On This Day 21 November

Important Days

World Television Day

Important Events

1832 – Wabash College is founded in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

1962 – The Chinese People’s Liberation Army declares a unilateral ceasefire in the Sino-Indian War.

1971 – Indian troops, partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas), defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1899 – Harekrushna Mahatab, Indian journalist and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Odisha (d. 1987)

1987 – Eesha Karavade, Indian chess player

Death/ Death Anniversary

1970 – C. V. Raman, Indian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)

1995 – Noel Jones, Indian-English diplomat, British ambassador to Kazakhstan (b. 1940)

2015 – Ameen Faheem, Indian-Pakistani poet and politician (b. 1939)