Events, Births, Deaths occured on December 30

Historical Events

1906 - The All India Muslim League was founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India.

1943 - Subhas Chandra Bose raised the flag of Indian independence at Port Blair.

1996 - A passenger train was bombed by Bodo separatists in Assam killing 26.

Famous Births

1879 - Spiritual master Ramana Maharshi (Venkataraman Iyer) was born in Tiruchuzhi, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The ashram that grew around him, Sri Ramana Ashram, is located at Tiruvannamalai.

Famous Deaths

1971 - Vikram Sarabhai (Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai) was died at Halcyon Castle in Thiruvananthapuram at age 52. He was a physicist. He is considered to be the father of the Indian space program. He received Padma Bhushan in 1966 and Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 1972.

1973 - Chitturu Nagayya (Vuppaladadiyam Nagayya) died at the age of 69. He was a actor, composer, director, producer, writer and playback singer of Telugu film industry. He also acted in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi films. He was awarded Padmashri.

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