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12th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 12th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on August 12.Celebrations/Observations on this dayInternational Youth Day12th August in the history of India1765 – Treaty of Allahabad is signed. The Treaty marks the political and constitutional involvement and the beginning of Company rule in India.Famous Birthdays on August 121972 – Gyanendra Pandey, Indian cricketer1948 – Siddaramaiah, Indian lawyer and politician, 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka1919 – Vikram Sarabhai, Indian physicist and academic (d. 1971)1918 – Guy Gibson, Anglo-Indian commander and pilot, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1944)Death anniversaries on August 12 2020 - Rajiv Tyagi, Indian politician and spokeperson for Indian National Congress.

10th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 10th August in the history of India, major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.10th August in the history of India1741 – King Marthanda Varma of Travancore defeats the Dutch East India Company at the Battle of Colachel, effectively bringing about the end of the Dutch colonial rule in India.
Famous Birthdays on August 101963 – Phoolan Devi, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2001)1956 – Perween Warsi, Indian-English businesswoman1943 – Shafqat Rana, Indian-Pakistani cricketer1894 – V. V. Giri, Indian lawyer and politician, 4th President of India (d. 1980)1860 – Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian singer and musicologist (d. 1936)
Death Anniversaries on August 101999 – Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Indian historian, scholar, and critic (b. 1899)

5th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 5th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on August 5
5th August in the history of India 2020 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for controversial Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, UP.
Famous Birthdays on August 5 1987 – Genelia D'Souza, Indian actress1974 – Kajol, Indian film actress1969 – Venkatesh Prasad, Indian cricketer and coach1950 – Mahendra Karma, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
Death Anniversaries on August 5 2014 – Chapman Pincher, Indian-English historian, journalist, and author (b. 1914)2000 – Lala Amarnath, Indian cricketer who scored India's first Test century (b. 1911)

4th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 4th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
4th August in the history of India 1956 - India's first nuclear reactor APSARA commissioned. PM Nehru later dedicated it to the Nation in January 1957.
Famous Birthdays on August 4 1986 - Nikhil Sachan is an Indian author and columnist. He has published two collections of short stories called Namak Swadanusar and Zindagi Aais Pais, along with a novel UP 65 which have been bestsellers in their genre. He has also contributed to e-magazines The Lallantop and Firstpost.1978 – Sandeep Naik, Indian politician1965 – Vishal Bhardwaj, Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, music composer and playback singer1950 – N. Rangaswamy, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Chief Minister of Puducherry1931 – Naren Tamhane, Indian cricketer (d. 2002)1929 – Vellore G. Ramabhadran, Mridangam artiste from Tamil Nadu, India (d. 2012)1929 – Kishore Kumar, Indian …

3rd August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 3rd August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on August 3
3rd August in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on August 3 1984 – Sunil Chhetri, Indian footballer1960 – Gopal Sharma, Indian cricketer1956 – Balwinder Sandhu, Indian cricketer and coach1939 – Apoorva Sengupta, Indian general and cricketer1916 – Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1970)1886 – Maithili Sharan Gupt, Indian poet and playwright (d. 1964)
Death Anniversaries on August 3

2nd August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 2nd August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on August 2
2nd August in the history of India 1999 – The Gaisal train disaster claims 285 lives in Assam, India.1989 – A massacre is carried out by an Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians.1858 – The Government of India Act 1858 replaces Company rule in India with that of the British Raj.
Famous Birthdays on August 2 1956 - Vijay Ramniklal Rupani is an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is serving as Chief Minister of Gujarat since 7 August 2016, and is a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Rajkot West.1945 – Bunker Roy, Indian educator and activist1929 – Vidya Charan Shukla, Indian politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2013)1878 – Berta Ruck, Indian-born Welsh romance novelist (d. 1978)1877 – Ravishankar Shukla, Indian lawyer and po…

1st August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 1st August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on August 1
1st August in the history of India
Famous Birthdays on August 1 1992 – Mrunal Thakur, Indian actress1932 – Meena Kumari, Indian actress (d. 1972)
Death Anniversaries on August 1 2020 - Amar Singh was an Indian politician from the state of Uttar Pradesh who was one of the leaders of Samajwadi Party. He was the general secretary of the Samajwadi Party and was a member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian parliament.2008 – Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1916)1920 – Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Indian lawyer and journalist (b. 1856)