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What is today in history India 24 february – Indian celebrities birthday on this day in history 24 february
1670- Rajaram I, younger son of Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
1903- Sachindra Chaudhuri, Indian lawyer and politician who was Minister of Finance of the Government of India.
1920- V. Nanammal, India’s oldest yoga teacher who trained one million students over 45 years
1939- Joy Mukherjee, Indian film actor and director.
1948- Jayalalithaa, Indian actress and politician, 16th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
1963- Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bollywood director, producer, screenwriter.
1972- Pooja Bhatt, Indian film director, actress, voice over artist, model and film maker.
1985- Nakash Aziz, Indian playback singer and music composer.
Special day today 24 february – Events that took place on this day in history 24 february
1739- Battle of Karnal, Army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.
1822- The first Swaminarayan temple in the world, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Ahmedabad, was inaugurated.
1924– Mahatma Gandhi was released from jail.
2019- At least 133 people died and 200 treated in hospital after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol in Golaghat district, north-eastern India.
Every year, 24 February is celebrated as Central Excise Day in India to encourage the employees of the excise department.
February 24 is annual celebration of National Artist Day in Thailand.
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Famous people that have death anniversary on this day in history 24 february
1986- Rukmini Devi Arundale, Indian theosophist, dancer and choreographer of the Indian classical dance form of Bharatanatyam.
1998- Lalita Pawar, Indian actress, who appeared in over 700 films in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati cinema.
2011- Anant Pai, Indian author and illustrator.
2011- Bhimsen Joshi, Indian vocalist from Karnataka, in the Hindustani classical tradition.
2018- Sridevi, Indian actress.