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16th October’21 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day

Today In History?

Find out what happened on the 16th 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 16th of October

 

Anirudh Ravichander is an Indian film composer and singer, who primarily works in Tamil cinema. He was born to veteran actor Ravi Raghavendra. He has also worked in Telugu and Hindi. At 21, he made his debut in the Tamil industry. His debut song, “Why This Kolaveri Di”, composed for the 2012 film 3, went viral across the globe,

Hema Malini (born 16 October 1948) is an Indian actress, writer, director, producer, dancer and politician. In 1962, she made her acting debut in the Tamil film Ithu Sathiyam. Malini first acted in a main role in Sapno Ka Saudagar (1968).

Prithviraj Sukumaran (born 16 October 1982) is an Indian film actor, director, producer, and playback singer, known for his works primarily in the Malayalam cinema. He has also worked in the Tamil, Hindi and Telugu language films.

Rajeev Khandelwal (born 16 October 1975) is an Indian film and television actor, singer and host. He started his acting career with the TV series, Kya Hadsaa Kya Haqeeqat (2002) where he played the negative lead.

Naveen Patnaik (born 16 October 1946) is an Indian politician who is the current and 14th Chief Minister of Odisha. He is also the president of the Biju Janata Dal, a writer and has authored three books.

 

Notable Moments:

 

1788 Maratha’s crowned Shahaalam as king of Delhi.

1936 35 killed in Hindu-Muslim riots at Bombay.

1942 Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills some 40,000 people in south of Calcutta, India.

1945 Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) established.

1952 Pakistan’s first Test vs India starts at Delhi.