Events, Births, Deaths occured on August 7

Historical Events

1947 - The Bombay Municipal Corporation formally took over the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).

Famous Births

1925 - M. S. Swaminathan (Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan) was born. He is an geneticist and international administrator known for his prominent role in India’s Green Revolution.

Famous Deaths

1941 - Rabindranath Thakur died at the age of 80 in Calcutta. He was a famous poet and musician. He became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.

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