2nd December’21 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day

Today In History?

Find out what happened on the 2nd of December 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 2nd of December


Boman Irani (born 2 December 1959) is an Indian theatre and film actor, voice artist and photographer of Irani descent, who works in Bollywood films. After making his film debut with the 2003 anthology horror film Darna Mana Hai, Irani had his first commercial success with the 2003 comedy Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati (December 2, 1960 – September 23, 1996), better known by her stage name Silk Smitha, was an Indian film actress who worked predominantly in South Indian films. She entered the industry as a side actress and was first noticed for her role as “Silk” in the 1979 Tamil film Vandichakkaram.

V.A.Shiva Ayyadurai (born Vellayappa Ayyadurai Shiva, December 2, 1963) is an Indian-born American scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur. He is notable for his controversial claim to be the “inventor of email”, based on the electronic mail software called “EMAIL” he wrote as a New Jersey high school student in the late 1970s.

Kashmira Shah is an Indian actress. Born in Bombay (present-day Mumbai), she is the granddaughter of noted Hindustani classical singer, Anjanibai Lolekar. She has appeared in numerous Hindi and Marathi films. Shah is half Maharashtrian and half Gujarati.

Jagat Prakash Nadda (born 2 December 1960) is an Indian politician and the Working President of the Bharatiya Janta Party since June 2019. He is the former Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh and Parliamentary Board Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party.


Notable Moments


1421 King Henry VI of England was born in Windsor, Berkshire.

1784 Phillis Wheatley, the first African American woman poet of note in the United States, died in Boston.

1865 Georgia became the 27th U.S. state to ratify the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery.

1907 An explosion in a coal mine in Monongah, West Virginia, killed more than 350 people, many of them young boys.

1917 Finland declared itself independent of Russia, following the Bolshevik Revolution.