Check out below, what today in history India 18 March marks. On this day in history 18 March, you are likely to find birthdays, events, death anniversaries and more…
Today in history India 18 March – Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 18 March
1926- Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri, Indian poet and essayist of Malayalam language.
1946- Prithviraj Chavan, politician who was the 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra, a state in Western India.
1957- Ratna Pathak, actress and director best known for her work in theatre, television and Bollywood films.
1961- Dayanita Singh, photographer whose primary format is the book. She has published twelve books.
1965- Alisha Chinai, Indian pop singer known for her Indi-pop albums as well as playback singing in Hindi cinema.
1976- Sumeet Sachdev, Indian actor and architect.
1992- Mandar Rao Dessai, Indian professional footballer who plays as a left winger or left back for both Goa and the Indian national team.
Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 18 March
1896- Kunji Lal Dubey, was an Indian independence activist, lawyer, educationist and politician from Madhya Pradesh.
1938- Shashi Kapoor, Indian actor and film producer. Recipient of several accolades, including four National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards.
Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 18 March
1871- Augustus De Morgan, Indian-English mathematician and academic
2007- Bob Woolmer, Indian-English cricketer, coach, and sportscaster
Must read: 108 names of Lord Rama with mantras
Events that took place on this day in history 18 March
1438- Albert II of Habsburg becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
1644- The Third Anglo-Powhatan War begins in the Colony of Virginia.
1922- In India, Mohandas Gandhi is sentenced to six years in prison for civil disobedience, of which he serves only two.
Ordnance Factories Day is celebrated every year on 18 March. On this occasion, the Ordnance Factory, Field Gun Factory, Small Arms Factory, Ordnance Parachute Factory, and Ordnance Equipment Factory acknowledge the day.