This Day in History on 15 September

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

Important Days

Important Events

1948 – The Indian Army captures the towns of Jalna, Latur, Mominabad, Surriapet and Narkatpalli as part of Operation Polo.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1861 – M. Visvesvaraya, Indian engineer, scholar, and Bharat Ratna Laureate, Diwan of the Mysore Kingdom (d. 1962)

1909 – C. N. Annadurai, Indian educator and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 1969)

1939 – Subramanian Swamy, Indian economist, academic, and politician, Indian Minister of Law and Justice

1950 – Rajiv Malhotra, Indian author

Death/ Death Anniversary

2015 – Harry J. Lipkin, Israeli physicist and academic (b. 1921)

2015 – Meir Pa’il, Israeli commander, historian, and politician (b. 1926)

2015 – Bernard Van de Kerckhove, Belgian cyclist (b. 1941)

2017 – Harry Dean Stanton, American actor (b. 1926)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History