On This Day 26 November

Important Days

Constitution Day (India)

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1904 – K. D. Sethna, Indian poet, scholar, writer, philosopher, and cultural critic (d. 2011)

1919 – Ram Sharan Sharma, Indian historian and academic (d. 2011)

1921 – Verghese Kurien, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Amul (d. 2012)

1923 – V. K. Murthy, Indian cinematographer (d. 2014)


1924 – Jasu Patel, Indian cricketer (d. 1992)

1926 – Rabi Ray, Indian activist and politician, 10th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 2017)

1956 – Keith Vaz, Indian-English lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Europe

1961 – Karan Bilimoria, Baron Bilimoria, Indian-English businessman, co-founded Cobra Beer

1972 – Arjun Rampal, Indian actor and producer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2012 – M. C. Nambudiripad, Indian author and translator (b. 1919)