Today in History India 26 March 2023

Check out below about Today in History India 26 March in Indian history or March 26 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 26 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 26

1552, 26th March: Guru Amar Das became the third Guru of the Sikhs

1812, 26th March: A strong earthquake in Caracas, Venezuela, destroyed 90 percent of the city and killed at least 20,000 people

1942, 26th March: Marriage of Indira Nehru and Feroze Gandhi

1942, 26th March: The first female prisoner arrived at the Auschwitz concentration camp

1971, 26th March: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared East Pakistan as an independent country of Bangladesh

1972, 26th March: The first World Sanskrit Conference began at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi

1974, 26th March: Chipko movement started at Henwalghati in Garhwal under the leadership of Gaura Devi

1979, 26th March: Anwar Sadat, Menachem Begin, and Jimmy Carter signed the Israel-Egypt Peace Accord in Washington, DC

2000, 26th March: Vladimir Putin was elected President of Russia

2013, 26th March: Establishment of the Tripura High Court

Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 26

1874: Robert Frost, an American poet

1875: Syngman Rhee, the first President of South Korea

1881: Guccio Gucci, an Italian businessman and fashion designer 

1898: Rudolf Dassler, the German founder of the sportswear company Puma

1907: Mahadevi Verma, a Hindi poet, freedom fighter, and educationist from India

1965: Prakash Raj, an Indian film actor

1973: Larry Page, an American software engineer and co-founder of Google

Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 26

1827: Ludwig van Beethoven, a German composer, and pianist

1932: Henry Leland, an American machinist

1996: KK Hebbar, an Indian artist 

2003: Haren Pandya, the former Home Minister of Gujarat

2008: Baburao Bagul, an Indian-Marathi writer 

2012: Manik Godghate, Grace, an Indian poet

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