Events, Births, Deaths occured on February 29

Historical Events

1849 - The battle of Gujarat ended the Second Ango-Sikh War. Britain formally annexed Punjab after defeating the Sikhs.

2012 - India hosts 4th BRICS summit at New Delhi. Heads of Brazil, Russia, China and South-Africa attend.

Famous Births

1913 - Bhawani Prasad Mishra was born. He was a famous Hindi poet.

1929 - Utpal Dutt was born. He was a actor, director, and writer-playwright. He was an actor in Bengali theatre. He acted in more than 100 Bengali and Hindi films. He is remembered for his roles in Hrishikesh Mukherjee films like Gol Maal (1979).

Famous Deaths

1990 - Adoor Bhasi (K. Bhaskaran Nair) died at the age of 63. He was a Malayalam actor and director. Adoor Bhasi was a famous comedian in Malayalam films.



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