On This Day 9 September

Important Days

Important Events

2012 – The Indian space agency puts into orbit its heaviest foreign satellite yet, in a streak of 21 consecutive successful PSLV launches.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1904 – Feroze Khan, Indian-Pakistani field hockey player and coach (d. 2005)

1905 – Brahmarishi Hussain Sha, Indian philosopher and poet (d. 1981)

1941 – Syed Abid Ali, Indian cricketer

1967 – Akshay Kumar, Indian actor and producer

1974 – Vikram Batra, Indian captain (d. 1999)

Death/ Death Anniversary

2012 – Verghese Kurien, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Amul (b. 1921)