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This Day in History on 14th March

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 14th March. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

Important Events:

Sound Revolution
This year happens to be the 75th year of the Indian talkie. On March 14, 1931, Ardeshir Irani released Alam Ara, the first full-length Indian sound film in Bombay.
In the next four years the transition from silent cinema to sound technology was complete. The coming of the talkie was not simply silent films learning to talk — it was a technological revolution that transformed film industries the world over.

Birthday / Anniversary:

  • 1879 – Albert Einstein, German-American physicist, engineer, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
  • 1972 – Irom Chanu Sharmila
  • 1974 – Rohit Shetty, Indian actor, director, and cinematographer, Indian poet and activist

Death / Death Anniversary:

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History

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