Special Day Today: What is Today in History India 26 June

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What is Today in history India 26 June

Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 26 June

1940-Shyam Manohar Goswami, 16th descendant of Shri Vallabha Acharya, sanskritists, philosopher, spiritual leader, active reformer.

1946-Aruna Roy, Indian political and social activist who founded the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan.

1951-Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Indian politician and the former Union Minister for Civil Aviation in the Narendra Modi Government.

1959-Suresh Gopi, Indian film actor, politician, playback singer and television presenter.

1966-Raju Narisetti, former editor at major newspapers.

1969-Dharmendra Pradhan, Indian politician and currently the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister of Steel in the Second Modi Ministry.

1985-Arjun Kapoor, Indian film actor who appears in Bollywood films.

1992-Ritabhari Chakraborty, Indian Bengali film actress and producer.

1993-Shivam Dube, Indian cricketer who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket.

Today in history India 26 June – Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 26 June

1564-Ahmad Sirhindi was an Indian Islamic scholar, a Hanafi jurist, and a member of the Naqshbandī Sufi order.

1873-Gauhar Jaan was an Indian singer and dancer from Kolkata.

1888-Bal Gandharva was a Marathi singer and stage actor.

1906-M. P. Sivagnanam was an Indian politician, freedom fighter, and the founder of the political party Tamil Arasu Kazhagam.

1916-Jiwajirao Scindia was the last reigning Maharaja of Gwalior state in central India.

1967-Tarun Sagar was an Indian Digambara monk.

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Today in history India 26 June – Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 26 June

2005-Eknath Solkar was an Indian all-round cricketer who played 27 Tests and seven One Day Internationals for country.

2010-Adoor Pankajam was an Indian actress, in Malayalam movies.

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Today in history India 26 June – Events that took place on this day in history 26 June

1914-The Indian Relief Act, passes after a protracted period of Passive Resistance led by Gandhi; it abolishes a £3 tax imposed on Indians who had not renewed their indentures and recognizes the validity of Indian customary marriages.

1975-Indian PM Indira Gandhi declares a state of emergency.

1992-India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh.

2013-20 people were killed after a rescue helicopter crashes in Uttarakhand.

2018-India was named the most dangerous country to be a women because of sexual violence and slave labour by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

2019-More than 5,000 smuggled turtles discovered in luggage at Kuala Lumpur Airport, Malaysia, bound for India.

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed on 26 June every year to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society.

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