15th January
15th January

This Day in History on 15 January

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 15 January. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History