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This Day in History on 26tth March

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 26th March. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

Independence Day and National Day (Bangladesh),

Important Events:

1972: The first World Sanskrit Conference was held in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi
1974: Gaura Devi led a group of women in the Chipko movement

Birthday / Anniversary:

1907: Mahadevi Varma, Indian poet and activist (d. 1987)

Death / Death Anniversary:

1969: Vikram Rathour, Indian Cricketer
1996: Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar, Indian Painter
2003: Devidas Sadekar, Marathi journalist.

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History

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