Events, Births, Deaths occured on September 23

Historical Events

1803 - At the Battle of Assaye, British troops defeated Maratha forces.

1803 - The Battle of Assaye was fought near Assaye in western India. It was a major battle of the Second Anglo-Maratha War fought between the Maratha Confederacy and the British East India Company. British under the command of Major General Arthur Wellesley defeated a combined forces of Daulat Scindia and the Raja of Berar.

2011 - Bollywood film Mausam directed by Pankaj Kapoor starring Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Anupam Kher was released.

2011 - Bollywood film Speedy Singhs directed by Robert Lieberman starring Anupam Kher, Gurpreet Guggi and Vinay Virmani was released.

2011 - Bollywood film "U R My Jaan" directed by Aron Govil starring Mikaal Zulfikaar, Priti Soni and Aman Verma was released.

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Famous Deaths

1974 - Maharaja Sri Sir Jaya Chamarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur died in Bangalore. He was the 25th and the last Maharaja of the princely state of Mysore from 1940 to 1950. He was also a philosopher, musicologist, political thinker and philanthropist.

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