Check out below, what today in history India 2 August marks. On this day in history 2 August, you are likely to find birthdays, events, death anniversaries and more…
What is today in history India 2 August
Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 2 August
1944-Aruna Kumari Galla, daughter of former Indian Parliamentarian, social activist Paturi Rajagopala Naidu.
1961-Rajan Vichare, Indian politician and a Shiv Sena member of parliament representing Thane, Maharashtra.
1976-Amar Upadhyay, Indian television actor and model.
1984- Ira Dubey, Indian actress who has appeared on TV, in theatre and in Bollywood films.
1987-Taapsee Pannu, Indian actress who works primarily in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil-language films.
1992-Mrunal Thakur, Indian film and television actress who predominantly appears in Hindi and Marathi films.
Today in history India 2 August – Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 2 August
1882-Purushottam Das Tandon was a freedom fighter from Uttar Pradesh, India.
1892-Ravishankar Raval was a painter, art teacher, art critic, journalist and essayist from Gujarat, India.
1895-Gopal Chandra Bhattacharya was an Indian entomologist and naturalist who spent most of his career at Bose Institute, Kolkata.
1899-Kamala Nehru was a freedom fighter and the wife of Jawaharlal Nehru.
1920- Annabhau Sathe was a social reformer, communist folk poet, and writer from Maharashtra, India.
1933- Meena Kumari was an Indian film actress and poet, who worked in Hindi films.
1934-Naresh Chandra was a 1956 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, who served as the Cabinet Secretary of India.
Today in history India 2 August – Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 2 August
1920-Bal Gangadhar Tilak was an Indian nationalist, teacher, and an independence activist.
1999-Nirad C. Chaudhuri was an eminent Indian writer of English Language.
2000-Ali Sardar Jafri was an Indian writer of Urdu language. He was also a poet, critic and film lyricist.
2008-Harkishan Singh Surjeet was an Indian Communist politician from Punjab, who served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India from 1992 to 2005.
2009-Devendra Nath Dwivedi was an Indian politician and the Governor designate of Gujarat.
2009-Syed Muhammedali Shihab Thangal was a Muslim religious leader and politician from Kerala.
2010-Kandathil Mammen Mathew was an Indian newspaper editor who served as the editor-in-chief of the Malayalam-language daily, Malayala Manorama.
Today in history India 2 August – Events that took place on this day in history 2 August
1858-Government of India transferred from East India Company to the British Crown.
2019-Seven-year-old boy operated on after 526 teeth found inside his mouth in Chennai, India.
National Anisette Day is observed on 2 August every year. Aniseed from the anis herb gives its licorice or fennel flavor to anisette.