This Day in History on 21 November

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

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History