Today in Indian History

1955 - Vijay Mallya, is an industrialist and two time member of parliament was born in Kolkata. He is the chairman of United Breweries Group (Kingfisher) and Kingfisher airlines.

1971 - Barkha Dutt, a television journalist and columnist was born in New Delhi. She is currently the group editor with NDTV (as of December 2012). She received Padma Shri Award in 2008.

1927 - Freedom figther Ram Prasad Bismil was hanged at Gorakhpur Jail, United Province, British India. He participated in Mainpuri Conspiracy of 1918, and the Kakori conspiracy of 1925 against British Empire.

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