On This Day 21 February

Important Days

International Mother Language Day (UNESCO)


Important Events

2013 – At least 17 people are killed and 119 injured following several bombings in the Indian city of Hyderabad.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1878 – Mirra Alfassa, French-Indian spiritual leader (d. 1973)

1894 – Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar, Indian chemist and academic (d. 1955)

1896 – Nirala, Indian poet and author (d. 1961)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1829 – Kittur Chennamma, Indian queen and freedom fighter (b. 1778)