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08 October special day in India
Today’s Historical Events on October 8.
Indian Air Force Day
1932, 8th October: The Indian Air Force was established by the Indian Air Force Act.
1939, 8th October: In World War II, Germany annexed western Poland.
1962, 8th October: Algeria entered the United Nations.
1978, 8th October: Ken Warby, Australian motorboat racer, who currently holds the water speed record of 317.58 miles per hour.
1982, 8th October: Poland banned Solidarity and all other trade unions.
2001, 8th October: US President George W. Bush established the Department of Homeland Security in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
2005, 8th October: A magnitude 7.6 earthquake in Kashmir killed at least 86,000-87,500 people, injured 69,000-72,500, and left 2.8 million homeless.
08 October in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on October 8.
1850: Henry Louis Le Chatelier, French chemist.
1889: Collett E. Woolman, co-founder of Delta Airlines.
1891: Shankarrao Vasudev Kirloskar, an Indian entrepreneur, writer, and illustrator.
1911: Ram Dass Katari, the 3rd Chief of the Naval Staff. He was the first Indian to hold the office and succeeded the last British officer to the post
1922: Dr. G. N. Ramachandran, Indian Researcher, an internationally renowned biophysicist.
1924: Thirunalloor Karunakaran, an Indian poet, and scholar.
1926: Raaj Kumar (Kulabhushan Pandit), Indian actor.
1930: Alasdair Milne, an Indian-English director, and producer.
1960: Reed Hastings, an American billionaire businessman, co-founder of Netflix.
1985: Bruno Mars, American singer, and songwriter.
08 October in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on October 8.
1317: Emperor Fushimi of Japan.
1793: John Hancock, an American merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American revolutionary.
1869: Franklin Pierce, 14th president of the United States.
1936: (Dhanpatrai Srivastava) Munshi Premchand, Indian-Hindi writer.
1967: Clement Attlee, Prime Minister of England.
1979: Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian freedom activist, an omniscient leader.
2012: Naval Kishore Sharma, Indian Union Minister and Governor of Gujarat, India.
2012: Varsha Bhosale, Indian journalist, and playback singer.
2020: Ram Vilas Paswan, an Indian politician.