Check out below, what today in history India 5 August marks. On this day in history 5 August, you are likely to find birthdays, events, death anniversaries and more…
What is today in history India 5 August
Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 5 August
1944-Bharat Shah, Indian businessman and merchant, Hindi film financier and distributor, under his banner VIP Films.
1962-Hemant Kanoria, chairman of Kolkata-based company Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited.
1969- Venkatesh Prasad, former Indian cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs.
1969- Awdhesh Mishra, Indian film actor mainly active in Bhojpuri films.
1974- Kajol, Indian film actress, who predominantly works in Hindi cinema.
1980-Vatsal Sheth, Indian film and television actor, model and entrepreneur.
1987-Genelia D’Souza, Indian film actress and model.
1990-Prajwal Revanna, Indian politician who is the member of the 17th Lok Sabha from Hassan Constituency.
1991- Ambi Subramaniam, violinist, composer, and educator.
1999-Mahima Makwana, Indian television actress who started her career with the role of Gauri in Balika Vadhu.
1999- Ahsaas Channa, Indian actress who appeared as a child actor in Hindi films such as Vaastu Shastra.
Today in history India 5 August – Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 5 August
1884- Nilakantha Das was an orator, politician and social reformer born in the village Sri Ramchandrapur of Puri district, Bengal Presidency, British India.
1890-Datto Vaman Potdar was an Indian historian, writer, and orator.
1905-M. A. Muthiah Chettiar was an Indian banker, politician, philanthropist, socialite and cultural activist who served as Mayor of Madras city.
1907-Bezawada Gopala Reddy was an Indian politician.
1916-Nalini Das was a Bengali educationist, writer and editor.
1923- Shibdas Ghosh was an Indian communist politician.
1930-Jumai Khan Azad was an Indian poet of Awadhi language from Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.
1934-K. Balaji was an Indian film producer and actor best known for his Tamil films including Billa and Vazhvey Maayam.
Today in history India 5 August – Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 5 August
1992-Bhagat Puran Singh was writer, a publisher, an environmentalist, and a philanthropist.
2000-Lala Amarnath Bharadwaj was an Indian cricketer and the first batsman ever to score a century for India in Test cricket.
Today in history India 5 August – Events that took place on this day in history 5 August
1775- Maharaja Nandakumar was hanged in Calcutta (now Kolkata). This was the last hanging for forgery by the British in India.
1991-Justice Leila Seth became the first Indian woman Chief Justice of a state High Court.
2019- Indian government announced it is changing the status of Indian-controlled Kashmir from a state to a union territory, revoking Article 370 in response to security concerns.