On This Day 26 September

Important Days

Important Events

1910 – Indian journalist Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai is arrested after publishing criticism of the government of Travancore and is exiled.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1820 – Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Indian philosopher, painter, and academic (d. 1891)

1876 – Ghulam Bhik Nairang, Indian poet, lawyer, and politician (d. 1952)

1923 – Dev Anand, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2011)

1932 – Manmohan Singh, Indian economist and politician, 13th Prime Minister of India

1962 – Chunky Pandey, Indian actor

Death/ Death Anniversary

1977 – Uday Shankar, Indian dancer and choreographer (b. 1900)

1989 – Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Indian singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1920)