On This Day 11 December

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)