February 26 Today in Indian History

Historical Events

Historic Event

1910 Gandhi supports the African People’s Organisations resolution to declare the Prince of Wales day of arrival in South Africa a day of mourning, in protest against the South Africa Acts disenfranchisement of Indians, Coloureds and Africans

Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
  • 2019 India launches air strikes on alleged terrorist camps within Pakistan

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Famous Birthdays

  • 1887 Benegal Narsing Rau, Indian lawyer and civil servant, President of UN Security Council (1950), helped draft India’s constitution, born in Mangalore, India (d. 1953)
  • 1908 Leela Majumdar, Bengali writer (d. 2007)
  • 1915 Pran Nath Chhuttani, Indian physician and teacher, born in Leiah, Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • 1936 Manmohan Desai, Indian filmmaker (Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag), born in Bombay, British India (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • 1966 Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian independence activist and writer (The Indian War of Independence), dies at 82
  • 2004 Shankarrao Chavan, Indian politician (b. 1920)

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