Events, Births, Deaths occured on May 4

Historical Events

1930 - Mohandas Karamchandi Gandhi was arrested.

2011 - Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorji Khandu, who went missing on a flight from Tawang, is dead along with four others after their helicopter crashed in bad weather in the mountains.

2012 - Bollywood film "Jannat 2" directed by Kunal Deshmukh starring Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda and Esha Gupta was released.

2012 - Bollywood film "Fatso" directed by Rajat Kapoor starring Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag and Purab Kohli was released.

2012 - Bollywood film "The Forest" directed by Ashvin Kumar starring Ankur Vikal, Nandana Sen, Jaaved Jaaferi was released.

2012 - Bollywood film "Love, Lies and Seetha" directed by Chandra Pemmaraju starring Melanie Kannokada, Arjun Gupta and Lavrenti Lopes was released.

2012 - Bengali film "Teen Yaari Katha" directed by Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha starring Neel Mukherjee, Rudraneel Ghosh, Parambrata Chatterjee, Gari Roy Choudhuri, June Maliah, Rimjhim Mitra and Paoli Dam was released.

Famous Births

1767 - Tyagaraju (born as Kakarla Tyagabrahmam, also known as Tyagayya and Tyagarajar) was born in Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu. He was one of the greatest composers of Carnatic music. He along with Muthuswami Dikshitar and Shyama Shastri forms the Trinity of Carnatic music.

Famous Deaths

1799 - Tipu Sultan was killed while defending his fort of Srirangapatna. He was the ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore and a scholar, soldier and poet. He is famous for his fighting against Britishers.



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