Gujarat in History

Gujarat: Ahmedabad

Historical Events

  • 1960-05-01 India's Bombay state split into Gujarat & Maharashtra states
  • 2001-01-26 An earthquake hits Gujarat, India, causing more than 20,000 deaths.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1458-05-25 Mahmud Begada, Sultan of Gujarat (d. 1511)
  • 1916-01-22 Harilal Upadhyay, Gujarati Author, Poet, Astrologist (Gujarat is a State of India) (d. 1994)
  • 1921-12-07 Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu spiritual leader (BAPS), born in Chansad, Gujarat (d. 2016)
  • 1922-03-04 Dina Pathak (Deena Pathak), Veteran Gujarati theatre and film actress (d. 2002)
  • 1928-01-01 Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistani philanthropist (Edhi Foundation), born in Bantva, Gujarat (d. 2016)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1950-09-17 Narendra Modi, 15th Prime Minister of India, born in Vadnagar, Gujarat

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi