This Day in History on 31 August

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 31 August. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1919 – Amrita Pritam, Indian poet and author (d. 2005)

1963 – Rituparno Ghosh, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2013)

1969 – Javagal Srinath, Indian cricketer and referee

1979 – Yuvan Shankar Raja, Indian singer-songwriter and producer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2012 – Kashiram Rana, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1938)

2014 – Bapu, Indian director and screenwriter (b. 1933)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History