On This Day 15 October

Important Days

World Students’ Day

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1927 – B. S. Abdur Rahman, Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 2015)

1931 – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Indian engineer, academic, and politician, 11th President of India (d. 2015)

1934 – N. Ramani, Indian flute player (d. 2015)

1946 – Victor Banerjee, Indian actor and director

1949 – Prannoy Roy, Indian journalist, economist, and broadcaster, founded NDTV

1955 – Kulbir Bhaura, Indian field hockey player

1957 – Mira Nair, Indian-American actress, director, and producer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1918 – Sai Baba of Shirdi, Indian guru and saint (b. 1838)

1961 – Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’, Indian poet and author (b. 1896)