On This Day 9 October

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1877 – Gopabandhu Das, Indian journalist, poet, and activist (d. 1928)

1897 – M. Bhaktavatsalam, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th Chief Minister of Madras State (d. 1987)

1924 – Immanuvel Devendrar, Indian soldier (d. 1957)

1945 – Amjad Ali Khan, Indian classical Sarod player

1968 – Anbumani Ramadoss, Indian politician

Death/ Death Anniversary

2000 – Patrick Anthony Porteous, Indian-Scottish colonel, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1918)

2006 – Kanshi Ram, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1934)

2013 – Srihari, Indian actor

2015 – Ravindra Jain, Indian composer and director (b. 1944)