1782 - Hyder Ali was died in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. He was the sultan and de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore.
1853 - Haraprasad Shastri (Haraprasad Bhattacharya) was born. He was an academic, Sanskrit scholar, archivist and historian of Bengali literature. He is famous for discovering the Charyapada, the earliest known examples of Bengali literature.
1956 - Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar died at the age of 65 in Delhi. He was a jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, economist, teacher, editor, writer, revolutionary and a revivalist for Buddhism in India. He was the chief architect of the Indian Constitution.View All
Shekar Kapur was born on 6th December int the year 1945 at Lahore to Kulbhushan kapur, a doctor and Sheel kanta,a journalist and a keen actress who performed on stage.The nephew of actors Vijay Anand and Dev Anand, Shekar Kapur was discouraged to get into show business by his father.His schoolin... read more