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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)