Check out below about Today in History India 2 March in Indian history or March 2 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 2 March in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on March 2
1855, 2nd March: Alexander II becomes Tsar of Russia.
1903, 2nd March: The world’s first all-female Martha Washington Hotel opened in New York, USA.
1919, 2nd March: The first meeting of the International Marxist Party took place in Moscow.
1930, 2nd March: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar staged a satyagraha at the Kala Ram Temple in Nashik to give access to all.
1952, 2nd March: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru inaugurated a fertilizer factory at Sindri.
1956, 2nd March: Morocco gained independence from France.
1978, 2nd March: Charlie Chaplin’s coffin was stolen from a cemetery in Switzerland.
199, 2nd March 2: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, San Marino, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan joined the United Nations.
1995, 2nd March: Incorporation of Yahoo.
2001, 2nd March: The radical Taliban decapitated about 6,000 ancient and invaluable Buddha statues near the central Afghan city of Bamiyan and began destroying them with cannons and tanks.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 2
1902: Surya Narayan Vyas, an Indian astrologer, and diviner from Ujjain.
1931: Mikhail Gorbachev, a Russian and former Soviet politician. The eighth and last leader of the Soviet Union.
1933: Anandji Virji Shah, an Indian music director. Together with his brother, he formed the Kalyanji-Anandji duo.
1968: Daniel Craig, an English actor.
1977: Andrew Strauss, an English cricket administrator, and former player.
1990: Tiger Shroff, an Indian actor.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 2
1546: Mirabai, a 16th-century Hindu mystic poet, and devotee of Lord Krishna.
1700: Rajaram Bhosle I, the younger son of Maratha ruler Shivaji.
1930: D. H. Lawrence, an English writer, and poet.
1949: Sarojini Naidu, an Indian political activist, and poet.
1986: Kashinath Ghanekar, an Indian stage, and film actor.