This Day in History on 16 October
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 16 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
World Anaesthesia Day (International)
World Food Day (International)
1818 – William Forster, Indian-Australian politician, 4th Premier of New South Wales (d. 1882)
1921 – Sita Ram Goel, Indian historian, publisher and writer (d. 2003)
1948 – Hema Malini, Indian actress, director, producer, and politician
1952 – Crazy Mohan, Indian actor, screenwriter, and playwright (d. 2019)
1982 – Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian actor, singer, and producer
Death/ Death Anniversary
1799 – Veerapandiya Kattabomman Indian activist (b. 1760)
1951 – Liaquat Ali Khan, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan (b 1895)
2013 – Govind Purushottam Deshpande, Indian playwright and academic (b. 1938)