Today in Indian History

1970 - Peter de Noronha (Chevalier Peter Bertram Cypriano Castellino de Noronha) died. He was a businessman, philanthropist and civil servant from Kanpur. He was knighted by Pope Paul VI in 1965 for his work for the Christian community.

1980 - Uttam Kumar (Arun Kumar Chatterjee) died at the age of 53 in Calcutta. He was a prominent Bengali film actor. He is known as Mahanayak (The great hero). He was also a director, producer, singer and music director.

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