This Day in History on 20 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 20 September. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

1857 – The Indian Rebellion of 1857 ends with the recapture of Delhi by troops loyal to the East India Company.

1965 – Following the Battle of Burki, the Indian Army captures Dograi in course of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1911 – Shriram Sharma, Indian philosopher and activist (d. 1991)

1923 – Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Indian actor and producer (d. 2014)

1934 – Rajinder Puri, Indian cartoonist, journalist, and activist (d. 2015)

1946 – Markandey Katju, Indian lawyer and judge

1949 – Mahesh Bhatt, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter

Death/ Death Anniversary

2015 – Jagmohan Dalmiya, Indian businessman (b. 1940)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History