26 September Special day in India

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26 September special day in India

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Today’s Historical Events on September 26

BC 46, 26th September: Julius Caesar dedicated a temple to his legendary ancestor Venus Genetrix

1777, 26th September: American Revolutionary War: British troops invaded Philadelphia

1905, 26th September: Albert Einstein published the first article on the special theory of relativity

1910, 26th September: Indian journalist Swadeshbhimani Ramakrishna Pillai was arrested and deported for criticizing the Travancore government

1950, 26th September: Indonesia joined the United Nations

1954, 26th September: Toya Maru was swept away by a storm in Japan 1,172 people died

1973, 26th September: The Concorde (turbojet passenger airliner), which travels faster than sound, crossed the Atlantic Ocean in record time without stopping

1984, 26th September: Britain and China agreed that Hong Kong would revert to Chinese rule when the lease expires in 1997

1990, 26th September: Ranganath Mishra became the 21st Chief Justice of India

26 September in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on September 26

1820: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, an Indian educator, and social reformer

1849: Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, Nobel Prize-winning Russian scientist

1858: Manilal Nathubhai Trivedi, Indian author

1870: Christian X, King of Denmark

1876: Ghulam Kabir Nairang, Indian poet, lawyer, and politician

1888: T S Eliot, American-born British poet, playwright, critic, and Nobel laureate

1889: Martin Heidegger, a German philosopher and a seminal thinker in the Continental tradition of philosophy

1894: Acharya Shankar Dattatreya Javadekar, Indian commentator and philosopher

1909: Bill France Sr, founder of NASCAR

1918: Eric Morley, a British businessman, and the founder of the Miss World pageant

1923: Dev Anand, Indian Hindi film actor, producer, director

1927: James Robert Cade, an American physician, university professor, research scientist, and inventor

1932: Manmohan Singh, an Indian economist, academic, and politician who served as the 13th Prime Minister of India

1943: Ian Chappell, Australian cricketer

1981: Serena Williams, American tennis player

26 September in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on September 26

1902: Levi Strauss, a German-born American businessman, founder of the Levi Strauss Company

1952: George Santayana, a Spanish philosopher

1954: Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai, an Indian Tamil poet

1956: Laxmanrao Kirloskar, an Indian industrialist

1977: Uday Shankar, Indian dancer

1989: Hemant Kumar, Indian singer, composer, and producer

2008: Paul Newman, American actor

26 September in Indian History – what happened in India on 26 September

Rani Rashmoni, great nationalist and social worker, was born in Kona village, 24 Parganas (north), West Bengal.

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (Banerji), great Indian educationist, social reformer, litterateur, father of Bengali prose and who gave the Bengalees their first Primer in 1855, was born in the village of Birsingha in Midnapore district of Bengal.

R. V. Jagirdar, famous Kannad play writer, was born.

Prat Kumar Sinha, cricket Test empire for 2 tests from 1948-53, was born in Bengal.

Rotary Club’s first Indian meeting was held.

Dev Anand, film producer, director and actor, was born.

At Lancashire, Gandhi sees textile workers hurt by Indian boycott but says home spinning must go on.

Vijay Laxman Manjrekar, cricketer (father of Sanjay, reliable Indian batsman), was born in Bombay.

Gandhiji breaks fast on Indian government’s acceptance of his demand regarding Harijans.

Dr. Manmohan Singh, former finance minister, economist and Governor of R.B.I., was born.

Gandhiji was interviewed with Wavell.

Laxmanrao Kirloskar, great social reformer, industrialist, patriot and founder of the Kirloskar Industries, passed away at the age of 88.

Notification to pay equal payment to both men and women workers was promulgated.

Constitution (39th Amendment) Bill 1975, placing election of the President, Vice President, Prime Minister and Speaker of the Lok Sabha beyond the scrutiny of the judiciary, approved by Parliament.

Uday Shankar (Chowdhury), producer and director of dance-based film ‘Kalpana’, passed away. He was the elder brother of Pandit Ravishankar. His main achievement was the blending of the Indian classical style with the Western Ballet and various folk dances.

Charan Singh launches a new party called the Lok Dal.

P.T. Usha sets record for 100m (Women) in 11.39 seconds at Jakarta.

Ordinance to amend MRTP Act and the Companies Act totally removes pre-entry restrictions on new industrial houses and expansion of the existing ones.

Indian Airlines hike fare by 9 percent.

CBI chargesheeted Rao in St. Kitts case.

High Court rejected Rao’s petition for anticipatory bail in Pathak cheating case.

Deve Gowda, PM, takes oath as Rajya Sabha member. He was the first PM to enter parliament through RS. Indira Gandhi was already a RS member when elected leader in 1966.

Sachin Tendulkar make a record 127 runs against Zimbabwe at Calcutta.

Six selected for Shanti Swaroop award for Science.

Atal Behari Vajpayee, Prime Minister, dispatched a team of experts to Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to assess the water storage position.

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