Check out below about Today in History India 31 March in Indian history or March 31 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 31 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 31
1889, 31st March: The Eiffel Tower was inaugurated. It took two years, two months, and two days to build.
1901, 31st March: The first Mercedes car was built. The car was named after the daughter of the Austrian political official for whom it was built.
1959, 31st March: The 14th Dalai Lama, crossed the border into India and is granted political asylum.
1964, 31st March: Mumbai’s electric trams shut down.
1966, 31st March: Russia launched Luna-10, the first artificial satellite of the moon.
2001, 31st March: Sachin Tendulkar completed 10,000 runs in ODIs.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 31
1519: Henry II, the King of France.
1596: René Descartes, a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist.
1843: Annasaheb Kirloskar, a Marathi playwright.
1865: Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi, the first Indian female doctor.
1871: Gangadharrao Deshpande, an Indian Independence activist.
1882: N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar, a Member of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution,
1934: Kamala Surayya, an Indian poet.
1938: Sheila Dikshit, an Indian politician, and stateswoman.
1945: Meira Kumar, an Indian politician, and former diplomat.
1963: Sujatha Mohan, an Indian playback singer.
1972: Evan Williams, an American technology entrepreneur. He is co-founder of Twitter and founder of Blogger and Medium.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 31
1631: John Donne, an English poet.
1727: Sir Isaac Newton, an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author.
1972: Meena Kumari, an Indian film actress, and poet.
1978: Charles Best, an American-Canadian medical scientist and one of the co-discoverers of insulin.
2002: Moturu Udayam, an Indian politician and women’s rights activist.