18th October’21 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day

Today In History?

Find out what happened on the 18th 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 18th of October


Jyothika Saravanan (born 18 October 1977) is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil films. She also acted in some Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films. She debuted in Bollywood in the Hindi film Doli Saja Ke Rakhna (1997), directed by Priyadarshan.

Freida Selena Pinto (born 18 October 1984) is an Indian actress who has appeared mainly in American and British films. Born and raised in Mumbai, India, Pinto gained an interest in acting at an early age and took part in amateur theatre while she was a student at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

Zakir Abdul Karim Naik (born 18 October 1965) is an Indian Islamic televangelist and Islamic preacher. He is the founder and president of the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). He is also the founder of the Peace TV. He has been called an “authority on comparative religion”, “perhaps the most influential Salafi ideologue in India.

Om Prakash Puri, (18 October 1950 – 6 January 2017) was an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Hindi films, as well as independent and art films. He is best known for his author-backed roles in films like Aakrosh (1980), Arohan (1982).

Kunal Raj Kapoor (born 18 October 1977) is an Indian actor, writer and an entrepreneur. Kunal has acted in Hindi, Malayalam and Telugu movies.  He is the co-founder of the crowdfunding platform Ketto.


Notable Moments:


1879 Branch of ‘Theosophical Panth’ established in India.

1901 Mahatma Gandhi sails for India.

1906 Depressed Classes Mission Society’ was established by Vitthal Ramji Shinde.

1952 Vinoo Mankad takes 13 Pakistan wickets to win first Indo-Pak clash.

1992 Zimbabwe’s first Test match vs India at Harare.