On This Day 15 January

Important Days

Army Day (India)

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1917 – K. A. Thangavelu, Indian film actor and comedian (d. 1994)

1921 – Babasaheb Bhosale, Indian lawyer and politician, 8th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 2007)

1934 – V. S. Ramadevi, Indian civil servant and politician, 13th Governor of Karnataka (d. 2013)

1938 – Chuni Goswami, Indian footballer and cricketer

1956 – Mayawati, Indian educator and politician, 23rd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

1973 – Suparno Satpathy, Indian socio-political leader

Death/ Death Anniversary

1994 – Harilal Upadhyay, Indian author, poet, and astrologist (b. 1916)

1998 – Gulzarilal Nanda, Indian economist and politician, Prime Minister of India (b. 1898)