On This Day 25 December

Important Days

Good Governance Day (India)

Tulsi Pujan Diwas (India)

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1861 – Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian educator, lawyer, and politician, President of the Indian National Congress (d. 1946)

1876 – Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 1st Governor-General of Pakistan (d. 1948)

1891 – Kenneth Arthur Noel Anderson, Indian-English general and politician, Governor of Gibraltar (d. 1959)

1919 – Naushad Ali, Indian composer and director (d. 2006)

1921 – Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Indian-Pakistani journalist and author (d. 2000)

1924 – Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Indian poet and politician, 10th Prime Minister of India (d. 2018)

1927 – Ram Narayan, Indian sarangi player

1936 – Ismail Merchant, Indian-English director and producer (d. 2005)

1959 – Ramdas Athawale, Indian poet and politician

Death/ Death Anniversary

1994 – Zail Singh, Indian politician, 7th President of India (b. 1916)

2018 – Sulagitti Narasamma, Indian midwife (b. 1920)