Events, Births, and Deaths occured in year 1913

Historical Events

Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Prize in Literature for his book of lyrics called Gitanjali translated into English by himself.

May 3 - Raja Harishchandra, the first full-length Indian feature film was released, marking the beginning of the Indian film industry.

November 6 - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa.

Famous Births

Attia Hosain was born in Lucknow. She is a writer, feminist and broadcaster. She moved to Britain in 1947 and became a broadcaster for the BBC.

Chandrakant Mandare was born. He was a well-known Marathi film actor and an artist. He was a master in paintings and powder shading.

Chandrakant Mandare was born. He was a well-known Marathi film actor and an artist. He was a master in paintings and powder shading.

March 5 - Gangubai Hangal was born. He was a singer of the khyal genre of Hindustani classical music. He belonged to the Kirana gharana.

March 29 - Bhawani Prasad Mishra was born. He was a famous Hindi poet.

May 1 - Balraj Sahni (Yudhishthir Sahni) was born. He was a famous Bollywood actor. He was the brother of Bhisham Sahni who is a Hindi writer, playwright, and actor.

August 1 - Bhagwan Dada (Bhagwan Abhaji Palav) was born in India. He was an actor and film director. He is best known for his social film Albela.

Famous Deaths

Devaki Nandan Khatri died. He was a writer. He was the first author of mystery novels in Hindi. Chandrakanta is the most popular of his works.

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