14th October’21 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day

Today In History?

Find out what happened on the 14th of October 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 October


Sir Cliff Richard (born Harry Rodger Webb on 14 October 1940) is a British singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist. Richard has sold more than 250 million records worldwide. He has total sales of over 21 million singles in the United Kingdom and is the third-top-selling artist in UK Singles Chart history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.

Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal, PVC (14 October 1950 – 16 December 1971) born in Pune, Maharashtra, was an officer of the Indian Army and a posthumous recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, India’s highest military decoration for valour in face of the enemy.

Lala Har Dayal Singh Mathur (14 October 1884 – 4 March 1939) was an Indian nationalist revolutionary and freedom fighter. He was a polymath who turned down a career in the Indian Civil Service.

Gautam Gambhir (pronunciation ; born 14 October 1981) is an Indian politician and former cricketer, who has played all formats of the game. He is the current member of the Lok Sabha since 2019. As a cricketer, he was a left-handed opening batsman who played domestic cricket for Delhi.

Dhanya Veena, better known by her stage name Navya Nair, is an Indian film actress who has starred in Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada films. She is a recipient of 2 Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress, one Filmfare Award for Best Actress.


Notable Moment


1947 Narsingh Chintaman Kelkar, great litterateur, politician and editor, died.

1953 Raghunath Dhondo Karve, Family Planning and Sex Education preacher, died.

1955 Colombo Plan conference held at New Delhi pleas for technological aid to Asia .

1985 Assam Ganparishad established.

1989 Election Commission accepted Shiv Sena as a political party.