This Day in History on 21 December

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 21 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1932 – U. R. Ananthamurthy, Indian author, poet, and critic (d. 2014)

1959 – Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Indian cricketer

1963 – Govinda, Indian actor, singer, and politician

1972 – Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, Indian Politician, 17th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

1989 – Tamannaah, South Indian actress

Death/ Death Anniversary

2004 – Autar Singh Paintal, Indian physiologist and neurologist (b. 1925)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History