Events, Births, Deaths occured on May 21

Historical Events

1909 - Minto-Morley Reforms of Indian Councils Act, 1909.

2011 - Kanimozhi, DMK MP and daughter of Karunanidhi, arrested in connection with the 2G spectrum case, is set to move Delhi High Court for bail.

Famous Births

1916 - Ustad Bismillah Khan was born in Dumraon, Bihar. He was a musician who popularised the shehnai. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 2001.

1921 - Shrii Shrii Anandamurti (Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar) was born. He was a philosopher, author, social revolutionary, poet, composer, and linguist. He was the founder of Ananda Marga, a spiritual and social organization that offers instruction in meditation and yoga.

Famous Deaths

2005 - Subodh Mukerji died at the age of 84 in Mumbai. He was a famous Bengali film producer and director. He was the brother of the producer director Sashadhar Mukherjee.



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