Check out below, what today in history India 20 June marks. On this day in history 20 June, you are likely to find birthdays, events, death anniversaries and more…
What is today in history India 20 June
Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 20 June
1936-Sushma Seth, Indian stage, film and television actress.
1950-Paras Chandra Jain, former Cabinet Minister of Energy and New & Renewable Energy in Government.
1952-Vikram Seth, Indian novelist and poet.
1953-Vinay Mittal, Indian Civil servant who worked for the Indian Railway Traffic Service.
1958- Draupadi Murmu, Indian politician who is the eighth and current Governor of Jharkhand since May 2015.
1962- Khalid Alvi, professor at the University of Delhi, critic, and Urdu poet.
1970- Gana Bala,Indian playback singer in Tamil cinema.
1972-Rahul Khanna, Indian film actor.
1977-Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar, Member of 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and represents Nilanga.
1979-Renedy Singh, Indian former football player and football pundit.
1983- Charuvi Agrawal, Indian painter, sculptor, animator, filmmaker, and visual artist.
1984-Neetu Chandra, Indian actress, producer and theatre artist.
1985- RJ Balaji, Indian radio jockey, presenter, comedian, director, cricket commentator and actor based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
1987- Shoaib Ibrahim, Indian television actor known for playing Prem Bhardwaj in Sasural Simar Ka.
1997-Upasna Mohapatra, youth leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Today in history India 20 June – Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 20 June
1869-Laxmanrao Kirloskar was an Indian businessman.
1876-Chandala Kesavadasu was the first lyricist in the history of the Telugu Film Industry.
1934-Chaudhary Khurshid Ahmed was a practicing lawyer before the Supreme Court of India.
Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 20 June
1930-Hamid Ali Khan Bahadur was Nawab of the princely state of Rampur from 1889 to 1930.
1972-Kotcherlakota Rangadhama Rao was an Indian physicist in the field of Spectroscopy.
2007-Anita Guha was an Indian Bengali actress who usually played mythological characters in films.
2010-Gundibail Sunderam was a former Indian cricketer who played in 2 Tests in 1955.
2012-Balu Sankaran was a professor, scientist and recipient of the Padma Shri and Padma Vibushan awards.
Today in history India 20 June
Events that took place on this day in history 20 June
1756-Black Hole of Calcutta: 146 British soldiers, Anglo-Indian soldiers and Indian civilians were imprisoned in a small dungeon in Calcutta, India where most die from suffocation and heat exhaustion.
1756-Siraj ud-Daulah Nawab of Bengal takes Calcutta from the British.
World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.