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Today in History India 18 August

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Check out below about Today in History India 18 August in Indian history or August 18 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 18 August 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.

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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 18 August

1841, 18th August: Britain established world’s first National Fire brigade

1920, 18th August: The 19th amendment of the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing woman suffrage

1945, 18th August: Sukarno became the First President of Indonesia

1958, 18th August: Brojen Das became the First Asia Person Who swam across the English Channel in competition

1963, 18th August: James Meredith became the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi

2008, 18th August: President of Pakistan Parvez Musharraf resigned under threat of impeachment

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on August 18

1700 Baji Rao I, the 7th Peshwa of Maratha Empire in India

1792 John Russell, former Prime Minister of United Kingdom

1830 Franz-Josef I, an Austro Hungarian emperor who invaded Serbia and helped initiate World War I

1900 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Indian diplomat, and politician who became the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly

1933 Roman Polanski, a polish film director who has worked in Europe and the USA, directing films such as Repulsion, Rosemary’s baby, and The Sundance kid

1934 Gulzar, one of the most popular Urdu poet from India

1946 Aruna Irani, an Indian actress

1951 V K Sasikala, an Indian politician and the president of the Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazagam political party in Tamil Nadu

1959 Nirmala Sitaraman, Indian Politician The current minister of finance and former defense minister She is the second female finance minister and second female defense minister after Indira Gandhi in India

1967 Daler Mehndi, Indian recording artist, and performer, who helped popularized the Bhangra music His first album Bolo Ta Ra Ra (1995) sold 20 million copies worldwide

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on August 18

1227 The Mongol ruler Genghis Khan, the conqueror of a vast empire that extends from the pacific to Dnieper River, died after falling from his horse

1886 Eli Whitney Blake, American inventor, Invented mortise lock

1945 Subbhash Chandra Bose, Indian freedom fighter

1979 Vasantrao Naik, Indian politician

2009 Kim Dae-Jung, eighth President of South Korea

2018 Kofi Annan, Ghanaian politician who served as the seventh secretary-general of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006

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