On This Day 18 September

Important Days

World Water Monitoring Day

Important Events

1759 – French and Indian War: The Articles of Capitulation of Quebec are signed.

1948 – Operation Polo is terminated after the Indian Army accepts the surrender of the army of Hyderabad.

2016 – The 2016 Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir, India by terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed results in the deaths of nineteen Indian Army soldiers and all four attackers.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1906 – Kaka Hathrasi, Indian poet and author (d. 1995)

1950 – Vishnuvardhan, Indian actor (d. 2009)

1968 – Upendra Rao, Indian actor, director, and politician

Death/ Death Anniversary

1992 – Mohammad Hidayatullah, Indian lawyer, judge, and politician, 6th Vice President of India (b. 1905)

2013 – Veliyam Bharghavan, Indian politician (b. 1928)