Check out below, what today in history India 26 July marks. On this day in history 26 July, you are likely to find birthdays, events, death anniversaries and more…
What is today in history India 26 July
Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 26 July
1934-Jagdish Bhagwati, India-born naturalized American economist and University Professor of economics and law at Columbia University.
1972-Jugal Hansraj, Indian actor, model, producer, writer, author and a national award-winning director, based in New York.
1974-Suman Ranganathan,Indian model and actress.
1978- Rii Sen,Indian actress who works in Bengali cinema.
1978-Upendra Madhav, Indian film screenwriter, director and dialogue writer known for his works in Telugu cinema.
1979-Pankaja Munde, Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra.
1986-Mugdha Godse,Indian actress and model who appears in Bollywood films.
1989-Deepika Singh, Indian television actress known for playing the role of Sandhya in the Star Plus series Diya Aur Baati Hum.
1994-Mahika Sharma, Indian film actress.
Today in history India 26 July – Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 26 July
1904- Malati Choudhury was an Indian civil rights and freedom activist and Gandhian.
1910- B. R. Panthulu was an Indian film director, producer and actor.
1915-K. Pattabhi Jois was an Indian yoga teacher and Sanskrit scholar who developed and popularized the vinyāsa style of yoga known as Ashtanga Yoga.
1925-Tyeb Mehta was an Indian painter, sculptor and film maker.
1926-Gopal Krishan was an exponent of Vichitra Veena, an ancient Indian musical instrument.
1928-Ibn-e-Safi was the pen name of Asrar Ahmad, a best-selling and prolific fiction writer, novelist and poet of Urdu from Pakistan.
Today in history India 26 July – Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 26 July
1980-Ibn-e-Safi was the pen name of Asrar Ahmad, a best-selling and prolific fiction writer, novelist and poet of Urdu from Pakistan.
2009-Bhaskar Chandavarkar was an Indian sitar player, academic and film and theatre composer.
2011-Madhu Sudan Kanungo was an eminent Indian scientist in the field of gerontology and neuroscience as well as a teacher of molecular biology and biochemistry.
2013-Obaid Siddiqui was an Indian National Research Professor and the Founder-Director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research National Center for Biological Sciences.
Today in history India 26 July – Events that took place on this day in history 26 July
1982-Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan got injured filming a fight scene for the movie “Coolie”
1999-Fighting ceases between India and Pakistan in the Kargil War, Kashmir, after two months of fighting.
2005-Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, bringing the city to a halt for over 2 days.
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on 26 July every year in honour of the Kargil War’s Heroes.