This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, March 15 is the 74th day of the year and the 75th day in a leap year.
On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on March 15 as well as birthdays of famous people.
Born on this day in 1965, Sunetra Gupta is a novelist and Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology at the University of Oxford with an interest in infectious disease agents that are responsible for malaria, HIV, influenza, and bacterial meningitis. She is also a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award for her contributions to Indian literature.
World should have listened to these esteemed professors @MartinKulldorff @sunetragupta @DrJBhattacharya and focused on protecting and treating the elderly and high-risk while leaving the rest of the population alone. @gbdeclaration @AnaPaulaVolei @AAPSonline @Covid19Critical pic.twitter.com/RORFxvc8Cv— Peter McCullough, MD MPH (@P_McCulloughMD) March 11, 2022
Born on this day in 1901, Guru Hanuman was a legendary wrestling coach of India. He coached many medal-winning wrestlers and was awarded the prestigious Dronacharya Award in 1987, the highest recognition for a sports coach in India, and the Padma Shri in 1983.
Guru Hanuman was fit and actively coaching, consuming large amounts of ghee and milk, even in his late 90s. He died on 24 May 1999, at the age of 98, not of old age or any ailments, but in a car crash! He was on his way to Haridwar to bathe in the holy Ganga.— Nityānanda Miśra (मिश्रोपाख्यो नित्यानन्दः) (@MisraNityanand) August 8, 2021
Born on this day in 1977, Sandeep Unnikrishnan was an officer in the Indian Army and was serving in the elite Special Action Group of the National Security Guards. He was martyred in action during the November 2008 Mumbai attacks.
"Don't come up, I'll handle them.."— Vertigo_Warrior (@VertigoWarrior) November 26, 2021
Last words of Maj.Sandeep Unnikrishnan. He was just 31 when he gave up his life in the line of duty
Some brave-hearts live forever. Never ever forget their sacrifice. #MumbaiTerrorAttack pic.twitter.com/k8QPJDugVF
Rahi Masoom Raza was an Urdu poet who won the Filmfare Best Dialogue Award for the hit film, ‘Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki’ in 1979, followed by ‘Mili and Lamhe’, which he won posthumously.
Rahi Masoom Raza, Born In 1927 In Ghazipur, He Wrote Script and Dialogues of Serial Mahabharat pic.twitter.com/YNzDdosLrO— indianhistorypics (@IndiaHistorypic) November 20, 2019
Paravoor Govindan Devarajan, popularly called G. Devarajan or Devarajan master was an Indian music composer who is considered one of the greatest music directors in the Indian film music arena. He has scored music for more than 300 Malayalam films, several dramas, 20 Tamil and 4 Kannada movies.
ഹിമശൈല സൈകത ഭൂമിയിലിന്നു നീ....— Mathew Joseph C (@mathewjosephc1) November 3, 2019
"Himashaila Saikatha Bhumiyilinnu Nee..." A famous Malayalam film song from late 1970s. Lyrics - M.D. Rajendran, Music - G. Devarajan.#MalayalamSongs pic.twitter.com/70Z0YeCkXv
Sarla Thakral was the first Indian woman to fly an aircraft. Born in 1914, she earned an aviation pilot license in 1936 at the age of 21 and flew a Gypsy Moth solo.
In 1936 Pilot Sarla Thakral Flew Gypsy Moth Aircraft Wearing Saree pic.twitter.com/j36ctAKYNx— indianhistorypics (@IndiaHistorypic) September 24, 2021
The Planning Commission was an institution in the Government of India, which formulated India's Five-Year Plans, among other functions. In his first Independence Day speech in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his intention to dissolve the Planning Commission. It has since been replaced by a new institution named NITI Aayog.
On this day in 1951, India's first 5 yr plan was published under the leadership of then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.— All India Mahila Congress (@MahilaCongress) July 9, 2018
The Planning Commission of India, set up in March 1950, was entrusted with the responsibility of formulating FYPs. pic.twitter.com/R9AVZkQ0IA
On this day in 1962 former US President John F. Kennedy said. Consumers by definition include us all. They are the largest economic group, affecting and affected by almost every public and private economic decision. Yet they are the only important group… whose views are often not heard. Consumer rights activist Anwar Fazal working for Consumers International at the time later proposed the observance of a 'World Consumer Rights Day' marking that date, and on 15 March 1983 consumer organizations started observing that date as an occasion to promote the basic rights of consumers.
15 March 2022 World Consumer Rights Day pic.twitter.com/Z9vqo4Gu6q— Chanchal Kumar Interpreter (@Chancha82004240) March 14, 2022
In 44 BCE Roman dictator Julius Caesar was launching a series of political and social reforms when he was assassinated this day, the Ides of March, by a group of nobles, among whom were Cassius and Brutus.
On this day (March 15 - the Ides of March) in 44 BC Julius Caesar was assassinated. pic.twitter.com/OmBpiKbUfR— Raven Kamali (@blueraventales) March 15, 2021
On this day in 1781, American revolutionaries won a strategic victory over the British at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse in North Carolina.
Small monument to Light Horse Harry Lee's bugler boy who was killed before the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. pic.twitter.com/ELg5ttgFje— John on Teams (@CottonTurtle9) January 6, 2022
Above are the 10 most important events that happened in the history of India and the whole world. It includes major birthdays, death anniversaries, fun facts and important historical events that occurred in India as well as globally.
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