On This Day 29 December

Important Days

Important Events

1890 – Wounded Knee Massacre on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, 300 Lakota are killed by the United States 7th Cavalry Regiment.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1844 – Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee, Indian barrister and was the first president of Indian National Congress. (d. 1906)

1904 – Kuvempu, Indian author and poet (d. 1994)

1917 – Ramanand Sagar, Indian director and producer (d. 2005)

1942 – Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor (d. 2012)

1974 – Twinkle Khanna, Indian actress and writer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2013 – Jagadish Mohanty, Indian author and translator (b. 1951)

2014 – Hari Harilela, Indian-Hong Kong businessman and philanthropist (b. 1922)

2015 – Om Prakash Malhotra, Indian general and politician, 25th Governor of Punjab (b. 1922)