This Day in History on 31 December
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 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
1999 – Indian Airlines Flight 814 hijacking ended after seven days with the release of 190 survivors at Kandahar Airport, Afghanistan.
1912 – John Frost, Indian-English general (d. 1993)
1925 – Sri Lal Sukla, Indian author (d. 2011)
1934 – Ameer Muhammad Akram Awan, Indian author, poet, and scholar (d. 2017)
1965 – Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, Indian cricketer
Death/ Death Anniversary
2018 – Kader Khan, Indian actor (b. 1937)