Check out below about Today in History India 14 September in Indian history or September 14 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 14 September 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.Join us on Telegram
What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 14 September
Hindi Day (Hindi speaking states of India)
1803, 14th September – British General Lake captured Delhi in India
1901, 14th September – Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th and youngest president of the US at the age of 43
1917, 14th September – Russia declared its empire Russian Republic
1948, 14th September – Indian Army captured the city of Daulatabad as part of Operation Polo
1949, 14th September – Hindi language was declared as the national language of India and celebrated as Hindi Day But, South Indian states don’t consider the Hindi language as National Language
1959, 14th September – Man reached out and made contact with the Moon for the first time Lunik II, a Soviet spacecraft, crash-landed on the moon after a two days journey It sent back a stream of scientific data during the trip
1960, 14th September – The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was created by Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela
1975, 14th September – Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, canonized by Pope Paul VI, became the first American saint
1997, 14th September – Ahmedabad-Howrah express plunged into a river in Bilaspur, Madhya Pradesh, which caused 81 deaths of people
2000, 14th September – Microsoft had released Windows ME
2015, 14th September – The first observation of Gravitational waves was made, announced by the LIGO and VIRGO collaborations on 11 February 2016
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on September 14
1769 – Boron von Humboldt, a German scientist who explored Central and South America and published data that forms the foundation of the study of ecology, which he initiated
1774 – Lord William Bentinck, He was a British soldier and statesman He served as Governor-General of India from 1828 to 1835 He has been credited for significant social and educational reforms in India including abolishing Sati, suppressing female infanticide, and human sacrifice
1879 – Margaret Higgins Sanger, an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse
1887 – Charles Dana Gibson, an American artist who created the Gibson Girl, an idealist picture of a woman which set a new style of American femininity
1923 – Ram Jethmalani, an Indian lawyer, and politician
1968 – Tanya Arvind Dubash, Indian businesswoman She is an executive director and chief brand officer at the Godrej Group
1975 – Rahul Sharma, an Indian businessman, founder of Revolt Motors, YU Televentures, and the co-founder of Micromax Informatics He married to actress Asin Thottumukal
1984 – Ayushmann Khurrana, Indian actor and singer
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on September 14
1712 – Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Italian Mathematician, astronomer, and engineer Cassini discovered four satellites of the planet Saturn and noted the division of the rings of Saturn
the Cassini Division was named after him Giovanni Domenico Cassini was also the first of his family to begin work on the project of creating a topographic map of France
1836 – Aaron Burr, an American politician, and lawyer A Founding Father, he served as the third vice president of the United States during President Thomas Jefferson’s first term
1901 -William McKinley, an American politician He was the 25th President of the United States, the last one to have served in the American Civil War
1998 – Yang Shangkun, 4th president of the People’s Republic of China
2005 – Robert Wise, American Oscan winning film director
2011 – Harishchandra Madhavrao Birajdar, a wrestler and wrestling coach from India He was a Gold Medallist in the 1970 British Commonwealth Games He was also known as the coach of National Games winners
2015 – Fred DeLuca, American businessman, co-founded Subway
What happened in India on 14 September
Bentik, first Governor General of India, was born.
Lord Lake was captured Delhi.
Agri-Horticultural Garden of Calcutta started functioning.
Swami Virjanand, Sanskrit grammar litterateur and master, passed away at the age of 90.
Celebration of ‘Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav’ (Festival of Lord Ganesha) started.
Dennis Laurence Amo, merchant and industrialist in Maharashtra, was born.
Nyalchand Shah, bowled 64-33-97-3 in the Test between India vs Pakistan, was born at Dhragandhara in Gujarat.
Ram Jethmalani, famous law expert and politician, was born.
Durgavati Devi aka Durga Bhabhi, an revolutionary and freedom fighter, was born.
Gandhi declares one-year moratorium on civil disobedience in India.
Hindi declared the national language by the Constituent Assembly after a three-day debate.
Andhra Pradesh was established. Hyderabad became the capital instead of Karnul.
Pakistan Air Force bombs Calcutta and Agartala civilian airports.
US announces plan to give India $1.3 million to buy contraceptives.
Tarashankar Bandopadhyay, famous Bengali litterateur, died.
Assam declared ‘disturbed area’, army launches ‘Operation Rhino’ against ULFA militants.
Three days of heavy rains cause flooding in northern India and Pakistan claiming 2,500 lives.
The government allows foreign investors to enter the Indian capital market; incentives offered.
S. A. Banerjee, cricketer who played one Test for India in 1948 without scoring any runs but took 5 wkts, died.
Catholic churches in Kerala introduce the system of serving the holy Eucharist in the palm of the faithful instead of on the tongue.
78 persons die and around 250 are injured as four bogies of Ahmedabad-Howrah Express de-rail while crossing a bridge on Hasdeo river near Champa Railway Station in Bilaspur district, Madhya Pradesh.
Fire and explosions devastate terminals and storage tanks at Visakh Refinery of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation. Toll put at 51.