21st AUGUST TODAY IN HISTORY – DINVISHESH GHADAMODI

Today in Indian History
Events for August 21

21-August-1540 Badauni Abdul Kadir, famous Muslim historian, was born.
21-August-1879 Jahangir Bemanji Petit, famous industrialist, was born.
21-August-1931 Pandit Vishnu Dingambar Paluskar, famous singer and the blind musician of Maharashtra, passed away.
21-August-1955 Ramnarayan Vishwanath Pathak, noted critic of Gujarati literature, poet and story writer, passed away.
21-August-1972 A law was passed for protecting wild animals, including lions and tigers, from extinction.
21-August-1978 Vinoo Mankad, cricketer, died. He played 44 tests for India and had 2109 runs and took 162 wickets.
21-August-1981 Dattatrey Balkrishna Kalelkar “”Kakasaheb””, freedom fighter, passed away at the age of
21-August-1986 Nine-member Cong-MNF coalition ministry headed by MNF President Laldenga sworn-in in Aizawl.
21-August-1987 Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma elected the Vice President of India (1987 – 1992).
21-August-1988 500 killed near the Indo-Nepal border in an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale.
21-August-1990 Prasar Bharati Bill moved in the Lok Sabha .
21-August-1991 Gopinath Mahant, famous Odissi litterateur and Gyanpeeth awardee, died.
21-August-1995 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, noted physics scientist, died at the age of 84. He was one of the world’s leading astro-physicists for his contributions to the study of stars. Chandrasekhar had received the highest award in Science–the Noble Prize in Physics in 1983.
21-August-1997 Government extends the provision of the payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 to all those societies and trusts which employed 10 or more people.
21-August-1997 Krishan Kant assumes office as tenth Vice President of India.
21-August-2000 Mahatma Gandhi’s daughter-in-law Mrs. Nirmala Gandhi dies in Wardha. She was 91.
21-August-2000 Uma Bharti, the sanyasin Member of Parliament of the BJP, resigns from the Lok Sabha and the party’s national executive comittee.

२१ ऑगस्ट दिनविशेष

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२१ ऑगस्ट दिनविशेष(August 21 in History) ठळक घटना, घडामोडी, जन्म(वाढदिवस), मृत्यू(पुण्यतिथी, स्मृतीदिन) आणि जागतिक दिवस.

बिस्मिल्ला खाँ – (जीवनकाल: मार्च २१, १९१६:डुम्राओन, बिहार, भारत – ऑगस्ट २१, २००६:वाराणसी) हे ख्यातनाम भारतीय सनईवादक होते.

जागतिक दिवस


ठळक घटना, घडामोडी


जन्म, वाढदिवस


  • ११६५ : फिलिप दुसरा, फ्रांसचा राजा.
  • १६४३ : अफोन्सो सहावा, पोर्तुगालचा राजा.
  • १७६५ : विल्यम चौथा, इंग्लंडचा राजा.
  • १७८९ : नारायण श्रीधर बेंद्रे, भारतीय/मराठी चित्रकार.
  • १९१० : ऑगस्टिन लुई कॉशी, फ्रेंच गणितज्ञ.
  • १९३८ : केनी रॉजर्स, अमेरिकन संगीतकार.
  • १९३९ : फेस्टस मोगे, बोत्स्वानाचा राष्ट्राध्यक्ष.
  • १९४४ : पेरी क्रिस्टी, बहामासचा राष्ट्राध्यक्ष.
  • १९६३ : मोहम्मद सहावा, मोरोक्कोचा राजा.
  • १९७३ : सर्गेइ ब्रिन, गूगलचा संस्थापक.
  • १९७५ : सायमन कटिच, ऑस्ट्रेलियाचा क्रिकेट खेळाडू.
  • १९८४ : नील डेक्स्टर, दक्षिण आफ्रिकेचा क्रिकेट खेळाडू.
  • १९८६ : उसेन बोल्ट, जमैकाचा धावपटू.

मृत्यू, पुण्यतिथी, स्मृतीदिन