This Day in History on 11 December

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 11 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Indiana Day (United States)

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1882 – Subramania Bharati, Indian journalist and poet (d. 1921)

1922 – Dilip Kumar, Pakistani-Indian actor, director, and screenwriter

1929 – Subhash Gupte, Indian cricketer (d. 2002)

1931 – Rajneesh, Indian guru, mystic, and educator (d. 1990)

1934 – Salim Durani, Afghan-Indian cricketer

1935 – Pranab Mukherjee, Indian journalist and politician, 13th President of India

1969 – Viswanathan Anand, Indian chess player

Death/ Death Anniversary

1987 – G. A. Kulkarni, Indian author and academic (b. 1923)

2012 – Ravi Shankar, Indian-American sitar player and composer (b. 1920)

2013 – Sheikh Mussa Shariefi, Indian philosopher and scholar (b. 1942)

2015 – Hema Upadhyay, Indian painter and sculptor (b. 1972)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History