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5th August’22 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day

Today In History?

Find out what happened on the 5th of August 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 5th of August

 

Kajol Devgn (born 5 August 1974), known mononymously as Kajol, is an Indian actress appearing in Hindi and Tamil films. She has received six Filmfare Awards, among eleven nominations and along with her late aunt Nutan, holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five.

Genelia D’Souza (born 5 August 1987) is an Indian film actress, model, and host. She has appeared in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam language films. After gaining wide attention in a Parker Pen commercial with Amitabh Bachchan, Genelia began her acting career with Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003.

Vatsal Sheth (born 5 August 1980) is an Indian film and television actor, model and entrepreneur. He has acted in many Indian television shows and many Bollywood films, and is known for his portrayal of Raj Chaudhary in the 2004 film Taarzan: The Wonder Car, Shaurya Goenka in the 2014 thriller series Ek Hasina Thi, and Kabir Raichand in the 2017 love-saga series Haasil.

Ahsaas Channa (born 5 August 1999) is an Indian actress who appeared as a child actor in Hindi films such as Vaastu Shastra, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, My Friend Ganesha, Phoonk, etc. As a teenager, she has been mostly active in television shows, such as Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev, Oye Jassie and MTV Fanaah.

Bapu Krishnarao Venkatesh Prasad (born 5 August 1969), is a former Indian cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs.He made his debut in 1994. Primarily a right-arm medium-fast bowler, Prasad was noted for his bowling combination with Javagal Srinath. He is the bowling coach for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League, having formerly performed the same role for the Indian cricket team from 2007 to 2009.

 

Notable Moments

 

1604 John Eliot, “Apostle to Indians,” Bible translator, baptized.

1965 Jaya Prakash Narayan was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award for public service

1981 Jagjivan Ram heads breakaway Congress(U) and calls new party Congress (J).

1992 Achyutrao Patwardhan, leader of ‘Quit India Movement’, died at Varanasi at the age of 86.

1994 Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a key accused in 1993’s Bombay blast case, was arrested.