Check out below, what today in history India 21 May marks. On this day in history 21 May, you are likely to find birthdays, events, death anniversaries and more…
What is today in history India 21 May
Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 21 May
1946-Ishwarlal Jain, Member of the Parliament of India representing Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha.
1954-Anita Ratnam, Indian classical and contemporary dancer and choreographer.
1958-Naeem Khan, Indian-American fashion designer known for his ornate and intricately detailed gowns.
1960-Mohanlal, Indian actor, producer, playback singer, and distributor, who predominantly works in Malayalam cinema.
1961-Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Indian historian who specializes in the early modern period.
1966-Sujoy Ghosh, Indian film director, actor, producer, and screenwriter.
1971-Aditya Chopra, Indian filmmaker.
1976- Aditi Govitrikar, Indian model, actress and a doctor.
1983-Kaveri Jha, Indian model, film actress and air hostess, who works in Hindi and Telugu language films.
1983-P. V. Shajikumar, Malayalam author, screenplay writer and software engineer.
Today in history India 21 May
Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 21 May
1885-Muhammed Saadulah was the Prime Minister of Assam in British India.
1895-Omeo Kumar Das Nayak, was an Indian social worker, Gandhian, and former minister at the Government of Assam.
1899-Lilavati Munshi was an Indian politician and Gujarati essayist.
1911-K. N. Ezhuthachan was an Indian writer and scholar of Malayalam literature.
1915-Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan was an Indian Civil Service officer and a former Under Secretary-General of the United Nations.
1921-Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar was a Spiritual Guru, Indian philosopher, yogi, author, poet, composer, linguist and scientist.
1922-Surendra Mohanty was an author who wrote in Oriya.
1927-Sabri Khan was an Indian sarangi player, who was descended on both sides of his family from a line of distinguished musicians.
Today in history India 21 May
Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 21 May
1991-Rajiv Gandhi was an Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989.
2002- Abdul Ghani Lone was a Kashmiri lawyer, politician and Kashmiri separatist leader.
2005-Subodh Mukherjee was a renowned filmmaker (producer and director) of Bengali origin. He was the brother of the leading producer-director Sashadhar.
Today in history India 21 May – Events that took place on this day in history 21 May
1991- Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a female suicide bomber near Madras.
2013- Microsoft announces the release of Xbox One.
2017- IPL Cricket Final, Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad: Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run; Krunal Pandya 47 (38).
Anti- Terrorism Day is observed on 21 May to raise awareness about the violence caused by the terrorists and also in the memory of former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi who passed on this day.