On This Day 21 August

Important Days

Important Events

1680 – Pueblo Indians capture Santa Fe from the Spanish during the Pueblo Revolt.

1852 – Tlingit Indians destroy Fort Selkirk, Yukon Territory.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1905 – Bipin Gupta, Indian actor and producer (d. 1981)

1907 – P. Jeevanandham, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 1963)

1934 – Sudhakarrao Naik, Indian lawyer and politician, 13th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 2001)

1961 – V. B. Chandrasekhar, Indian cricketer and coach (d. 2019)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1974 – Kirpal Singh, Indian spiritual master (b. 1894)

1981 – Kaka Kalelkar , Indian Hindi Writer(B.1885)

1995 – Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-American astrophysicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1910)

2004 – Sachidananda Routray, Indian Oriya-language poet (b. 1916)

2006 – Bismillah Khan, Indian musician, Bharat ratna awardi (b. 1916)