On This Day 20 October

Important Days

Important Events

1962 – China launches simultaneous offensives in Ladakh and across the McMahon Line, igniting the Sino-Indian War.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1920 – Siddhartha Shankar Ray, Indian lawyer and politician, Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 2010)

1927 – Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet and critic (d. 2007)

1978 – Virender Sehwag, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary