This Day in History on 7 October
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that occurred on 7 October. The students can refer to them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
1737: A cyclone causes 40-foot waves that were believed to have killed 300,000 in Calcutta, India.
1950: Mother Teresa Founded the Missionaries of Charity.
1907: Durgavati Devi was an Indian revolutionary and a freedom fighter.
1922: Bali Ram Bhagat was an Indian politician and member of the Indian National Congress.
1929: T. K. Rama Rao was a novelist of Kannada literature.
1914: Begum Akhtar, Indian actress (d. 1974)
1956: Sunil Shanbag, Indian theatre director, screenwriter and documentary film-maker.
1966: Dr. Ishari K Ganesh, founder, chairman and Chancellor of Vels University in Chennai, India.
1970: Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande, Hindustani classical music vocalist from Mumbai.
1976: Sharad Kelkar, Indian actor, who appears in Marathi and Hindi films.
1976: Amal Neerad, Indian film director, cinematographer and producer.
1977: Yukta Mookhey, Indian actress, model and beauty pageant title holder.
1978: Zaheer Khan, Indian former cricketer who played all forms of the game for the Indian national team from 2000 till 2014.
1981: Abhijeet Sawant, Indian singer, television actor, anchor and the winner of Indian Idol.
1983: Pooja Gandhi, Indian actress and producer who mainly works in Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali and Hindi films.
1991: Lopamudra Raut, Indian model, beauty queen and actress from Maharashtra.
Death/ Death Anniversary
1708: Guru Gobind Singh, Indian 10th Sikh guru (b. 1666)
1971: Koyapalli Kelappan Nair was a founding member and president of the Nair Service Society, a reformer, an Indian freedom fighter, educationist and journalist.
1992: Babu Karam Singh Bal, Indian businessman and politician (b.1927)