Today In History?
Find out what happened on the 14th of January in History. There are a lot many happenings which had taken place on this date in the pages of Indian History, here we have listed some of the very important events occur 14th of January
Salman Ali is an Indian singer and winner of the 10th season of Indian Idol. He was also the first runner up of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2011. Besides Indian Idol, Salman Ali lent his voice for the theme song of the Indian Television Series Chandragupta Maurya, airing on Sony TV.
Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan (born 14 January 1977) is a racing driver who was the first Formula One driver from India. He has previously competed in A1GP, and the Le Mans Series. He has won multiple races in A1GP, British F3, World series by Nissan, AutoGP, Formula Asia, British Formula Ford & Opel series in his single-seater career.
Sobhan Babu (born Uppu Sobhana Chalapathi Rao) (14 January 1937 – 20 March 2008) was an Indian film actor known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema. He made his film debut in Bhakta Shabari (1959), but Daivabalam (1959), was released earlier at the box office. Sobhan babu has garnered five state Nandi Awards for Best Actor, and four Filmfare Awards for Best Telugu Actor.
Shaikh Abu al-Fazal ibn Mubarak also known as Abu’l-Fazl, Abu’l Fadl and Abu’l-Fadl ‘Allami (14 January 1551 – 12 August 1602) was the Grand vizier of the Mughal emperor Akbar, and author of the Akbarnama, the official history of Akbar’s reign in three volumes, (the third volume is known as the Ain-i-Akbari) and a Persian translation of the Bible.
Mahasweta Devi (14 January 1926 – 28 July 2016) was an Indian fiction writer in Bengali and a socio-political activist. Her notable literary works include Hajar Churashir Maa, Rudali, and Aranyer Adhikar. She was a self-recognised communist and worked for the rights and empowerment of the tribal people (Lodha and Shabar) of West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states of India.
1641 United East Indian Company conquers city of Malakka, 7,000 killed.
1851 Peshwa Bajirao Raghunath, last Peshwa of Marathas, passed away at Brahmawart.
1938 Belur Math, new temple, was consecrated in Calcutta.
1946 Two jetties collapse in Ganges; 160 Hindu pilgrims are crushed.
1948 First issue of Marathi daily newspaper ‘Loksatta’ was published.