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18th February - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 18th February, major historical events in the history of India, eminent personalities and celebrities Birthday on this day, deaths if any on this Day.

18th February in the history of India

  • 2020 - V.Unbeatable wins America's Got Talent - The Champions season 2
  • 2007 – Samjhauta Express bombings occurred around midnight in Diwana near the Indian city of Panipat, 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of New Delhi, India.
  • 1946 – Sailors of the Royal Indian Navy mutiny in Bombay harbour, from where the action spreads throughout the Provinces of British India, involving 78 ships, twenty shore establishments and 20,000 sailors
  • 1911 – The first official flight with airmail takes place from Allahabad, United Provinces, British India (now India), when Henri Pequet, a 23-year-old pilot, delivers 6,500 letters to Naini, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) away.

Birthdays on 18th february

  • 1979 – Tinu Yohannan, Indian cricketer
  • 1957 - Rajat Sharma is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV. He is the anchor and inventor of the very famous TV show "Aap Ki Adalat". He is popularly known for his pro-BJP inclination of his channel.
  • 1931 – Swraj Paul, Baron Paul, Indian-English businessman and philanthropist
  • 1836 – Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Indian mystic and yogi (d. 1886)
  • 1486 – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Indian monk and saint (d. 1534)

Death Anniversaries on February 18

  • 2016 – Abdul Rashid Khan, Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1908)
  • 2014 – Nikhil Baran Sengupta, Indian art director and production designer (b. 1943)

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