death Anniversaries on May 19

2008 – Vijay Tendulkar, Indian playwright and screenwriter (b. 1928)1958 – Jadunath Sarkar, Indian historian (d. 1870)1904 – Jamsetji Tata, Indian businessman, founded Tata Group (b. 1839)

18th May - A Day in the life of India

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18th May in the history of India

1974 – Nuclear weapons testing: Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.1912 – The first Indian film, Shree Pundalik by Dadasaheb Torne, is released in Mumbai.

Famous Birthdays on May 18

1933 – H. D. Deve Gowda, Indian farmer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of India

Death Anniversaries on May 18

1998 – Obaidullah Aleem, Indian-Pakistani poet and author (b. 1939)

17th May - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on 17th May World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is an international day proclaimed in November 2006 by the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference in Antalya, Turkey, to be celebrated annually on 17 May
Famous Birthdays on May 17

1945 – B.S. Chandrasekhar, Indian cricketer

Death Anniversaries on May 17

2014 – C. P. Krishnan Nair, Indian businessman, founded The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts (b. 1922)2007 – T. K. Doraiswamy, Indian poet and author (b. 1921)1951 – William Birdwood, Anglo-Indian field marshal (b. 1865)

16th May - A Day in the life of India

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Famous Birthdays on May 16

1931 – K. Natwar Singh, Indian scholar and politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs

Death Anniversaries on May 16

15th May - A Day in the life of India

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14th May in the history of India

Celebrations/Observations on this day

Famous Birthdays on May 15
1985 – Tathagata Mukherjee, Indian actor
1967 – Madhuri Dixit, Indian actress
1907 – Sukhdev Thapar, Indian activist (d. 1931)
1817 – Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher and author (d. 1905)

Death Anniversaries on May 15

14th May - A Day in the life of India

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14th May in the history of India

Celebrations/Observations on this day

Famous Birthdays on May 14
1981 – Pranav Mistry, Indian computer scientist, invented SixthSense1948 – Bob Woolmer, Indian-English cricketer and coach (d. 2007)1923 – Mrinal Sen, Bangladeshi-Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2018)1657 - Sambhaji Shivaji Bhosale was the second ruler of the Maratha kingdom. He was the eldest son of Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha Empire and his first wife Saibai. He was successor of the realm after his father's death, and ruled it for nine years. (d. 1689)
Death Anniversaries on May 14
2013 – Asghar Ali Engineer, Indian author and activist (b. 1939)1923 – N. G. Chandavarkar, Indian jurist and politician (b. 1855)

13th May - A Day in the life of India

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13th May in the history of India

1998 – India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, following the three conducted on May 11. The United States and Japan impose economic sanctions on India.1967 – Dr. Zakir Husain becomes the third President of India. He is the first Muslim President of the Indian Union. He holds this position until August 24, 1969.1952 – The Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India, holds its first sitting.1861 – Pakistan's (then a part of British India) first railway line opens, from Karachi to Kotri.

Celebrations/Observations on this day

Famous Birthdays on May 13

1984 – Benny Dayal, Indian singer1951 – Anand Modak, Indian composer and director (d. 2014)1918 – Balasaraswati, Indian dancer and instructor (d. 1984)1916 – Sachidananda Routray, Indian Oriya-language poet (d. 2004)1905 – Fakhrudd…

12th May - A Day in the life of India

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12th May in the history of India

Celebrations/Observations on this day International Nurses Day

Famous Birthdays on May 12

1926 – Viren J. Shah, Indian politician, 21st Governor of West Bengal (d. 2013)1895 – Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian-American philosopher and author (d. 1986)

Death Anniversaries on May 12

2014 – Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1934)

11th May - A Day in the life of India

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11th May in the history of India

1998 – India conducts three underground atomic tests in Pokhran.

Celebrations/Observations on this day

National Technology Day

Famous Birthdays on May 11

1986 - Chitra Tripathi, Indian Journalist, winner of Ramnath Goenka awards 2015 in journalism.1950 – Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Indian actor (d. 2014)1912 – Saadat Hasan Manto, Indian-Pakistani author and screenwriter (d. 1955)1888 - Asaf Ali was an Indian independence fighter and noted Indian lawyer. He was the first Indian Ambassador to the United States. He also worked as the Governor of Odisha. 

Death Anniversaries on May 11

2009 – Sardarilal Mathradas Nanda, Indian admiral (b. 1915)

10th May - A Day in the life of India

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10th May in the history of India

1857 – Indian Rebellion of 1857: In India, the first war of Independence begins. Sepoys mutiny against their commanding officers at Meerut.1773 – The Parliament of Great Britain passes the Tea Act, designed to save the British East India Company by reducing taxes on its tea and granting it the right to sell tea directly to North America. The legislation leads to the Boston Tea Party.

Famous Birthdays on May 10

1971 – Monisha Kaltenborn, Indian-Swiss lawyer and businesswoman1927 – Nayantara Sahgal, Indian author1855 – Yukteswar Giri, Indian guru and educator (d. 1936)

Death Anniversaries on May 10

2020 - Hari S Vasudevan, Indian historian, he used to look after writing of NCERT books. He died of infections at the age of 68.2015 – Ninad Bedekar, Indian historian, author, and academic (b. 1949)2002 – Kai…

9th May - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on 9th May Maharana Pratap Jayanti
Famous Birthdays on May 9
1866 – Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Indian economist and politician (d. 1915)1540 – Maharana Pratap, Indian ruler (d. 1597)

Death Anniversaries on May 9

2014 – Nedurumalli Janardhana Reddy, Indian politician, 12th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (b. 1935)1998 – Talat Mahmood, Indian singer and actor (b. 1924)1959 – Bhaurao Patil, Indian activist and educator (b. 1887)

8th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 8th May in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on May 8.

Celebrations/Observations on May 8 World Red Cross Day
May 8 in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 8

1989 - Dinesh Patel, Indian baseball player1982 - Divya Prakash Dubey is an Indian Hindi author, songwriter and has a couple of short films too credited to his name.1938 - Javed Burki, Indian-Pakistani cricketer1929 - Girija Devi, Indian classical singer (d. 2017)1916 - Ramananda Sengupta, Indian cinematographer (d. 2017)1916 - Chinmayananda Saraswati, Indian spiritual leader and educator (d. 1993)1825 - George Bruce Malleson, English-Indian colonel and author (d. 1898)
Death Anniversaries on May 8

1960 – J. H. C. Whitehead, Indian-English mathematician and academic (b. 1904)

7th May - A Day in the life of India

Today is 7th May, very special day for India and Bangla in particular, as 7th May is the Birth Anniversary of the first Indian Nobel Laureate Shri Rabindranath Tagore Ji. Let's learn more about this day, importance of 7th May in the history of India, major events happened on this day, Birthdays on 7th May, Deaths if any on 7th May.

Famous Birthdays on 7th May1961 - Rabindra Nath Tagore, First Indian Nobel Laureate from India, Author of Geetanjali and National Anthem of India "Jana Gana Mana"1912 – Pannalal Patel, Indian author (d. 1989)
Death Anniversaries on May 6

1924 – Alluri Sitarama Raju, Indian activist (b. 1897/1898)

6th May - A Day in the life of India

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6th May in the history of India

1857 – The British East India Company disbands the 34th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry whose sepoy Mangal Pandey had earlier revolted against the British and is considered to be the First Martyr in the War of Indian Independence.1542 – Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.

Famous Birthdays on May 6

1861 – Motilal Nehru, Indian lawyer and politician, President of the Indian National Congress (d. 1931)

Death Anniversaries on May 6

5th May - A Day in the life of India

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Famous Birthdays on May 5
1916 - Zail Singh, Indian politician, 7th President of India (d. 1994)1911 - Pritilata Waddedar, A freedom fighter, Protege of Surya Sen and Martyr1883 – Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, English general and politician, 43rd Governor-General of India (d. 1950)1479 – Guru Amar Das, Indian 3rd Sikh Guru (d. 1574)
Death Anniversaries on May 5
2012 – Surendranath, Indian cricketer (b. 1937)2006 – Naushad Ali, Indian composer and producer (b. 1919)

4th May - A Day in the life of India

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May 4 in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 4

1973 - Neelesh Misra is an Indian Journalist, Author, Radio Story teller, Script writer and lyricist. He is the founder of @TheSlowMovement and India's rural Newspaper @GaonConnection.1943 – Prasanta Pattanaik, Indian economist and academic1767 – Tyagaraja, Indian composer (d. 1847)1649 – Chhatrasal, Indian ruler (d. 1731)

Death Anniversaries on May 4

2013 – Otis R. Bowen, American physician and politician, 44th Governor of Indiana (b. 1918)

3rd May - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on May 3
World Press Freedom Day

May 3 in the history of India

2002 – An Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashes into a bank in Jalandhar, killing eight and injuring 17.1939 – The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.1913 – Raja Harishchandra the first full-length Indian feature film is released, marking the beginning of the Indian film industry.

Famous Birthdays on May 3

1959 – Uma Bharti, Indian activist and politician, 16th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh1951 – Ashok Gehlot, Indian politician, 21st Chief Minister of Rajasthan1896 – V. K. Krishna Menon, Indian lawyer, jurist, and politician, Indian Minister of Defence (d. 1974)

Death Anniversaries on May 3

2009 – Ram Balkrushna Shewalkar, Indian author and critic (b. 1931)2006 – Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician (b. 1949)1981 – Nargis, Indian actr…

2nd May - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on May 2

May 2 in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 2

1921 – Satyajit Ray, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1992)1921 – B. B. Lal, Indian archaeologist1920 – Vasantrao Deshpande, Indian singer and sitar player (d. 1983)1567 – Sebald de Weert, Dutch captain, vice-admiral of the Dutch East India Company (d. 1603)

Death Anniversaries on May 2

1991 – Gauri Shankar Rai, Indian Politician(b.1924)

1st May - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on May 1
Commemoration of the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat following the foundation of Samyukta Maharashtra SamitiGujarat DayMaharashtra Day
May 1 in the history of India
1960 – Formation of the western Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra; also known as "Maharashtra Day".

Famous Birthdays on May 1
1971 – Ajith Kumar, Indian film actor in Tamil cinema and race car driver1967 - Vishal Sikka is the Founder and CEO of Vianai, a startup that provides advanced technological software and services in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to large companies around the world. Vishal Sikka currently also serves on the board of the BMW Group and as an advisor to the Stanford Institute of Human-Centered AI. Prior to founding Vianai, Sikka served as Executive Vice Chairman of Infosys and former Indian A…