Check out below, what today in history India 9 August marks. On this day in history 9 August, you are likely to find birthdays, events, death anniversaries and more…
What is today in history India 9 August
Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 9 August
1935-Om Prakash Kohli, former Governor of Gujarat and a former member of Rajya Sabha.
1936-Saawan Kumar Tak, Indian film director, producer, and lyricist.
1936-Satish Kumar, Indian British activist and editor.
1944- Lorna Cordeiro, Konkani language singer from the coastal state of Goa, India.
1969-Vivek Mushran, Indian actor who has appeared in blockbuster Hindi movie Saudagar.
1975-Mahesh Babu, Indian film actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist known for his works in Telugu cinema.
1980-Suhas Khamkar, professional bodybuilder from India.
1991-Hansika Motwani, Indian actress who mainly appears in Tamil films.
1993- Anju Kurian, Indian film actress who appears mainly in Malayalam films.
1993-Dipa Karmakar, Indian artistic gymnast. Karmakar first gained attention when she won a bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
1993-Pritam Kotal, Indian professional footballer who plays as a defender for the club ATK and the Indian national team.
Today in history India 9 August – Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 9 August
1862-Gangadhar Meher was a renowned Odia poet of the 19th century.
1893-Acharya Shivpujan Sahay was a noted Hindi novelist, editor and prose writer.
1897-E. Krishna Iyer was an Indian lawyer, freedom-fighter, classical artist and activist.
1909-Sayyid Ahmedullah Qadri was a writer, author, critic, editor-in-chief, Indian independence activist, Indian politician and an acclaimed figure of Hyderabad.
1911-Khershed Meherhomji was an Indian cricketer who played as a wicket-keeper.
1923- Alladi Ramakrishnan was an Indian physicist and the founder of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences in Chennai.
1955-Sukhdev Singh Babbar was the leader of Babbar Khalsa International, a Sikh militant organisation whose objective is to create an independent Sikh country Khalistan.
Today in history India 9 August – Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 9 August
1970-Trailokyanath Chakraborty was an Indian independence activist and politician.
1992-Sukhdev Singh Babbar was the leader of Babbar Khalsa International, a Sikh militant organisation whose objective is to create an independent Sikh country Khalistan.
Today in history India 9 August – Events that took place on this day in history 9 August
1683-By a charter, the British Crown gave the power to the East India Company to declare and make war and peace in Asia.
1788-Ghulam Kadir blinded Delhi Emperor Shah Alam II with his own dagger.
1925-Members of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) looted the government treasury from the mail train near Kakori, 22 km from Lucknow.
1969-The name of the Ochterlony Monument in Kolkata was changed to Shahid Minar.
1971-India and U.S.S.R signed a twenty-year treaty of peace, friendship and cooperation.
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9 August each year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population.