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31st July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 31st July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 31 Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh (Haryana and Punjab, India)
31st July in the history of India 1658 – Aurangzeb is proclaimed Mughal emperor of India.
Famous Birthdays on July 31 1947 – Mumtaz, Indian actress1941 – Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician, 8th Chief Minister of Gujarat (d. 2004)1919 – Hemu Adhikari, Indian cricketer (d. 2003)1880 – Premchand, Indian author and playwright (d. 1936)
Death Anniversaries on July 31 2014 – Nabarun Bhattacharya, Indian journalist and author (b. 1948)1980 – Mohammed Rafi, Indian playback singer (b. 1924) [5]1940 - Udham Singh was a revolutionary belonging to the Ghadar Party, best known for his assassination in London of Michael O'Dwyer, the former lieutenant governor of the Punjab in India, on 13 March 1940. The assassination was in Avenge for the Jallianwala Bagh m…

30th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 30th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
30th July in the history of India 2014 – One hundred and fifty people are trapped after a landslide in Maharashtra, India; 20 are killed.2012 – A train fire kills 32 passengers and injures 27 on the Tamil Nadu Express in Andhra Pradesh, India.2012 – A power grid failure in Delhi leaves more than 300 million people without power in northern India.
Famous Birthdays on July 30 1973 - Sonu Sood is an Indian film actor, model, and producer who acts predominantly in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Punjabi films. In 2009, he received the Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Award for Best Villain and the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu for his work in the Telugu blockbuster Arundhati.1973 – Sonu Nigam, Indian playback singer and actor1962 – Yakub Memon, Indian accountant and terrorist (d. 2015)1951 – Gerry Judah, Indian-English painter and scul…

29th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 29th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 29 Mohun Bagan Day (India)
29th July in the history of India 1987 – Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi and President of Sri Lanka J. R. Jayewardene sign the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord on ethnic issues.
Famous Birthdays on July 29 1959 – Sanjay Dutt, Indian actor, singer, and producer1904 – J. R. D. Tata, French-Indian pilot and businessman, founded Tata Motors and Tata Global Beverages (d. 1993)
Death Anniversaries on July 29 2013 – Munir Hussain, Indian cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1929)1987 – Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1894)

28th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 28th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 28
28th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 28 1986 – Dulquer Salmaan, is an Indian film actor, playback singer and film producer who predominantly works in Malayalam language films. He has also worked in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language films.1983 - Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthoori Raja, better known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter and playback singer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema.
Death Anniversaries on July 28 2016 – Mahasweta Devi, Indian Bengali fiction writer and socio-political activist. Her notable literary works include Hajar Churashir Maa, Rudali, and Aranyer Adhikar. She was a self-proclaimed leftist who worked for the rights and empowerment of the tribal people of West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh st…

27th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 27th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 27
27th July in the history of India 2015 – At least seven people are killed and many injured after gunmen attack an Indian police station in Punjab.
Famous Birthdays on July 27 1990 – Kriti Sanon, Indian actress1983 – Soccor Velho, Indian footballer (d. 2013)1967 – Rahul Bose, Indian journalist, actor, director, and screenwriter1954 – G. S. Bali, Indian lawyer and politician
Death Anniversaries on July 27 2020 - Deepa Sahu, Odia actress, Born on October 25, 1985 in Dhenkanal district Deepa Sahu has a number of hit Odia and Sambalpuri music albums including ‘Tora krushna chuda rangara nali odhani’, ‘Hai hai to malli phula gajara’ ‘Mate dhire dhire jhataka’ and ‘Ekda ekda ra’ to her credit. Besides, she has successfully acted in a number of Odia TV serial and also has acted in some Odia films including ‘Nari Akhire Ni…

26th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 26th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 26 Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas (India)
26th July in the history of India 2008 – Fifty-six people are killed and over 200 people are injured, in the Ahmedabad bombings in India.2005 – Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, resulting in floods killing over 5,000 people.1999 – Celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas. Kargil conflict officially comes to an end. The Indian Army announces the complete eviction of Pakistani intruders.1897 – Anglo-Afghan War: The Pashtun fakir Saidullah leads an army of more than 10,000 to begin a siege of the British garrison in the Malakand Agency of the North West Frontier Province of India.1892 – Dadabhai Naoroji is elected as the first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
Famous Birthdays on July 26 1928 – Ibn-e-Safi, Indian-Pakistani author and …

25th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 25th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 25
25th July in the history of India 2007 – Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first female president.
Famous Birthdays on July 25 1934 - 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.1929 – Somnath Chatterjee, Indian lawyer and politician, 14th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 2018)1875 – Jim Corbett, Indian hunter, environmentalist, and author (d. 1955)
Death Anniversaries on July 25 2015 – R. S. Gavai, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Governor of Kerala (b. 1929)2012 – B. R. Ishara, Indian director and screenwriter (b. 1934)

24th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 24th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 24
24th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 24 1945 – Azim Premji, Indian businessman and philanthropist1937 – Manoj Kumar, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter1930 – Keshubhai Patel, Indian politician, 10th Chief Minister of Gujarat
Death Anniversaries on July 24 2017 – Harshida Raval, Indian Gujarati playback singer1970 – Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman, philanthropist, and civil servant (b. 1897)

23rd July - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on July 23
23rd July in the history of India 1927 – The first station of the Indian Broadcasting Company goes on the air in Bombay.1874 – Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos is appointed the Archbishop of the Portuguese colonial enclave of Goa, India.
Famous Birthdays on July 23 1973 – Himesh Reshammiya, Indian singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and director1961 – Milind Gunaji, Indian actor, model, television show host, and author1906 – Chandra Shekhar Azad, Indian activist (d. 1931)1856 – Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Indian lawyer and journalist. Bal Gangadhar Tilak also known as Lokmanya Tilak who was one of the first & the strongest advocates of Swaraj. He was famous for coining the slogan: Swarajya is my birthright and I shall have it!
Death Anniversaries on July 23 2012 – Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian soldier and politician (b. 1914)…

22nd July - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on July 22
22nd July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 22 1995 – Armaan Malik, Indian playback singer, composer and songwriter1970 – Devendra Fadnavis, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra1937 – Vasant Ranjane, Indian cricketer (d. 2011)1929 – Baselios Thomas I, Indian bishop1915 – Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Indian-Pakistani politician and diplomat (d. 2000)
Death Anniversaries on July 22 1918 – Indra Lal Roy, Indian lieutenant and first Indian fighter aircraft pilot (b. 1898)

21st July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 21st July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 21
21st July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 21 1968 – Aditya Srivastava, Indian actor1960 – Amar Singh Chamkila, Indian singer-songwriter (d. 1988)1947 – Chetan Chauhan, Indian cricketer and politician1934 – Chandu Borde, Indian cricketer and manager1930 – Anand Bakshi, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 2002)1911 – Umashankar Joshi, Indian author, poet, and scholar (d. 1988)
Death Anniversaries on July 21 2013 – Lourembam Brojeshori Devi, Indian martial artist (b. 1981)

20th July - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on July 20
20th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 20 1976 – Debashish Mohanty, Indian cricketer and coach1960 – Sudesh Berry, Indian actor1929 – Rajendra Kumar, Pakistani-Indian actor and producer (d. 1999)1911 – Baqa Jilani, Indian cricketer (d. 1941)
Death Anniversaries on July 20 2020 - Bijay Mohanty, Odia actor2019 - Sheila Dikshit, occasionally anglicised Dixit, was an Indian politician and stateswoman. The longest-serving chief minister of Delhi, as well as the longest-serving female chief minister of any Indian state, she served for a period of 15 years beginning in 1998. 2013 – Khurshed Alam Khan, Indian politician, 2nd Governor of Goa (b. 1919)1972 – Geeta Dutt, Indian singer and actress (b. 1930)1965 – Batukeshwar Dutt, Indian activist (b. 1910)

19th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 19th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 19th July in the history of India 1969 - Prime Minister Indira Gandhi took the bold move to Nationalise 14 Top Commercial Banks.
Famous Birthdays on 19th July1961 – Harsha Bhogle, Indian journalist and author1955 – Roger Binny, Indian cricketer and sportscaster1938 – Jayant Narlikar, Indian astrophysicist and astronomer1909 – Balamani Amma, Indian poet and author (d. 2004)1902 – Samudrala Raghavacharya, Indian singer, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1968)1899 – Balai Chand Mukhopadhyay, Indian physician, author, poet, and playwright (d. 1979)1827 – Mangal Pandey, Indian soldier. Freedom fighter Mangal Pandey played a catalyst role in India’s First War of Independence, 1857. His bravery while leading the ‘sepoy mutiny’ at Barrackpore inspired generations in their struggle against the British Rule. He got martyred on 8th April 1857.
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18th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 18th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 18
18th July in the history of India Indian Independence Bill becomes an Act after it was passed by the British Parliament.
Famous Birthdays on July 18 1982 – Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress, singer, and film producer1971 – Sukhwinder Singh, Indian singer-songwriter and actor1946 – Kalpana Mohan, Indian actress1935 – Jayendra Saraswathi, Indian guru, 69th Shankaracharya1910 – Diptendu Pramanick, Indian businessman (d. 1989)1909 – Bishnu Dey, Indian poet, critic, and academic (d. 1982)1861 – Kadambini Ganguly, Indian physician, one of the first Indian women to obtain a degree (d. 1923)
Death Anniversaries on July 18 2013 – Vaali, Indian poet, songwriter, and actor (b. 1931)2012 – Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor (b. 1942)

17th July - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on July 17 U Tirot Sing Day (Meghalaya, India)
17th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 17 1915 – Bijon Bhattacharya, Indian actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1978)
Death Anniversaries on July 17 2012 – Marsha Singh, Indian-English politician (b. 1954)

16th July - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on July 16
16th July in the history of India 2019 – 100 years old building in Mumbai, India, collapsed, killing at least 10 people and many remaining trapped.2013 – As many as 27 children die and 25 others are hospitalized after eating lunch served at their school in eastern India.1856 - The Hindu Widow Remarriage Act was legalized. The Act was enacted on 26th July 1856. Social Reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar played a major role in the establishment of this act, before this act the Sati Custom was also abolished.
Famous Birthdays on July 16 1968 – Dhanraj Pillay, Indian field hockey player and manager1939 – Shringar Nagaraj, Indian actor and producer (d. 2013)1936 – Venkataraman Subramanya, Indian-Australian cricketer1909 - Aruna Asaf Ali, a freedom fighter who is remembered for hoisting our National flag at August Kran…

15th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 15th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 15
15th July in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on July 15 1956 – Ashoke Sen, Indian theoretical physicist and string theorist1937 – Prabhash Joshi, Indian journalist (d. 2009)1933 – M. T. Vasudevan Nair, Indian author and screenwriter1928 – Viramachaneni Vimla Devi, Indian parliamentarian1915 – Kashmir Singh Katoch, Indian army officer (d. 2007)1909 - Durgabai Deshmukh was a freedom fighter, lawyer and social worker who was a member of the Constituent Assembly of India and Planning Commission of India. She advocated for major reforms and was awarded the Padma Vibhushan for her contributions to the nation.1906 – R. S. Mugali, Indian poet and academic (d. 1993)1903 – K. Kamaraj, Indian journalist and politician (d. 1975)
Death Anniversaries on July 15 1953 – Geevarghese Mar Ivanios, Indian archbishop, founded t…

14th July - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on July 14
14th July in the history of India 1942 - Congress working committee passed a resolution demanding the British to "Quit India". The Quit India Resolution was passed in Wardha, demanding complete independence from the British Govt and proposed a massive civil disobedience if the British did not accede to the demands.
Famous Birthdays on July 14 1920 – Shankarrao Chavan, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Finance. Shankarrao Bhavrao Chavan served twice as Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 1975 until 1977 and from 13 March 1986 until 24 June 1988. He was Finance Minister of India from 1987 to 1990 and served as Home Minister of India in the P. V. Narsimha Rao cabinet From 21 June 1991 to 16 May 1996.1893 – Garimella Satyanarayana, Indian poet and author (d. 1952)
Death Anniversaries on July 1…

13th July - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on July 13
13th July in the history of India 1830 – The General Assembly's Institution, now the Scottish Church College, one of the pioneering institutions that ushered the Bengali Renaissance, is founded by Alexander Duff and Raja Ram Mohan Roy, in Calcutta, India.
Famous Birthdays on July 13 1993 - Asim Riaz is an Indian model who is known for his participation in the 13th season of Bigg Boss in 2019.
Death Anniversaries on July 13 2010 – Manohari Singh, Indian saxophonist and composer (b. 1931)

12th July - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 12th July in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on July 12
12th July in the history of India 1961 – Indian city Pune floods due to failure of the Khadakwasla and Panshet dams, killing at least two thousand people.
Famous Birthdays on July 12 1965 – Sanjay Manjrekar, Indian cricketer and sportscaster1961 – Shiva Rajkumar, Indian actor, singer, and producer1917 – Satyendra Narayan Sinha was an Indian statesman, participant in the Indian independence movement, a leading light of Jaya Prakash Narayan’s ‘complete revolution’ movement during the Emergency and a former Chief Minister of Bihar.
Death Anniversaries on July 12 2020 - Divvya Chouksey, Indian actor, model and singer.2018 – Dada J. P. Vaswani, Indian spiritual leader (b. 1918)2012 – Dara Singh Randhawa was an Indian professional wrestler, actor and politician. He started acting in 1952 and was the first sportsman to b…

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 World Population Day
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 1971 - Bandi Sanjay Kumar is an Indian politician from the state of Telangana. He is the State President of Bharatiya Janata Party in Telangana, from 15 March 2020. He is also Board Member of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Hyderabad, located at Bibinagar, Telangana. He was elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India from Karimnagar, Telangana in the 2019 Indian general election as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.1967 – Jhumpa Lahiri, Indian American novelist and short story writer1966 - Bala Palanisamy is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer, working in Tamil…

10th July - A Day in the life of India

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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

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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 2020 - Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffrey, better known by his stage name Jagdeep, was an Indian film actor and comedian who appeared in more than 400 films. 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

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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

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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

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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…