On This Day 15 September

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)