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Today’s Historical Events on March 14
1931, 14th March: The first Indian talkie, Alam Ara, was released in Mumbai.
1954, 14th March: Establishment of the Sahitya Akademi in Delhi.
2000, 14th March: Technician Eye, the oldest studio in the country, was engulfed in flames.
2001, 14th March: Chokila Iyer, a tribal woman from Sikkim, became India’s first female foreign secretary.
2001, 14th March: VVS Laxman scored an unbeaten 275 at Eden Gardens, breaking Sunil Gavaskar’s record for most runs at the ground. He also equaled Don Bradman’s record of 44 fours in an inning.
2007, 14th March: The Nandigram violence in Nandigram, West Bengal, resulted in the deaths of at least 14 people.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 14
1874: Anton Phillips, co-founder of the Philips Electronics Company.
1879: Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist.
1899: K. C. Irving, the Founder of Irving Oil Company.
1908: Philip Vincent, founder of the Vincent Motorcycle Company.
1913: S. K. Pottekkatt, an Indian writer of Malayalam literature.
1949: Farida Jalal, an Indian actress.
1961: Mike Lazaridis, the founder of BlackBerry Limited.
1965: Aamir Khan, an Indian actor, director, and filmmaker.
1972: Irom Chanu Sharmila, an Indian poet.
1973: Rohit Shetty, an Indian film director, and producer.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 14
1883: Karl Marx, a German philosopher and founder of Communism.
1932: George Eastman, an American researcher and founder of the Eastman Kodak Company.
1998: Dada Kondke, an Indian actor and film producer.
2003: Suresh Bhat, an Indian-Marathi Ghazal poet.
2010: Vinda Karandikar, an Indian poet, writer, literary critic, and translator in the Marathi-language.
2018: Stephen Hawking, an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author.
What happened in India on 14 March
Karl Marx, great journalist, chief editor, writer and social worker, died in London.
Nihalsing Gurumukh, former Chief Minister of Delhi and Governer of Rajasthan, was born.
Dalai Lama makes a rare state visit to the Viceroy of Calcutta.
First Indian talkie film ‘Alam Ara’ released at Majestic Cinema, Bombay. Directed by Ardeshir Irani, the film was 11,152 ft. long and was produced by Imperial Film Co., Bombay and beared censored No. 10043 on March 11. The most remarkable thing about this film was birth of sound in Indian films, it came with a bang and quickly displaced the silent movies and brought revolutionary changes in the whole set up of the industry.
Jainarain Vyas, freedom fighter, leader, social reformer, patriot and a noble son of India, passed away.
Vijay Yadav, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper between More & Mongia), was born in Gonda.
Akash’ missile tested successfully.
NTR expels Upendra and six others from Telegu Desam Party.
India seeks Interpol’s assistance in investigating the sources of bomb blasts in Bombay.
Narsinha Rao, Prime Minister, arrives in London for a 4-day official visit.
Keshubai Patel (Gujarat), J.B. Patnaik (Orissa) and Manohar Joshi, the 12th (Maharashtra) CMs, elected.
Chandragupta Chaudhary ‘Comred ‘, senior leader of Bhartiya Communist Party, passed away.
Border Security Force discovers a 34-metre long tunnel in the Ajnala Sub-sector of the Punjab border with Pakistan.
Veerendra Patil, 73, twice former Chief Minister of Karnataka, passed away.
Sonia Gandhi takes over as the Congress(I) president from Sitaram Kesri.
Arjun Atwal won the Indian Open Golf in Calcutta.