Friday, April 21, 2017

23 April - Day in History of India and Importance

1774 - East India company forces defeated Rohilla's Army and captured Rohilkand.
1929 - Ranjit Film Co. was founded.
1992 - Satyajit Ray passed away.
1994 - Ibrahim Sulaiman Sait founded a new party Indian National League.


1858 - Pandita Ramabai
Pandita Ramabai Sarasvati (23 April 1858 – 5 April 1922) was an Indian social reformer, a champion for the emancipation of women, and a pioneer in education. She was accorded the titles of Pandita as a Sanskrit scholar and Sarasvati as a scholar after being examined by faculty of the University of Calcutta.

Pandita Ramabai participated in the freedom movement and was one of the 10 women delegates of the Congress session of 1889.

1913 - Dhananjay Keer, a biographer. He wrote biography of Savarkar and Ambedkar (I saw both of them).

Anant Vithal is known by his alias Dhananjay Keer (1913–1984). He wrote biographies of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, Jyotiba Phule, Rajrshi Shahu Maharaj and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Keer was born in Ratnagiri on April 23, 1913.

S. Janaki (Telugu Playback Singer),
Birthday 23 April 1938
(జ.ఏప్రిల్ 23,1938)

1504 - Guru Angad Dev
Guru Angad (31 March 1504 – 29 March 1552) was the second of the ten Sikh Gurus

Updated 23 April 2017, 29 March 2015

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